More Than A Remote Chance Of Success

Forget the flying cars, the robots that will do your laundry, and the moving sidewalks in every major metropolitan area. The real innovation of the future is remote work, and we’re here to dispel a few common myths about this approach to business. Now, when you heard the term “remote work,” there’s a good chance

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Museum Squad Goals Vs. Museum Roles

Curatorial, Events, Programs, Education, Conservation, Sponsorship, Visitor Services…museums all over the world have diverse collections and diverse organizational structures. In some museums, one person may be what three people are in another museum and some museums may not have any staff. Instead, they’re entirely volunteer run. Whilst the staff composition may vary between museums, the goal of

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Museum Buzzword Balderdash

Museum Buzzword Balderdash

Board game aficionados will be familiar with Balderdash. In the game originally published in 1984, players create fictitious definitions of real words and attempt to convince others that their definition is the real deal. The game has sold over 15 million copies worldwide since hitting the market but has even older roots in a classic parlor game

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The Economic Impact Of Museums: Why Museums Are F***Ing Awesome

Recently, the American Alliance of Museums released a new study, Museums as Economic Engines. It provides the hard data that, beyond the obvious cultural impact, museums are also absolutely essential to the national economy. Museums: generate GDP create jobs contribute taxes We have always known that museums are f***ing awesome and now, thanks to AAM, we have

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MuseNews May Roundup

MuseNews May Roundup

Here at Museum Hack we think museums are f***ing awesome. We’re constantly hearing awesome stories from our museum partners — stories about new exhibits and even some pretty weird and wild stuff! We wanted to share the amazing news items that come across our virtual desks, so we’re putting together a monthly roundup of some

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Fresh Research from the Field: EMP Spotlights

Fresh Research from the Field: EMP Spotlights

Hey Grad Students and EMPs Want to show off all the cool work you’re doing in the field, or research you’re working on for school? We want to highlight some awesome research going on in the field by Emerging Museum Professionals. Think of it as an on-going conference poster session. Check out our first EMP

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EMP Spotlight: Makenzie Witter

EMP Spotlight: Makenzie Witter

We’re profiling interesting projects from in the museum field to show the amazing research coming from Emerging Museum Professionals.  Have an awesome museum project you want to share? Email julia@museumhack.com!  My name is…Makenzie Witter I am the Museum Educator at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY. I graduated from Seton Hall University in May

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Updates from the Museum.Jobs team!

Updates from the Museum.Jobs team!

We’ve been working hard to make Museum.Jobs the best resource for the best museum jobs. Our posts are only for museums and related cultural institutions, to provide a free resource and access to Museum Hack’s network of museum professionals. But there is a room to grow in the museum world, particularly when it comes to

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5 Amazing Museum Jobs To Apply For This August

5 Amazing Museum Jobs To Apply For This August

Are you looking for new amazing museum jobs? There are some incredible institutions across the U.S. and Canada that are hiring right now.  Check out these five cool opportunities below and then head over to Museum.Jobs to see more! Cool museum jobs across the US,UK, and Canada are hiring now. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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Museum Job Spotlight: Melinda McCrary

Museum Job Spotlight: Melinda McCrary

We’re profiling interesting jobs in the museum field to show the range of responsibilities and opportunities available.  Have an awesome museum job you want to share? Email info@museumhack.com! My name is… Melinda McCrary The name of my museum is… Richmond Museum of History My job title is… Executive Director What do you mostly work on? A little bit of

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