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Julia Kennedy

Infographic: 7 Strange Museums Around the World

According to ICOM, there are at least 55,000 museums around the world – that’s a lot! Some of these museums, however,  are pretty obscure, with collections dedicated to the strange and specific. Here’s some of our favorites from around the world:

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Julia Kennedy

An Honest Museum Resume

EMPs (Emerging Museum Professionals) know the struggle of creating a stand out resume and writing cover letter after cover letter. What would it look like if we really said what we meant on our museum resumes?

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Julia Kennedy

11 Museums Making the Most of Membership Programs

Museums know the best visitor is one who becomes a member. The expense of museum membership can often be off-putting, so member benefits are used to sweeten the deal — but, discounts on gift shops or member lunches can feel outdated and stale. So how are museums competing for visitor attention? By making membership programs […]

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Julia Kennedy

Art Right to Your Inbox with #SendMeSFMOMA

With so much of our lives firmly entrenched around the digital, museums not only have to worry about how to bring people into the museum, but how to connect with a constant online audience. What’s amazing is watching how new tech allows museums to interact and share their collections in stunning and innovative ways. The […]

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Julia Kennedy

Infographic: 10 Museum Mascots To Follow On Twitter

More and more museums are creating online personas for their onsite mascots. It’s a smart move in a variety of ways. Besides being fun, it’s an easy way to drop knowledge online in a unique way, and respond to some admiring fans. It also shows off that your museum is social media savvy, and knows […]

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Julia Kennedy

The Key To A Great Keynote: Rebooting the Standard Conference Presentation

When you hear the words keynote speaker, you’re probably thinking about an industry expert who will deliver a profound, influential speech. In reality, though, when it comes to keynotes, we want someone to give a speech that will embody and establish the theme of the conference, not just simply an inspirational speaker. We’ve had the […]

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