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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Night at the Museum, Part 2: Living Aboard the USS Hornet

Ever since we saw Night at the Museum, we’ve dreamt of being able to spend a night in our favorite museums.  And now, we can!  Many museums are experimenting with holding fun sleepovers in their spaces. We’re taking an in-depth look at these innovative museum experiences.  Our 3-part series features interviews with museums holding awesome […]

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LOVE: Adam Rozan and Museums’ Ultimate Obligation To Their Visitors

We are so pleased that Adam Rozan, one of Museum Hack’s favorite museum professionals, spoke with us about a new and innovative course that he is teaching in the Museum Studies program at Harvard University’s Extension School.  Adam is currently the Director of Audience Engagement at the Worcester Art Museum. MH: Adam, your course sounds […]

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Night at the Museum, Part 1: Penguins & Pajamas

Ever since we saw Night at the Museum, we’ve dreamt of being able to spend a night in our favorite museums.  And now, we can!  Many museums are experimenting with holding fun sleepovers in their spaces.   We’re taking an in-depth look at these innovative museum experiences.  Our 3-part series features interviews with museums holding […]

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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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Museum Hack Interviews the Anchorage Museum About Engaging Young Professionals

The Anchorage Museum in Alaska is rewriting the narrative of the “North.” They are engaging with and including younger generations and their thoughts, ideas, and voices. The Chief Digital Officer, Doug Adams, gave us a behind the scenes look at how, as an institution, the Anchorage Museum is successfully engaging new audiences with their programs […]

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Museum Hack Interviews Artpace About Engaging New Audiences

Artpace After Hours is a program by Artpace, located in San Antonio, Texas. The program works to engage young people in a new way. It takes adult audiences behind the scenes to reveal the mysteries of contemporary art through casual conversation and gallery interactions. This is an interview with Kaela Hoskings, organizer of the event.

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