It's been my absolute privilege to be on the board of this organization. AHM has been blessed with enthusiastic volunteers, some great opportunities to hold events around town with more established nonprofits as we try to establish our own brand, and a vibrant social media community that has exceeded our expectations for a relatively new organization. It's also been a real pleasure to meet the many scholars and other professionals who have been donating their time and talents to serve as other board members, advisory council or content developers. I can't wait to see how AHM grows over time!
The people at AHM are a great bunch of hard-working individuals who strongly believe in the Museum's message. I've worked with them at several events, and can say I enjoyed it every time.
For my seminar class of Applied Anthropology: Human and Animal Relations I wrote several essays on Indigenous peoples bonds with animals. The peoples were the Maya of the Yucatan, the deer herder peoples of Russia, and the Cree of Canada.
volunteering for the museum has been a great experience as well I would say. The events are friendly and are great for animal lovers. The last event I volunteered for allowed people to bring their dogs. I see myself helping out again!
The Animal History Museum is helping to preserve important, yet often obscure, chapters of Animal History in the US and around the world while promoting animal welfare and animal advocates who have, and are, making a positive difference in the way animals are perceived by the public at large. As an author, it was an honor to have an exhibit presented by the AHM based on my book about the history of National Dog Week: "Who Let the Dogs In." The AHM is the perfect venue for helping to share the story of Captain Wm. Lewis Judy, the founder of National Dog Week.
What a really cool cause and a nice bunch of people dedicated to the love of animals. It's nice to find people with such passion for the welfare of all creatures and who are willing to work so hard to bring that message to everyone. The idea of bringing art and animals together to celebrate the bond we have have with the animals in our world is such a great idea, and I hope this fledgling museum has great success!
Great place and people behind the name--such a pleasure to work with and will always be keeping an eye on what new events and things they have going on!
Have had a great time working with this non-profit and attending their event 'preview pawty' the other night. You can tell just by the vendors and attendees who came how much passion they inspire in caring for and supporting our animal companions. Look forward to doing more with them in the future!