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Fun Friday: Texts from the Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made most of their photographed collection public domain. So naturally, we immediately went into
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The Importance of Storytelling to Engage Millennials (Case Study: Hancock Shaker Village)
Known as “The City of Peace,” Hancock Shaker Village is a living Shaker history museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This Village
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Marissa’s Amazing San Francisco Bachelorette Party
Last summer, we hosted Marissa and several of her friends for an amazing San Francisco bachelorette party! The afternoon kicked
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Top 5 Museum Jobs to Apply for in February
This February, love is in the air and we’re in the mood to do a little museum job matchmaking! Top
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Museums protect priceless buildings and objects, like this Bernini sculpture at Versailles. Author’s photo.
Museums are the Biggest Job Creator You’ve Never Heard Of
A special guest post by Ashleigh Hibbins. OK museums, it’s time to talk money.
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Meet Heather Jangraw, Museum Hack’s New Sales Manager!
We’re so excited to announce the hiring of Heather Jangraw, our new Sales Manager at Museum Hack!
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Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, Siegen 1577–1640 Antwerp)
Stop Whispering In My Ear You Drunk Cherub
Please note this piece was written by our tour guide, Kate Villa, in the style of a Museum Hack experience.
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4 Historic Female Friendships that are Total #SquadGoals
There are countless recollections of history’s greatest bromances, but female friendship isn’t always one of the most well-documented topics in
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Tour Guide Ethan Angelica leads a workshop at the museum.
How to Lead an Effective Workshop
Thirty years ago, if you wanted to see a lion in New York City, you’d go to the American Museum
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“Dost Thou Cometh Hither Oft?”: Top 10 Shakespearean Pick-Up Lines
Love him or loathe him, there’s no denying that William Shakespeare had a way with words. Widely regarded as the
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Promoting Team Building and Work-Life Balance at the Met
At the start of the month, we teamed up with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to organize an event for a group
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10 Tweets About Working in a Museum
Museums are awesome to visit, but what does it look like behind the scenes? For one, there’s always that one
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Infographic: 10 Awesome Museum Facts
Pop Quiz: How many objects are in the Smithsonian’s Collection? We wanted to find out! Our researchers went on a
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Sleuthing and Scavenger Hunts: Inside Museum Hack’s “Escape the Met” Experience
What do you get when you combine the thrill of an Escape Room with the energy of a Museum Hack
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Team Building in San Francisco: “It was terrific from beginning to end.”
A couple of weeks ago, a group of 7 guests from qualitative market research firm Marketry joined us for a
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How to Avoid The “Target Audience” Trap At Your Museum
At Museum Hack, we’re all about helping museum lovers and skeptics alike have a great time at the museum. We
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Fun Friday: Celebs as Paintings
Happy Friday! This week we’re taking a peek at the work of graphic artist Bénédicte Lacroix – because you know
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The Baddest Bachelorette Party in History
Your bachelorette party is pretty much the only time you’ll be top bitch at a party that you can just
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An Amazing Afternoon of Chicago Team Building
Just before Christmas, we had the pleasure of leading a group from law firm Hamilton Thies & Lorch on a
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How the National Park Service Inspires & Provokes their Visitors
The National Park Service oversees hundreds of parks, monuments and historic sites across the United States. With over 20,000 employees
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What Exactly is “Experience Consulting?”
Our name may be Museum Hack, but don’t be fooled — we can “hack” anything. Give us parameters and a
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Fun Friday: Our Favorite Art GIFs!!
Friday is here! We thought we would spice up this week’s Fun Friday and show you our favorite art-inspired and
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MH Podcast E0: Leadership & Pirates
We’re experimenting with a podcast! In our debut episode, Mark and Kate talk about pirates, the inauguration, leadership, and self-grading
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Top 10 Museum Jobs to Apply for This Month
New year, new job opportunities! We’re ringing in 2017 with a round-up of 10 of the best job opportunities from
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How Your Museum Can Supercharge Your Community With Meetups
Museums are pillars of the community–and part of that standing comes with the responsibility of building an even stronger community.
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Our Top Five Tips For Finding Your Dream Museum Job (And A Recap of Our First Facebook Live Event!)
We recently hosted our first-ever Facebook live event to give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life
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Calling All Writers! [Writing Contest]
Is your museum f***ing awesome? Are you a leader in the museum industry? Or maybe you have a ton of
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Fun Friday: Spotlight On Girl With A Pearl Earring
Happy Friday! Let’s kick this weekend off with art mashups devoted to one single masterpiece: Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a
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How To Look At Your Museum In New Ways To Redesign Guest Engagement (Corning Museum of Glass Case Study)
The Corning Museum of Glass is exactly what it sounds like – an awesome museum in New York dedicated solely
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The Museum of Subliminal Objects: a Lesson in Pop-up Museums
The frigid air was biting at my cheeks, and I could feel the warm blood running to my ears. Not
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5 Things Museums Rocked In 2016
We spend all year long talking about why museums are f***ing awesome — the amazing stories, priceless artifacts, and a
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