24 May 2022

The Museum Overwork Dilemma—Us or Them?

We've met the museum overwork enemy—but is it us? Join a co-hosted conversation on June 9 to talk it out.

17 May 2022

Are We Approaching Museum Org Culture All Wrong?

What if we're approaching museum org culture backward?

15 February 2022

Towards a New Museum Conference Ecosystem?

Nearly 50 museum-field professionals discussed evolving the museum conference-scape into something broader

01 February 2022

Next-Level Museum Conference Chess

Come to a Museum Human gathering about museum conference gatherings

19 November 2021

Links of the Week: November 19, 2021: Post-Conference-Era Follow-up

My post on museum conferences generated a fair amount of comments. What larger concerns were implicated?

16 November 2021

Are We Entering a Post-Museum-Conference Era?

I loved the virtual museum conferences I attended this year, but is it time for a different model altogether?

22 October 2021

Links of the Week: October 22, 2021: Tech in the Middle

The end of the calendar year often feels like the time for tech talk.

12 January 2021

What a Recent Symposium Says about Museum Democracy

Is it time for a museum-field symposium for the rest of us?

24 November 2020

The Capitalism Conundrum for Museum Workers

Is there another way for the museum sector besides all-encompassing capitalism? Thoughts on week two of MCN 2020.

17 November 2020

Strategy for the Rest of Us

Thoughts from the first of two weeks of the Museum Computer Network's virtual 2020 conference

10 August 2020

The Current Museum Model Has to Die

A new unconference series demands Death to (the institutional failures of) Museums.

05 January 2020

Will TED Talks or Tough Talk Lead to Better Org Culture in Museums?

Two simultaneous museum conferences, on opposite sides of the country, highlighted two different approaches to fixing what's wrong with museums.

04 August 2019

Hey, Cultural Sector, Agile This

We overuse the term Agile in the organizational lexicon. A recent workshop explored a people-centered path to agile workplaces in the cultural sector.

18 May 2019

One peer mentoring door closes, but others are already open …

After two years, the #MCNergy peer mentoring sessions at the Museum Computer Network's annual conference are ending, and that's a good thing.

20 April 2018

We Made a Book!

Two of us self-styled change agents wrote a book about how to deal with change, and then how to deal yourself in.