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01 May 2019 // News

ACM Scholarship Recipients Lead Small Museums Fearlessly

On May 8-11, hundreds of children's museum professionals will gather in Denver for the 2019 ACM Interactivity Conference. The theme…
01 May 2019 // News

Mascot Hall of Fame Open “Fur” Fun

Once upon a time, there was a Mascot named Reggy Funfurhuggin. Reggy was a mentor and friend to many fellow…
30 April 2019 // Thoughts

Exceeding Expectations: How to Keep Guests Coming Back

With so much entertainment available at people's fingertips, how can theme park operators create compelling experiences that cut through the…
27 April 2019 // Thoughts

Taking Risks and Creating Heroes: Seven Lessons from the 2019 TEA Thea Awards

Recently, the JRA team joined several hundred Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) colleagues for the 16th Annual TEA Summit and 25th…
18 April 2019 // Announcements

Fifth Third Bank Puts Its Signature on Cincinnati with New Corporate Museum

Fifth Third Bancorp has recently opened a corporate museum at its national headquarters, further solidifying its commitment to the city…
13 March 2019 // News

No Joke! National Comedy Center Officially Designated as America’s Home for Laughs

The National Comedy Center was formally designated as the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy.…
11 February 2019 // Announcements

Holocaust & Humanity Center Uses Local Stories To Teach Universal Lessons

Werner Coppel was born in Moers, Germany in 1925. After suffering the deportation of his parents at the age of…
09 February 2019 // Announcements

Building Hope: The Making of the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center

On January 26, 2019, the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center (HHC) opened its doors within Cincinnati’s historic…
22 January 2019 // Announcements

National Comedy Center Ranks 2nd on USA Today “Best New Attractions” List

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY, the country’s first museum and cultural institution devoted to comedy as an art…