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.
- “More Than Words: Explaining the Mission of The Mariners’ Museum and Park” by Hannah Fleming
- “Open Invitation: How To Make Your Museum Space Available to More People” by Colleen Foran
- “The Invisible Audience” by Carissa Doughtery
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.”
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.”
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.