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Museum Boards: The Leadership Matters Wish List

In the wake of the ongoing dismay surrounding the Berkshire Museum’s decision to renovate its building, change its focus, and shore up a plundered endowment, … 431 more words

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Eschewing Ethics

I read an opinion piece in the Boston Globe today that turned my stomach.  The piece, “Let Psychiatrists Talk about Trump’s Mental State” was written by Leonard L. 675 more words

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Twin Thoughts: A Postscript on Salaries and Disruption in the Berkshires

As we predicted last week’s post generated some lively thoughts. Since not all our comments are posted on the blog itself, in the spirit of change coming from the bottom up, we thought we should share a comment with you. 910 more words

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Trustees: Museum Leadership Isn't One-Size Fits All

Recently the Metropolitan Museum announced a change in its leadership structure. You’ll recall that former tapestry curator Thomas Campbell, the Met’s director since January 2009, resigned under pressure in February. 668 more words

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5 Questions to Help You Make Your Leadership Happen

This fall Anne Ackerson and I will teach a course called “The Museum Leadership Challenge” for Johns Hopkins University’s Museum Studies master’s degree program. As a result, we’ve talked a lot about what we really think the key components of museum leadership are. 560 more words

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True Believers and Mercenaries

When I was a student teacher my senior year in college, I was trained by a first grade teacher I observed the previous year.  When I observed him in action with his students, I admired how he worked with and dealt with his young students.  1,063 more words

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Museums and the Balance of Power: Some Things to Think About

This week many museum directors were in Washington, D.C., taking part in Museum Advocacy Day. They walked the Capitol’s corridors seeking support for museums, botanical gardens, zoos and heritage organizations. 749 more words

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