Museos Unite is dedicated to ending the tyranny of low salaries, poor benefits, and lackluster advancement opportunities for highly skilled and highly trained professionals (particularly those with multiple degrees) wanting to work in the museum sector.
Museo (n., English) - any person who is working in, volunteering in, or seeking work in a museum. Person interested in collaborating to change the way museums are run not only for the benefit of the public, but for the betterment of Museos' situation in regards to pay, benefits, and professional development.
Kirsten Teasdale is a museum educator at a small history museum in an outer-borough of NYC. She has no unionization options.
Kat Hinkel is a Philadelphia-based marketing & development associate who works in her family business. She spends a lot of time thinking about museums.