Inside the World’s Craziest Scavenger Hunt
It's no secret that we LOVE scavenger hunts here at Museum Hack. GISHWES is the world's craziest!
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A Plan in Hand: Strategic Planning Case Studies with Huntington Library & LACMA
Strategic planning - it may sound like a corporate buzzword phrase, but more and more museums are adapting the process to meet their goals.
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4 Works That Give New Meaning to the Phrase “High Art”
4/20's just around the corner, and we know the perfect way to celebrate: check out these artistic masterpieces.
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The Ultimate Museum Road Trip
It’s almost summer and that means … road trips! Start loading the car and updating Google maps because here is our Ultimate Museum Road Trip.
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8 Epic Museum Twitter Accounts You Should Be Following
Not all museum Twitter accounts are created equal.
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Asaph and Angeline Stickney Hall: Love in the Time of Satellites
Asaph Hall was a very good astronomer, until his wife Angeline Stickney made him a great one.
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7 Adorable Baby Zoo Animals to Visit This Spring
Get your "awww!" on at your local zoo this spring. We guarantee you'll have a wild time!
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What The Spartans Taught Us About Team Work
The Spartan Army dominated Ancient Greece. That's not because there was something in the water in Sparta that made their soldiers grow crazy strong, but because they worked together as a team.
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The Enchantress of Numbers
Ada Lovelace, daughter of famed British poet Lord Byron, was a force to be reckoned with herself. Why? Well, she's considered to have written the language for the world's first computer program... all the way back in the 1800s.
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The Origin of Artificial Intelligence, AKA: Is This Thing Alive?
Alan Turing's eponymous Turing machine presaged the digital computer—and his Turing test presaged the rise of artificial intelligence that will eventually make us all obsolete.
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Building Up Butler County: A Case Study
Warning: This case study includes donuts, cats, and possibly Egypt's first body positive pharaoh.
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The Princes in the Tower
In 1483, two English princes were imprisoned in the Tower of London by their notorious uncle, Richard III, and never seen again. We still don't know what happened. (Spoiler alert: probably murder.)
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Sound Smart At Parties: Beer
Thousands of years before your college bro bought his home brew kit off Amazon, people in Mesopotamia were praying to Ninkasi, the goddess of brewing. Here are 10 facts you need to know about beer.
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4 Lessons in Storytelling From Walt Disney
The next time you're looking for an idea for sharing your brand's message, log off Google Drive and into Netflix. You might be surprised at what you find.
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Dance Until You Die!
Long before Winifred Sanderson told the partygoers of Salem, MA, to "Dance! Dance until you die!" a small town in the Holy Roman Empire was consumed by a serious, if strange, affliction: its citizens were struck by a dancing plague.
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Barbara Jatta: The Highest Ranking Woman in the Vatican
Pope Francis recently elected the first woman in charge of the Vatican Museums. In this role, Barbara Jatta is officially the highest ranking woman in the Vatican. This is her story.
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The Baddest Aviatrix You’ve Never Heard Of
Few people today know that a black woman was "barnstorming" her way across America in the 1920s, but they need to.
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Breaking Out of the Norm with the Brown County Federation of History Museums
Guides Kate and Julian traveled to Wisconsin to help out a group of History Museums and teach them how to upgrade their storytelling techniques.
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What Happened to the Mary Celeste?
In November of 1872, the Mary Celeste sailed from New York for a transatlantic voyage. The ship eventually made it to Europe, but her crew never did.
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Wam, Bam, Thank You VAM: Looking to the Future at VAM’s Annual Conference
What will the next 50 years of museums look like? Julia and Dustin headed to VAM's Annual Conference to find out.
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The Real Hackstory Of The Sandwich
Sometimes great things are created from gambling addictions, like sandwiches.
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The Hide-and-Seek Emperor
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them... and some, when greatness literally falls into their lap, hide behind tapestries to escape it.
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An Epic Custom Scavenger Hunt With Russell Reynolds
On a cold day in January, a group of top notch recruiters from around the world gathered in Brooklyn to embark on an epic custom scavenger hunt.
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