The Legend of Agent 355
If you think that George Washington or Marquis de Lafayette won the Revolutionary War, think again. The real victors of the American Revolution were spies, one of which was a bad*ss bitch with the moniker "Agent 355."
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Ain’t No Party Like a Painting Party
Before social media made it possible to capture every embarrassing night out, there were paintings that reproduced every wild detail. Let’s take a look at a couple and see if we can decode the debauchery.
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The Real Hackstory of Big Alma Spreckels
Big Alma Spreckels was a big woman with an even bigger story. But who was this larger than life lady who graced the golden gated city by the bay?
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4 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Childhood Authors
Which of your favorite childhood author was a spy? Which wrote for Playboy?
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Everything You Need to Know In Life, You Can Learn From A Museum
Museums are full of life lessons just aching to be told, all you need to do is peel back the surface. Metaphorically speaking, of course. Stay 18 effing inches away from the art!
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Okay Ladies Now Let’s Get In Formation
We’ve been proud to celebrate Badass Bitches in NYC, DC and SF. Now we’re thrilled to announce that the revolution is spreading to Chicago and Los Angeles!
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Famous Artists We’d Totally Ship
In honor of February, the month of love, let’s put on our best overbearing mother hats and take a look at Famous Artists We'd Totally Ship: Matchmaker Edition.
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Advice from the Animal Kingdom: Dating Edition
We’ve sorted through thousands of animal mating rituals and found the best tips to help you date and mate this Valentine's Day.
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In Honor of Galentine’s Day: 4 Epic Girl Gangs in Museums
Check out these four epic girl gangs at museums who live up to Leslie Knope's Galentine's Day code: hoes before bros. Uteruses before duderuses. Ovaries before brovaries.
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The Real Hackstory of Cupid: God of Love, Attraction, and Man in a Diaper
It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Have you been struck by Cupid’s arrow yet? Oh, who’s Cupid? He’s that guy that flies around and shoots people and then they fall in love and stuff. Wait, what? Okay fine, here’s the real deal
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Famous Artists Who Would Make the Best (And Worst) Boyfriends
Whether you love em,’ hate em,’ or hate to love em,’ these guys broke some hearts and made some arts. Here's at look at famous artists that made the best (and worst) boyfriends.
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Let’s Talk About Sex. Dinosaur Sex.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we know exactly what you were hoping to receive for this joyous Hallmark holiday: 1,000 words on the mating habits of dinosaurs. After all, nothing says “I love you” quite like a
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The Legend of Gouyen
Nothing says true love like defying the customs of your people to get revenge for your beloved husband's murder.
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Making Memories With Mish Guru
The Snapchat experts at Mish Guru came to us with a simple mission: to have a hilarious time before their company holiday party. Challenge accepted.
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These Babies from Historic Art Will Haunt Your Dreams
From the sour-faced to the muscly, to the weirdly-proportioned, here are our favorite awkward babies in art only a medieval mother could love.
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7 Superb Owls to Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday
Here at Museum Hack, we celebrate #SuperBowlSunday, too. We just call it #SuperbOwlSunday. Take a look at these 10 superb owls from some of the world's greatest museums.
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Hatshepsut, The Queen Who Became Pharaoh
Step aside, Cleopatra. Sit down, King Tut. Move on down, Amenhotep. Who was the greatest pharaoh in history? None other than Hatshepsut, the badass bitch whose reign was a golden age of peace and prosperity in Egypt.
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Analysis of The Whitney’s Membership Renewal & Upgrade Letter
Membership renewal letters are critical to sustaining your museum, engaging members, and reengaging them. Here's our analysis of one letter.
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7 Awesomely Odd Museum Collections from Around the World
We love experiencing great art, ancient fossils, and enigmatic mummies - but some museums collect objects that are a little more unconventional.
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This Valentine’s Day, Fall in Love at a Museum
If you didn't know already, museums are really romantic. Fall in love at a museum this Valentine's Day with our special private tour for two.
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The Real Hackstory of the Curse of King Tut
Many of the people who excavated King Tut's tomb suffered from untimely, macabre deaths. Were they just unlucky? Or was there something more sinister going on? We examine the real hackstory of King Tut's curse.
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7 Special Museum Exhibitions We’re Excited to See in 2018
Twenty-eighteen? More like twenty-GREATeen - especially for lovers of special museum exhibitions.
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The Tragic Tale of Audrey Munson, the World’s First Supermodel
Blessed with beauty but cursed by fate, the story of Audrey Munson, the world's first supermodel, is a tragic tale of fame, fortune, and a harsh fall from grace.
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