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
Carly Hill

Hacking Day One: Refreshing The Onboarding Process For New Employees

First days at a new job can be tough, and for many employees, fitting in at their new 9-5 home can be a little intimidating. It often takes time for new hires to feel comfortable and fully engage with the business. The good news is, there are ways to make the transition easier for both […]

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Increase Engagement by Revitalizing and Empowering Staff (Case Study: PAMA)

Have your museum’s programs become stagnant?  Are you struggling to find new ways to engage audiences and get your staff on board? Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives (“PAMA”) explores the rich history of the Region of Peel in Canada.  Having recently completed a large expansion, PAMA was looking to revitalize their current programming in […]

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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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Consulting Case Studies
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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Consulting Case Studies
Museum Hack

Using Passion and Fun to Revitalize Museums: Full Report from Our June 2016 Boot Camp

Museum Hack specializes in professional development that helps museum professionals better engage with visitors and showcase their amazing collections through storytelling, technology, and fun activities.  We know that the key to fostering new visitor relationships without alienating core audiences lies in the heart of every museum: its staff and stories. As crafters of unforgettable museum […]

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Museum Hack

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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Museum Hack

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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