23 February 2021

How to Make Museum Work Flexible, not Fauxible

Flexible work is not just schedules and policies. It's roles, skills, mindsets, and more. Otherwise it's fake flexibility: fauxibility.

02 February 2021

Against the Museum Smartocracy

Museums aren't just meritocracies. They are organizations that identify with smarts above all else. (Yes, even money.)

12 January 2021

What a Recent Symposium Says about Museum Democracy

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

29 December 2020

Museum Human's Top Five Themes of 2020

What throughlines did Museum Human's posts traverse over the course of the year?

01 December 2020

Museums Must Pivot Back to People

Museums have been pivoting to post-normal workplaces. What else are they pivoting to?

12 October 2020

Is a Different Museum Org a Work of Fiction?

Everyone's asking questions about what a museum should be. Can we change what museums will be?

31 August 2020

The Museum Field's Twin Obsessions with Scarcity and Growth

Museums are addicted to institutional growth but precarity for their people.

03 August 2020

Digital Museum Publishing is Still Trying in 2020

In a pandemic world, is digital publishing an answer for museums—or the same problem in different packaging?

27 July 2020

Normal, Disrupted

What normal are all of us in museums—leaders, workers—trying to get back to? Is there a better "no-normal" out there?

13 July 2020

Museum Leadership for the Rest of Us

Is it time to stop looking for leaders to guide us out of this pestilential age—and start looking to networks of people to rise to the challenge?

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