13 April 2022

Measuring the Unmeasurable in Museum Work

Worker feelings may be impossible to measure, and that's a good thing

22 February 2022

The Positivity of Negativity in Museum Work

Can we acknowledge doom and collapse and still make positive change in museums?

25 January 2022

Study Hall: The Org Culture of Self-Examination in Museums

Museum-field studies are interesting, but does institutional org culture prevent real learning?

27 July 2021

Introverts and Extroverts in Museum Work

Is a museum workplace possible which benefits introverts, extroverts, and everyone who's both and in between?

11 May 2021

TMPR for Museum Workers, Part 3: People

A four-part series continues with the place of people in the museum field. It's not as obvious as you think.

20 April 2021

Museum Org Culture Is Causing a Mental Health Crisis

Museums make mental health resources available to workers but ignore how their own org culture contributes to the problem.

15 December 2020

Museums Trust the Process but Not the People

Museum workers are told to think in systems but put people first. So which is it?

08 December 2020

Do We Need Museum Collectives?

Can the exceptionalist museum field move in a collaborative, networked direction?

28 January 2020

Why All the Hating on Empathy?

Empathy is not a one-step solution to all organizational problems. It was never meant to be. Why all the piling on something which should be positive? Subscribe to The Museum at the End of the World to read more!

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.

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