Links of the Week: March 24, 2023: What It All Means
Turns out that searching for the meaning of all things requires a looser org structure than you'd expect.
Wrong, Revisited: Museum Worker Pain Points
Can we be wrong and right about museum-field pain points at the same time?
Museums and the X-day Workweek
A shorter workweek is under discussion, but are orgs still desperately avoiding real flexibility?
Links of the Week: August 5, 2022: Just Eff It?
The dividing line between "just eff it" and "no effing way" has shifted, and museum workers have taken note.
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?
The Positivity of Negativity in Museum Work
Can we acknowledge doom and collapse and still make positive change in museums?
The Illusion of Certainty in the Museum Field Has to End
Museums—and the western business model—are obsessed with certainty. Is there another path?
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.
Links of the Week: August 5, 2021: Bubble Bath
Times of uncertainty breed bubbles from greed and desperation. What do these mean for museums?
Museum Work in an Age of Anxiety
Are museums and workers ready to confront existential threats to their very existence?
Against the Museum Smartocracy
Museums aren't just meritocracies. They are organizations that identify with smarts above all else. (Yes, even money.)
Do We Need Museum Collectives?
Can the exceptionalist museum field move in a collaborative, networked direction?
What Museums Mean by Transparency
"Transparency" joins the performative hit parade in museum organizational culture.
The Current Museum Model Has to Die
A new unconference series demands Death to (the institutional failures of) Museums.