Marie E. Wilson, Education Specialist: Museum Job Spotlight

My name is… Marie E. Wilson The name of my museum is… McWane Science Center My job title is… Education Specialist What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? I teach field trip programs inside the museum and outreach programs outside the museum during the school year. I teach camps during the summer. I also

Continue Reading

Sean Harrison, Exhibit Technician: Museum Job Spotlight

My name is… Sean Harrison The name of my museum is… Bullock Texas State History Museum My job title is… Exhibit Technician What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? Making artifact mounts, exhibit furnishings, installing exhibits, and tracking activities What is your absolute favorite part of your job? 😍 watching visitors respond to displays

Continue Reading

Michael Banks, Curator: Museum Job Spotlight

  My name is… Michael Banks The name of my museum is… Griffith University My job title is… Curator – Griffith Archive   What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? My main responsibility is to tell the Griffith Story. Which essentially means preserving and sharing the history of my organization – Griffith University. I

Continue Reading

Angelina Lippert, Chief Curator: Museum Job Spotlight

  My name is… Angelina Lippert The name of my museum is… Poster House My job title is… Chief Curator   What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? Poster House is a new museum, which means my job changes and evolves very rapidly as we lead up to the opening in Spring 2019. Right

Continue Reading

Gary Moeller, Director/Collection Manager: Museum Job Spotlight

  My name is… Gary Moeller The name of my museum is… National Bottle Museum My job title is… Director/Collection Mgr.   What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? Mostly administrative. Doing the paperwork to add pieces to the museum’s permanent collection, numbering the pieces, adding them to the database. Also attempting to raise

Continue Reading

Lisa Monteiro, Executive Director: Museum Job Spotlight

  My name is… Lisa Monteiro The name of my museum is… Central Sierra Historical Society & Museum My job title is… Executive Director   What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? My day to day consists of supervising all aspects of the museum. As a small institution, we have 7 employees, every day

Continue Reading

Scott S. Lawski, Membership Coordinator: Museum Job Spotlight

My name is… Scott S. Lawski The name of my museum is… Wexner Center for the Arts My job title is… Membership Coordinator   What’s your day to day like? What are your main responsibilities? Lots and lots of meetings, data analysis and patron interaction (along with copious amounts of coffee consumption). I manage our General Members and

Continue Reading

MuseNews June Roundup

MuseNews June Roundup

Here at Museum Hack, we believe museums are f***ing awesome. Every month, we hear awesome stories from our museum network about new exhibits, acquisitions, events and more. Please enjoy this monthly roundup of some of the most awesome museum news happening around the globe.

Continue Reading

Life Is What You Make It: Leadership Lessons From Eleanor Of Aquitaine

Here’s just a tiny portion of what today’s bad*ss bitch was adept at: arithmetic, history, the constellations, household management, embroidery, needlepoint, sewing, spinning, weaving, conversation, dancing, backgammon, checkers, chess, playing the harp, singing, music, literature, riding, hawking, and hunting!1 Impressed yet? Eleanor of Aquitaine was not only a boss at all of the above-listed skills,

Continue Reading

Why Museums Produce Great Employees

Searching for your next great hire? Look no further than your local museum. Most museums are fast-paced, customer-facing, community-focused institutions that cultivate valuable skills for almost any industry. So whether you’re an employer looking for new staff, or a museum worker in the market for a new job, it’s time to recognize all awesome transferable

Continue Reading