These Museums are Doing Halloween Right
  Looking for inspiration to turn your museum into a Halloween hotspot? Whether your museum is large or small, there’s a whole lot more you can do than just candy and jack-o-lanterns! From escape rooms to sleepovers to dinosaur costume
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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
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Alum Update: Viral Videos and ‘Perk’-y Personalities at Martin Van Buren’s Lindenwald
Earlier this year, we worked with the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, helping them to learn how to rapidly prototype and test out new ideas and experiences. Our guides Ethan and Emily went to Kinderhook, NY and taught the
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Alum Update: Fantastic, Unbelievable, and Definitely Not-Ordinary!
Earlier this year we got to work with one of the most unique sites we’ve encountered: Roosevelt Campobello International Park – that’s right, international, as in run by both the US and Canada! Historic homes and park sites have different sets
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6 Creative Virtual Team Building Activities For Remote Teams
As a remote team, we geek out over virtual team building. We’re always looking for ways to bring our team closer together. But over the years we’ve learned that remote team building is much different than in-person team building. When
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Stable Rent: What it’s like to keep and maintain a pet horse in New York City, the largest city in
  Having a horse in NYC in 2017 is an expensive endeavor By at least one count, there are some 1.1 million dogs and cats in New York City. That’s roughly one dog or cat for every eight New Yorkers.
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Boot Camp Alum Update: A Wacky Walking Tour With the Watkins Museum
Something magical happened for Abby Magariel, Education and Programs Coordinator at the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence, KS, at our Audience Engagement Boot Camp. She tells it like this: I realized the Met was “mine,” and that I had
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7 Things to See at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Boasting a collection of more than two million items, it can be difficult to know exactly where to begin during a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Spending an afternoon meandering from gallery to gallery,
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4 Savvy Ways To Beat Workplace Complacency
Only 30% of U.S. employees are engaged at work. And worldwide, workplace engagement is just 13%. How can these numbers be so low? As Thomas Edison once said: “We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are
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Should museums have a personality?
In a medium where tone and voice are key, what does it mean to funnel a museum’s online presence through a unique filter: ourselves? Think about some of your favourite museums on Twitter. How about Instagram? What is it about
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Infographic: 8 Books Featuring Museums
We’re all pretty familiar with Dan Brown’s “The DaVinci Code” & others in the series that prominently feature museums or museum professionals. We love books and museums – and it’s even better when the two are combined! Below we’ve rounded
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Engaging Otters, Porcupines, and the Visitors: A Case Study of the High Desert Museum
Art. History. Cultural. Wildlife. Normally these words all describe different types of museums – but what if your institution contains them all? Opened in 1982, the High Desert Museum in Bend, OR brings all of these elements together to promote
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