We heard this week that our post about Leaving the Museum Field is the most-viewed article on the AAM Alliance blog since it launched a year ago. Yay? Since our goal was to get people talking about this elephant in the room, I feel good. i just wish it wasn’t a conversation we even have to have at all. But… Read more →
The Question of Gender: The “Unseen” Problem in Museum Workplaces
Because for too long women–and more recently those openly identifying as women–have experienced both hostile and benevolent sexism in the museum workplace. Yes, this is a problem across the board in American workplaces, but for-profit organizations don’t define their mission as all embracing. Shouldn’t museums and heritage organizations do as good a job in terms of work equity as they… Read more →
What We Talked About When We DID Talk About Women in Museums
Here are some thoughts about our recent session at the AAM conference in DC. You can read more at Anne Ackerson and Joan Baldwin’s Leadership Matters blog. Joan Baldwin As I said to my three colleagues, rarely do things in life turn out the way you imagine they will especially when four busy women from four different states don’t… Read more →
Thank you #AAM2016!
I had a great time in DC. I attended a wedding, saw old friends, visited seven museums, saw the Nats lose, and attended the AAM conference. I’m exhausted! I helped with a session, too. “What We Talk About When We (Don’t) Talk About Women in Museums” was eye-opening, sad, but ultimately hopeful. I’m grateful to all who participated in… Read more →
See you in DC in May!
AAM tells me to use my “power as a presenter” to get you to come to the Annual Meeting in DC. I’ll be presenting. Hope to see you there! Read more →
What We Talk About When We (Don’t) Talk About Women in Museums
Very excited to announce I’ll be presenting at the AAM conference in May 2015 for a session we are calling “What We Talk About When We (Don’t) Talk About Women in Museums.” Our unstoppable team includes Anne Ackerson, Joan Baldwin, and Jessica Ferey. See you in DC! Read more →