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Save the Date! MSA FORWARD 2020 will be heading to the Rock and Roll Capital of the World, Cleveland, Ohio, April 23-27!

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MSA vendors are the trusted business partners of hundreds of museum store buyers across the globe.

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Join MSA and AmericasMart for The Museum Collective

July 10-14, 2019, at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market

Save the Date! Museum Store Sunday – December 1, 2019

Visit the Museum Store Sunday website for details as they become available.

MSA’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan
The Board of Directors is pleased to share MSA’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan — a focused set of goals surrounding Young Professionals, Education, Advocacy, and Conference/Expo, that were developed to revitalize and refocus the Museum Store Association.

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How Museum Stores Support Their Institutions and the Community At-Large

August 19, 2019 Compiled by Stuart Hata Throughout my 30 years as a museum retail professional, I have often had to explain to others how museum stores support their institutions and the public at-large. These conversations have occurred within professional circles, through my personal network of friends and family and with casual acquaintances and complete […]

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Motivating Staff Members: Cash Is Not King

August 5, 2019 By Susan Saylor Recently, MSA President Susan Tudor asked for suggestions from other MSA members on ShopTalk for ideas that would help motivate employees to convert visitors to members. I replied to Susan in a private message, and she appreciated the suggestions so much, she encouraged me to share the information in […]

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PRO-File: Katherine Kornblau

July 22, 2019 By David Duddy Katherine J. Kornblau is the founder and president of KJK Jewelry, Inc., which specializes in working with museums and other cultural institutions to create custom jewelry that complements collections and exhibitions. Katherine studied art history at Oberlin College. A lifelong New Yorker, Katherine reflects on her career, the impact […]

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