24 May 2024

Links of the Week: May 24, 2024: This Deal Is Getting Worse All the Time

Has the new buzzword for being trapped in a platform finally come for the museum field?

21 May 2024

Hustle Culture, Revisited, part 2: What I've Learned about Museums from Making Museum Human

What have I learned about the museum field from eight years of making Museum Human?

30 April 2024

How Can Different Groups in the Museum Agree on Impact?

Museums—and their departments and workers—are increasingly concerned about impact beyond the institution. But can museums have impact externally when they may not agree on just what it means—or how to get there—internally?

01 March 2024

Links of the Week: March 1, 2024: Futures and Presents, Perfect and Imperfect

Speculative fiction only works if we understand our past and present.

13 February 2024

Will the Challenge of AI Inspire Museums and Workers to Innovate Together? An Interview with Deb Howes

How do museums navigate the AI landscape between the rock of institutional/staff obsolescence and the hard place of private profiteering?

09 February 2024

Links of the Week: February 9, 2024: Leaders All the Way Down?

Leadership is a practice, not a set of positions. How are museums practicing their leadership?

06 February 2024

The View from Up There: a Review of The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues by András Szántó

A 2020 leader-focused book on the future of museums is more than meets the eye.

23 January 2024

What Do Museums Need to Do to Move Forward for Their Workers?

Museums being honest know that equity, fairness, and justice are organizational problems. Are they avoiding the necessary solutions?

16 January 2024

Is the Fall of the Museum Workplace a Matter of Time?

Is 2024 the year that museum work stops making sense, for good?

17 November 2023

Links of the Week: November 17, 2023: Everything Everywhere

After a virtual conference considered the Future of Museums, can we find common ground between civics, tech, and worker wellbeing?

03 November 2023

Links of the Week: November 3, 2023: MAP Your Museum's Culture

Do museums have the organizational culture to tackle real problems in real ways?

10 October 2023

The Personalization Dilemma and the AI Temptation for Museums

In aiming for personalized storytelling for every visitor, have museums created a task that only AI can possibly solve?

30 May 2023

AI is NOT Coming for Your Museum Job (but Someone Else May Be)—Part 2

Who will decide how AI helps—or replaces—museum work?

23 May 2023

AI is NOT Coming for Your Museum Job (but Someone Else May Be)—Part 1

Does anyone actually know what AI is capable of—and who will suffer in trying to figure that out?

16 May 2023

Making Sustainability Sustainable for Museums: an Interview with Caitlin Southwick

Sustainability for museums is a cross-disciplinary mindset.