Saturday, August 27, 2022
8 Takeaways for Museums from Tiktok
Here are 8 things I learned after spending the last three months posting about art and museums of my personal Tiktok. With 50K followers, 34...
Friday, July 22, 2022
Beyond the Walls: A Post Museum Career
I asked my friend, Paul Bowers, to share some of his thoughts about leaving museums. If you have thoughts about leaving museums or why you&...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
How do I get out of Museums?
I think half of the work problems in museums come from the fact that most staff feel trapped. And if you don’t want to move and you don’t ...
Thursday, February 24, 2022
Knowledge is Power
Knowledge is power, they say. This is certainly true in many workplaces. Think of the three types of people you find in many office settin...
Monday, February 21, 2022
Do we really want people to visit?
These days, like many extroverts, I feel the ache of loneliness. I’ve been thinking about planning to connect with people again. Imagine if ...
Sunday, February 20, 2022
Are We at an Inflection Point as a Field?
There’s been a great deal of sports fanfare in Ohio lately. Bengals went to the Super Bowl and then Cleveland hosted the basketball all-star...
Sunday, November 07, 2021
Why do people undervalue museum education?
Last week, some colleagues asked me how a Sip and Paint is different than a marbling workshop. I’d had my mind on something else, and I wasn...
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Are Museums a Cult?
Yesterday I gave a talk about if museums are cults for Museum Computer Network . I’ll put my notes at the end of this blog post. The talk h...
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Six Things I Learned from the Pandemic
The start of a fiscal year for me holds the same promise as new day planners and brand-new shoes, and at the same time, the trepidation of b...
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Six things I learned about museum work from our three months on TikTok
My team and I have wanted to do TikTok since 2019. We launched into the platform, finally, in February of 2021. This weekend marked our thre...
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