31 August 2022

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.

12 August 2022

Links of the Week: August 12, 2022: The Fairness Spin

Are efforts to make museums fairer workplaces—including with DEAI—just going in circles?

05 August 2022

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.

22 July 2022

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.

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?

10 May 2022

The Genius Delusion in Museum Work

Like most sectors, museums are in search of geniuses. But is that just the same old idolatry?

11 March 2022

Links of the Week: March 11, 2022: Bury the Lead

Leadership is always considered top-and-center. It should be everywhere.

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?

10 December 2021

Links of the Week: December 10, 2021: Everything Must Go, Part 2

Some end-of-year reading on museums, silos, learning, racism, leadership, and climate

02 November 2021

Museum Disruption Revisited (and Dismantling Visited)

Can museum workers really down bring their own system?

29 October 2021

Links of the Week: October 29, 2021: Museum Field Scares

The museum field is full of fear, and not the fun kind.

06 July 2021

What Kind of Museum Leaders Do We Want?

Do museums need different leaders or different ideas about museum leadership?

22 June 2021

Agency and Autonomy in Museums

Autonomy and agency are the internal and external forms of self-actualization that all museum workers need.