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Monday Musing…

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Hi, Nicole here! Last week, AAM brought together over twenty museum professionals from the Washington, DC area for an intimate and in-depth dialogue about museums and internships. This …

Monday Musings: on the Corcoran

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Reading the news about the Corcoran Gallery of Art last week made me very happy, if a little puzzled, too.For those of you who haven’t been following the story, a quick recap. The Corcoran …

Monday Musing: On Failure

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I was a dinner a couple months ago, when people started dissing buzzwords. One that came in for a hit was “failure.” “I hate it when people start touting the importance of failure” one …

Monday Musing: Electoral futures

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
In today’s brief musing I want to draw your attention to a piece by Philip Kennicott in yesterday’s Washington Post.In “Would Donald Trump make art great again?” …

Monday Musing: unbiased wages

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
A few weeks ago I tweeted about a post by the estimable Vu Le in which he argued that “basing pay on salary history is a harmful, borderline-unethical practice that we need to …

Monday Musing: Well well

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
To file under Financial Sustainability, subheading “Potential New Income Streams”:I just finished reading an article in Fast Company on the surge in “wellness …

Monday Musing: the future of philanthropy

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I included an essay by David Callahan in last week’s edition of Dispatches from the Future of Museums because I was struck by his projections of how government budget …

Monday Musing: Prequel to a Museum

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Monday musings are my way of sharing “brain blorts”: brief, off-the-cuff thoughts about something I have read recently, both to help clarify my thinking an in the hopes of …

Monday Musing: reinventing the “library”

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
In case this is your first Monday visit to the Blog–“Musings” are my place to share brief, off-the-cuff thoughts about something I have read recently. I set the stopwatch …

Monday Musings: Personalized Learning

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I love seeing signals that optimistic scenarios of the future are coming true. One of my favorite bright stories of the future is the “Vibrant Learning Grid” in the KnowledgeWorks 2020 …

Monday Musings: Volunteers and Discrimination

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Monday Musings is an occasional series of posts in which I challenge myself to spend 15 minutes or so sharing my thoughts on something I have read in the news, and the story’s …

Monday Musing: On Blurring Boundaries

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Monday musings are my way of sharing brief, off-the-cuff thoughts about something I have read recently, both to help clarify my thinking an in the hopes of generating discussion and …

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