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
Muckers and Supermuckers: Reflections on Museum as Muck’s intervention at the Museums Association Festival of Change
‘What a difficult thing a gift is for a woman! She’ll punish herself for receiving it.’ Zadie SmithRead More about Muckers and Supermuckers: Reflections on Museum as Muck’s intervention at the Museums Association Festival of Change
This week there have been a couple of job stories which have been blowing up on twitter, and they tell you quite a lot about…Read More about One Step Forward, Two Steps Back, pt 2