Interviews

Great ideas are everywhere in the museum world, and we never want to stop learning from our community. We’ve sat down with incredible folks from across the world to talk engagement, storytelling, escape rooms, boot camp, and more. Check out some of the interviews we’ve done over the years.

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Julia Kennedy

You Can’t Do That?!: How Breaking The Rules Paid Off For One Historic Home

Historic hoies aren’t always known for unique programming or being a community center, but Hegeler Carus Mansion in LaSalle, Illinois is working to change that. The “Museum Champion” behind this change is Kelly Klobucher, the Executive Director of this historic home. Kelly has revived HCM to be a mainstay in the area, multiplying annual attendance from […]

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Creating Enduring Experiences through Storytelling: Interview with Local Projects

Local Projects is a media design firm that focuses on creating enduring projects through storytelling.  They utilize collaborative storytelling, technology, and a visitor-first strategy to transform museums and public spaces. We asked Nathan Adkisson, Director of Strategy at Local Projects, to talk with us about their work.  His insights shed light into how museums can […]

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Interview with Joanna Ebenstein from the Morbid Anatomy Museum

By focusing on taboo topics like death and the treatment of the deceased, the Morbid Anatomy Museum is breathing new life into the museum industry.  Sitting down with Joanna Ebenstein, a founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, we discussed how she was transforming the way guests interact with a museum – by offering lectures, exhibitions, […]

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Ed Rodley on Beests and Technology in Museums

In this series, we feature interviews with our favorite museum professionals who we think are really moving and shaking the museum world. We recently interviewed Ed Rodley, Associate Director of Integrated Media at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). He tells us about how to be tech-savvy in a discerning and mindful way in the galleries, […]

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Interview with the Hunter Museum of American Art

In this series, we feature interviews with our favorite museum professionals who we think are really moving and shaking the museum world. We recently interviewed Adera Causey, Head of Education at the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga Tennessee.  She not only managed to make us insanely jealous with the view from her window, […]

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Interview with Museum of Contemporary Art Australia about Engaging Social Media Influencers

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, in Sydney, has been working with local influencers on Instagram to successfully engage with millennials in their area.  Their exclusive event brought in creative Instagram photographers to capture the museum in a completely new way. This instantly exposed their gallery to an audience that may have previously considered the […]

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