How To Up Your Customer Service Game
There’s a lot that goes into offering awesome customer service, but at Museum Hack, we think it all boils down to a few simple traits: quality, friendliness, and speed. We’ve compiled some of our top tips for implementing these three things
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Where to Eat Near the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC
Ok, so you’re either already at the National Gallery of Art with a grumbling stomach, or you’re planning a trip and want the lowdown on the best eats in town. Maybe you’re bringing your company on tour with us and want to
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Nine Museums to Visit in the UK: An Infographic
Whether you’re there for a proper cup of tea, a real football match, or Her Majesty, The Queen herself, when in the UK make sure to check out the marvelous museums. Here are nine you don’t want to miss! Want more museum
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A Close Look at AMNH’s Museum Membership Solicitation Letter
Membership letters are the staple of small and large museums. Members provide reliable support, attend new exhibits and are more likely to donate. Although there are endless possibilities, museums use a familiar format when writing membership letters: solicitation and renewal
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Monday Funday: We Love Dan Cretu
Dan Cretu is one of our favorite artists and he’s pretty Instagram famous. A little about Cretu: He’s from Bucharest, Romania, and does everything from food art to eco art and photography to art mashups. You can check out his
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Where To Eat Near The American Museum of Natural History in NYC
Ok, so you’re either already at the American Museum of Natural History and your stomach’s growling, or you’re planning a trip and want the lowdown on the best eats in town. Maybe you’re bringing your company on tour with us and want
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Beyond the Buzzword: Analyzing Museum Language
Every organization establishes a vocabulary of jargon or special terminology. But why do buzzwords get so popular? How do we define them collectively? ‘Beyond the Buzzword,’ a session at AAM 2017, brought current museum buzzwords to the table to examine
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Minds at Work: 7 of History’s Smartest Power Couples
Opposites may attract, but great minds think alike — or at least that’s the case with some of history’s greatest intellectual power couples! We’ve compiled a list of 7 of history’s brainiest bedfellows. Read on and see how you and
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5 Awesome Museum Jobs to Apply For This Month
Museum Educator National Museum of African American Music Calling all music lovers! Want to work in Music City? The National Museum of African American Music is looking for a passionate candidate help lead enrichment learning programs for youth and adults
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The Lip-Lock List: Top 10 Kisses in Art History
Throughout history, there’s little that does as much to evoke romantic imagery in art as the kiss. Whether innocent or amorous, a kiss makes obvious the feelings of affection between the subjects in a work. Whether in a painting, sculpture,
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What Can Your Museum Learn from India?
From conferences to traveling exhibitions to awards, the museum industry’s center of gravity seems firmly established in the U.S., France, the U.K., and other Western countries. Yet we’re missing out on great ideas and compelling stories by not engaging fully with
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Emotionally Charged Spaces: Why You Should Create Immersive Tours With Sensitive Subject Matter (Case Study: Canadian Museum of Human Rights)
The Canadian Museum of Human Rights, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is a unique institution as “the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights,” accruing international praise in the process. Their mission is to create
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