”Women’s Identity in History – Museum Perspective”
Fulbright Scholar Rainey Tisdale
a Guest Lecture hosted by the American Resource Center
on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at 16:30
at the Auditorium of the National Library,
Yliopistonkatu 1, 3rd floor
^ Rainey Tisdale is a Fulbright Scholar researching City History, City Identity, and City Museums in Helsinki. She has worked in history museums in the United States for 15 years. Before arriving in Finland, she worked for Boston’s city historical organization as Director of the Old State House Museum, one of the primary historic sites on Boston’s Freedom Trail. She has also worked for the U.S. Senate Curator’s Office and the George Meany Memorial Archives & Museum, and taught in the graduate Museum Studies program at Tufts University. Her areas of interest include city history, exhibition development, small museum management, Museums 2.0, material culture, and collections management.