Category: Joy

Songs of JOY

Thank you to everyone who came to the session Rainey Tisdale and I did at the 2019 NEMA (“What’s in it for museum staff?”). We hope you got something out of it! As promised, here’s the Spotify playlist of songs that bring us joy. I hope you’ll learn some new music (a moment of discovery) or have the chance to… Read more →

Thanks for a great year!

Friends and colleagues, What began as a hunch turned into a fun and meaningful project in 2014. Thank you to everyone who provided support as I launched Joyful Museums this summer! As the year draws to an end, I plan to close my survey. The project, however, is just getting started. In the New Year I’ll be working more on beefing up the… Read more →

Take your parents to work day? Done.

Today Fast Company asked, “How would you feel about heading in to the office with mom or dad (or both) in tow?” For those of us who work in museums, I think we can all agree we feel good about this. My parents have visited every museum I’ve worked in except one (and that’s only because the boat couldn’t dock… Read more →

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