June 2017 #OHMuseumChat Resources - Strategic Planning for Museums

The Ohio Museums Association (@OhioMuseums) held our June ?#?OHMuseumChat - Thursday, June 15 on Twitter. Thank you to all the individuals and organizations that participated in this conversation!

For June's topic we discussed Strategic Planning for Museums. 

Many thanks to our special guest panelists Jennifer Chandler from the National Council of Nonprofits - @NatlCouncilNPs, Kathy Boukissen from the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums - @RbHayesPres, and Christine Fowler Shearer from Fowler Artistic Resources - @cshearer.

Have questions for our panelists you didn't have a chance to ask during the chat? Be sure to reach out to them via twitter with #?OHMuseumChat!

Weren't able to make it to this month's chat, but want to stay in the loop on the great conversation with other museum professionals? We have you covered! You can find a summary from June's #?OHMuseumChat here.

There were many resources referenced during this month's chat. Those and more are listed below:

American Alliance of Museums

American Association for State and Local History


Board Source

Center for Nonprofit Management

Free Management Library

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Joan Garry Consulting 

La Piana Consulting

National Council of Nonprofits 

Museum Notes 


TCC Group 

The Bridgespan Group 

The Washington Nonprofit Institute 

The Manual of Strategic Planning for Museums. By: Gail Dexter Lord and Kate Markert. April 9, 2007.

The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations: A Guide for Museums, Performing Arts, Science Centers, Public Gardens, Heritage Sites, Libraries, Archives and Zoos. By: Gail Dexter Lord and Kate Markert. March 17, 2017.

Thanks again for a fantastic June chat! We hope you can join us for our July #?OHMuseumChat,  Thursday, July 20 at noon as we discuss Working with School Groups!

Have a great topic for an upcoming chat? Drop us a line at [email protected] or tweet @OhioMuseums and let us know!