Consulting Case Studies

Thinking about working with us, but maybe you’re not sure if we’d be a great fit? We’ve consulted with organizations big and small, new and old, and all around the world. Check out the work we’ve done with other museums, zoos, gardens, and historic houses (to name a few!).

Consulting Case Studies
Museum Hack

Shining New Light on Guided Tours (Case Study: St. Simons Lighthouse Museum)

Are your guided tours a bit lackluster? Do you struggle to engage school groups and get them excited about your historic site? St. Simons Lighthouse Museum is one of only five surviving light towers in Georgia.  Erected in 1804 on Couper’s Point, the 75-foot tower stands watch over the Georgia coastline, protecting ships from disaster. […]

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Carly Hill

Promoting Engagement and Social Connections: A New School Case Study

Have you ever been to an event where you didn’t know anyone? Being in a large crowd of strangers can be intimidating for many people. People who are uncomfortable in these situations tend to stick to themselves rather than reaching out and meeting fellow attendees. It can be overwhelming, intense, and nerve-wracking. And that’s exactly […]

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Embracing 21st Century Audience Engagement (Case Study: Hennepin History Museum)

Is your museum going through a growth spurt?  Many museums are embracing new visions of the future – where they are not only active members of their communities, but are also spaces where their community is actively engaged with each other and the museum.  A key part of this transformation is embracing younger audiences – […]

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Consulting Case Studies
Carly Hill

We Designed a Custom In-Store Scavenger Hunt for Bloomingdale’s

Sometimes, even big companies run into a problem they’re not sure how to solve on their own. Few brands have a name with as much star power and history as Bloomingdale’s. The famous retailer boasts an amazing legacy in New York City and abroad, and the name Bloomingdale’s has become synonymous with incredible, iconic, and […]

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Discussing Millennial Engagement at Museum Association of New York

In April 2016, Dustin Growick attended the Museum Association of New York Annual Conference on “Museums – Core to Communities.”  The conference looked at how museums can become community anchors: centers for communities to discuss current issues, provide education for all, and offer valuable resources.  They wanted sessions that explored the “must haves” of modern […]

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Museum Hack

How to Attract and Engage Hard-to-Reach Audiences (Case Study: Parks Canada)

Historic sites are messengers from the past.  When interpreted well, historic sites come alive with stories and secrets while shedding light on who we are now and who we may become in the future.  Yet many historic sites struggle to appeal to broader audiences, especially millennials.  It’s a challenge familiar to Parks Canada, which protects […]

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Danse de Museum Hack (Case Study: NYC Ballet Trivia Night)

Have you ever wanted to be a ballerina?  To learn the graceful moves and unique history of this amazing art form? The NYC Ballet is America’s premiere ballet company, having danced across the city since 1948.  With the largest repertoire of any American ballet company, they host over 60 ballets every year that attract thousands […]

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Museum Hack

Audience Development Case Study: National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

When you think of incredible museums, what comes to mind?  At Museum Hack, we love museums that are full of stories and unique interactions, where technology and passion combine to make collections come to life.  But we know that this isn’t limited to just a handful of museums.  In fact, every museum has the potential […]

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Museum Hack

How to Fall Back in Love with Your Museum (Case Study: Heritage Museums & Gardens)

In historic Sandwich, Massachusetts, lies one of the most diverse collections we’ve ever encountered.  Heritage Museums & Gardens (“HMG”) holds a vast amount of treasures in their collection: ranging from American Folk Art and a vintage carousel to thousands of rhododendrons, antique automobiles, a windmill built in 1800, and a labyrinth designed by Marty Cain! […]

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