Where does paid work, and workers, fit in to the world of museums? Even today, most people would say they do not go into museum…Read More about Curators and Workers: Who is doing the work, and who is seen to be doing the work?
With low wages and poor prospects for career progression, museum jobs fall into the category of jobs that people do for the love of it.…Read More about The Psychology of Museum People – Who Would Want to be a Curator?
For women’s history month, I want to think about some of the invisible women and hidden figures in our museums. For behind many of the…Read More about Invisible Women and Hidden Figures in Museums
If the Culture Secretary wants to put a content warning on the The Crown, go for it, but put one on the door of every…Read More about The Culture Secretary has spoken: Statues good, TV bad.
Never mind what’s not on display, what is the percentage of un(der)catalogued collections in our museumsRead More about What’s really hidden in museum stores?