The Museum Doctors: Interview with Jose Antonio Gordillo Martorell of Cultural Inquiry
What if museums didn't just listen to children and communities, but did what they were told?
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.
Links of the Week: February 3, 2023: One Month In
Do museum workers pay enough attention to goals, planning, and trends?
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.
The Genius Delusion in Museum Work
Like most sectors, museums are in search of geniuses. But is that just the same old idolatry?
Measuring the Unmeasurable in Museum Work
Worker feelings may be impossible to measure, and that's a good thing
We Ignore the Museum Busyness Elephant at Our Peril
Museum workloads are undermining the entire remote/return discussion and so much more.
Towards a New Museum Conference Ecosystem?
Nearly 50 museum-field professionals discussed evolving the museum conference-scape into something broader
Roles, Responsibilities, and Hats in Museum Work
What does it mean if our museum jobs are doomed to be undescribable to other museum workers?
Study Hall: The Org Culture of Self-Examination in Museums
Museum-field studies are interesting, but does institutional org culture prevent real learning?
Links of the Week: January 14, 2022: Unconventional Wisdom
We're mistaken … about a great many things.
So I Missed My Museum's Orientation
Is museum onboarding too inconsistent to make "museum citizenship" a reality?
Links of the Week: October 29, 2021: Museum Field Scares
The museum field is full of fear, and not the fun kind.
Introverts and Extroverts in Museum Work
Is a museum workplace possible which benefits introverts, extroverts, and everyone who's both and in between?