Drumroll, please! Announcing the Museum Hack Writing Contest Winners!

Carly Syms

VIP + Marketing Manager

Our first ever museum thought leadership writing contest garnered an unbelievable response from the museum community! Thank you all for your amazing, funny, witty, surprising, engaging, and eye-opening submissions.

Without further ado, we’d like to announce the winners for each category!

Top 3 Overall

In no particular order, here are our top three submissions, winning Museums Are F***ing Awesome hoodies! We’ll also feature your work in an upcoming Museum Hack newsletter. 

The Mariners’ Museum and Park team. Photo courtesy of Hannah Fleming.

Staff Favorite

Our staff got together and we were all in agreement – we love Laura Butler-Need’s take on museum volunteers, “Everyone Appreciates A Toned A.S.S.: Adventures in Volunteer Recruitment.” 

Most Unique 

Shoe bike from the 1993 film ‘The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ Museums Discovery Centre | via Stefanie F.

We loved Stefanie F.’s fascinating take on the “nutrients” behind museums! We hope you enjoy “Is the Museum fat? A Nutritional Analysis of Visible Storage.

Fan Favorite

We have one last category to decide, and to do that, we need your help! We’ve compiled our top ten favorite submissions. Please vote for your favorite! The top three will win an awesome Museums are f***ing awesome T-shirt! Voting closes on July 10, 2017 at 11:59pm EST.



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