Making Sustainability Sustainable for Museums: an Interview with Caitlin Southwick
Sustainability for museums is a cross-disciplinary mindset.
What Museum Human Means by "Hierarchy"
What if just reforming leadership and the hierarchy isn't enough?
Shrug Culture: Innovation, Help, and Sharing in Museums
All too often, one worker's innovation is another worker's meh.
Decision-Making Often Goes Wrong Before It Even Begins
Distributed decision-making is the real test of progressive workplaces.
Links of the Week: April 7, 2023: Gifts to Our Future Selves
The best gift to yourself is one that others get to share in.
Wrong, Revisited: Museum Worker Pain Points
Can we be wrong and right about museum-field pain points at the same time?
Can Emergent Skills Save the Museum Sector? A chat with Dr. Lauren Vargas
Museums say they want better community relationships but need better emergent skills first.
Can Museums Respond to the Remote/Hybrid Challenge?
If resigning is Great and quitting is Quiet, what does that make remote and hybrid work?
Links of the Week: August 31, 2022: The System
Considering their educational pedigrees, museum workers aren't used to thinking of their institutions as systems.
Links of the Week: August 12, 2022: The Fairness Spin
Are efforts to make museums fairer workplaces—including with DEAI—just going in circles?
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: July 22, 2022: What Vibrations?
Some leaders think the Great Resignation is caused by bad vibes. It's more than that.
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.