Cultural and Museum Planning

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Planning

The team at the Shogren Consulting Group has worked in a variety of fields on a wide variety of institutional and public policy planning projects.

We have consulted on:

Planning

Public Policy
  • The Maine Governor's Task Force for Heritage and Cultural Tourism, Augusta, ME.
  • The Creative Advocacy Network (Community Representative), Mayor's Office, Portland, OR.
  • The National Conference of State Museum Associations
  • Maine Archives and Museums
  • Provence of New Brunswick, Canada
  • Washington County Cultural Coalition
  • Washington County, Oregon
Historic Preservation
  • Central Maine Power Company, Augusta, ME.
  • Maine State Historic Preservation Office
  • Oregon State Historic Preservation Office
  • Old Swedes Church, Wilmington DE.
  • Old York Historical Society, York, ME.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME.
  • Town of Topsham, Maine
  • York Institute & Dyer Library, Sacco, ME.
  • Working Waterfront Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Museum Planning
  • Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME.
  • Phillip Foster Farm Heritage Site, Eagle Creek, OR.
  • The North Fork Rancheria of the Mono Indians of California, North Fork, CA.
  • The Sierra Mono Museum, North Fork, CA.
  • The Tigard Historical Society, Tigard, OR.
  • Washington County Museum & Historical Society, Portland, OR.
  • Working Waterfront Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Accreditation
  • Journeys of the Heart Adoption Services, Hillsboro, OR.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME.

Project Management

The team at the Shogren Consulting Group has managed everything from capital campaigns, to exhibitions, to archaeological research.

Project Management

Capital Campaigns & Facility Improvements
  • The Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, OR.
  • The North Fork Rancheria of the Mono Indians of California, North Fork, CA.
  • The Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine
  • The Sierra Mono Museum, North Fork, CA.
  • Washington County Museum & Historical Society, Portland, OR
  • Working Waterfront Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Exhibitions
  • Central Maine Power Company, Augusta, ME.
  • Maine State Historic Preservation Office
  • Oregon State Historic Preservation Office
  • Old Swedes Church, Wilmington DE.
  • Old York Historical Society, York, ME.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME.
  • Town of Topsham, Maine
  • York Institute & Dyer Library, Sacco, ME.
  • Working Waterfront Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Archaeological & Historical Research Projects
  • Central Maine Power Company, Augusta, ME.
  • The Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE.
  • Maine Historic Preservation Commission, Augusta, ME.
  • Old Yorke Historical Society, York, ME.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME.
  • The Town of Topsham, Maine
  • Working Waterfront Museum, Tacoma, WA.

Resource Development

We of the Shogren Consulting Group have worked with a wide variety of funders. We are also called on to conduct evaluations. Let us help you plan, develop and secure the funding you need for your next phase of growth!

Resource Development

Peer Reviewer
Museum Assessment Program, American Alliance of Museums, Washington DC. Sites evaluated:
  • Tribal Museums
  • Cultural Centers
  • Historic House Museums
Grant Reviewer

Institute for Museum Services, Washington DC.

National Endowment for The Humanities, Conservation Program, Washington DC.

Washington County Cultural Coalition | Oregon Cultural Trust, Hillsboro, OR

National Endowment for the Humanities

Exhibit Planning & Planning Grant: Folklife on Penobscot Bay: An Education and Program Plan for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME. Requested/Received: $40,000

Exhibit Planning & Development Grant: Maritime Community Life Searsport at at Sea and Ashore for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME. Requested/Received: $40,400

Insitute for Museum & Library Services

Museum Services Grant: Putting Maine Museums on the Map Maine Association of Museums – conceptualization and supervision of the first statewide museum directory website in the nation.

Conservation Assessment Program (Cap) Grant: for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine – collections assessment project by a team of two conservators. Funds returned to secure a CP grant. $7,000

Conservation Program (Cp) Grant: for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine –museum wide assessment of collections storage & exhibition techniques by a team of art & architectural conservators. $25,000

Conservation Program (Cp) Grant: for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine: – to fund implementation of CP assessment recommendations for the Penobscot Marine Museum. $30,000

General Operating Support Grants (1990’s) for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine – successful repeat grant recipient in a highly competitive grant pool to support of annual operating cost. $93,000

Oregon State Library Grant (In Partnership with Pacific University & The Washington County Museum) Washington County Heritage Online - a 3-year project to digitize, catalog and web publish all historic photographs held by public institutions within the county. $100,000

National Park Service

Maritime Heritage Program: Museum Small Craft Documentation, Preservation & Exhibition Project for Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, ME ($49,000)


Maritime Heritage Program: Historic Vessel Documentation & Restoration Project for Western Flyer Foundation, Long Beach, CA (not funded)

National Maritime Transportation Administration

Small Shipyard Modernization Grants Program: Grant Development & Proposal for the Moss Landing Boat Works, Moss Landing CA – to support yard improvements, purchase and installation of a high capacity Marine Travelift to expand business opportunities in the community. Requested $750,000 Project Not Funded.

Dillion-Dunwalke Trust, New York City, NY

Rebranding Campaign & Site Signage for Penobscot Marine Museum – to develop new graphic identity, highway signage and gallery labels through the museum Requested/Received: $32,000

Oregon Heritage Commission

Museum Grants Program, for the Washington County Museum, Hillsboro, OR - to renovate, purchase, and install new shelving for museum collections storage. Requested/Received: $32,000

Oregon Health Authority

Addiction Services Grant:  Proposal and budget developed for Yamhill County Mental Health Services, McMinnville, OR. & Project ABLE, Salem, OR – to create the Oregon Peer Network & Oregon Peer Academy websites to support training & development of peer mentors for addiction service. Requested/ Received: $200,000

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