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.

16 April 2021

Museums Can't End Projects Without a Map

Museums have no problem starting new work. Why is ending old work so difficult to get right?

09 April 2021

Last Exit to Interview

Can museums do better with exit interviews? An immodest proposal.

02 April 2021

Deaccessioning and Museum Organizational Culture

What does the deaccessioning controversy reveal about the place of museum workers in the organization?

26 March 2021

Busyness, Revisited

The cult of busyness is the museum field's daily expression of weaponized and exploited time.

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.

12 January 2021

What a Recent Symposium Says about Museum Democracy

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

05 January 2021

Are Museums Really Ready for Audience Research?

Museums' audience research efforts are undermined by troubling organizational trends.

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?

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?

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