Shrug Culture: Innovation, Help, and Sharing in Museums
All too often, one worker's innovation is another worker's meh.
Links of the Week: February 3, 2023: One Month In
Do museum workers pay enough attention to goals, planning, and trends?
Links of the Week: July 22, 2022: What Vibrations?
Some leaders think the Great Resignation is caused by bad vibes. It's more than that.
Links of the Week: May 13, 2022: Change Like You Mean It
Whose change? And changing into what? What does change mean for museum workers?
Links of the Week: February 18, 2022: Org Culture War
The org culture war in museums isn't just new vs old, but changing into the new or changing back into the old.
Links of the Week: December 3, 2021: Everything Must Go
It's been a big year in links … let's start by focusing on change.
Museum Disruption Revisited (and Dismantling Visited)
Can museum workers really down bring their own system?
Do We Need Museum Collectives?
Can the exceptionalist museum field move in a collaborative, networked direction?
Museums and the Three Crises
What kind of org culture must a museum have to fight the interconnected crises of racism, climate collapse, and fascism?
Is a Different Museum Org a Work of Fiction?
Everyone's asking questions about what a museum should be. Can we change what museums will be?
How Does Hope in Museums Turn into Action?
Hope can lead to transformation—are museums ready to support their workers in the days ahead?
Going Rogue, Revisited
Is ignoring the org structure the best way to make change or just more safe, performative rebellion?
The Current Museum Model Has to Die
A new unconference series demands Death to (the institutional failures of) Museums.