Category: Workplace culture

More on Leaving the Field– my podcast interview with Museum Archipelago

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ian Elsner for an episode of his podcast, Museum Archipelago. While we talk about my recent work with my colleagues Sarah, Dawn, and Claudia about leaving the museum field, the views and ramblings are my own. Ian keeps his podcasts short. They are always 15 minutes or less (a feature his parents like).… Read more →

Article: Leaving the Museum Field

Sarah, Claudia, Dawn, and I wrote a short article summarizing our research on why museum workers leave the field. Thanks again to all of our colleagues across the world who contributed to the conversation.   We’ve all had the conversation. Maybe it was with your work buddy, or your former museum studies classmate as you caught up over drinks. Or… Read more →

Why are museum workers leaving the field? — UPDATE

A few months back, some colleagues and I asked you for your thoughts about leaving the museum field. Over 1,000 of you responded! This update is a bit of a non-update (sorry!). We’re still processing the responses. In the meantime, here’s some of what we heard:   What advice would you give to the museum field to prevent more people… Read more →