October 7, 2015: #MuseumWorkersSpeak Workers' Wednesdays Tweet Chat #5

Workers' Wednesdays is a monthly tweet chat hosted by Museum Workers Speak, every first Wednesday from 2-3pm Eastern (1-2pm Central). These conversations counteract the silence/taboo around discussing working conditions in museums, interrogate the effect of museums' internal labor practices on their social missions and lead towards action. Each Workers' Wednesdays focuses on a topic; this week, it was


  1. This month's questions were based on a series of inspiring presentations at the 2015 MuseumNext Conference in Indianapolis:
  2. The conversation opened with this: Q1. Let’s begin by unpacking buzzwords. What do the terms INCLUSION & COMMUNITY mean to you? In what ways are they used?
  3. Responses from our daytime chat:
  4. And from our evening crew: