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Carly Hill

The Best Museum Inspired Halloween Costumes

Happy Halloween! Are you celebrating this spooky holiday at your museum? We love to see Halloween mimic art, so we’ve rounded up some of the best art-inspired costumes from the museum world. If you have one you love (or if we’ve just inspired a new costume!), we’d love to see it! Let us know which […]

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Alex Johnson

The Most Delicious Currency

When I was a little kid, my dad told me a cautionary tale: as a younger man, he was once playing finger football with a friend. Using a quarter, they’d take turns flicking the coin up and through a little goalpost, formed by joining their thumbs together and raising their index fingers skyward to form […]

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Alex Johnson

The Real Story of John Hancock

Most Americans know three things about John Hancock: he was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence, he signed his name really big on said declaration, and his signature is now so famous that we call signatures “John Hancocks” in American English. It’s three more things than I’m famous for, but I can’t help […]

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Hayley Milliman

World Art Day Continued

World Art Day is technically celebrated on April 15th in honor of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, but why celebrate art for just one day? With so much history around us every day, we should live in the moment and recognize the creativity surrounding us and spread awareness of art worldwide. Chicago, for example, is one […]

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Kayla Mahoney

The Ultimate Museum Road Trip

It’s almost summer and that means … road trips! Start loading the car and updating Google maps because here is our Ultimate Museum Road Trip.

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Julia Kennedy

An Honest Museum Resume

EMPs (Emerging Museum Professionals) know the struggle of creating a stand out resume and writing cover letter after cover letter. What would it look like if we really said what we meant on our museum resumes?

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Jesse Sussman

Where to Eat Near the de Young Museum in San Francisco

Looking for where to eat near the de Young? Chances are you’re already at the de Young and your stomach is grumbling so loud it interrupted the tour, or you’re planning a trip and want the lowdown on the best eats in town. Maybe you’re thinking of doing team building in San Francisco and want to grab […]

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Jesse Sussman

Where to Eat Near The Art Institute of Chicago

Looking for where to eat near the Art Institute of Chicago? You’re probably either already at the museum with a grumbling stomach, or you’re planning a trip and want the lowdown on the best eats in town. Maybe you’re doing team building in Chicago with us and want to grab a bite afterwards. Either way, […]

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