Bring Back In-Person Field Trips. Here’s Why. Susie Wilkening talks about the Pandemic’s bearing on field trips in Education Week. (April 2024)

Bellevue Arts Museum is emergency fundraising again. Susie weighs in on how financial pressures in museums can create devastating spirals. Seattle Times. (May 2024)


A major gift of art could have a powerful effect for the Seattle Art Museum. Susie Wilkening shares why. (November 2023)

Her local weekly calls Susie Wilkening a “secret weapon for museums.” (February 2023)



Humble leadership, engaged board, receptive community. How the Five Oaks Museum transformed, in ARTnews. (January 2021)


A pandemic “status update” on museums. Susie Wilkening shares what the data and museum-goers say on NPR. (October 2020)

Operating museums amidst COVID-19. It’s grim. Crosscut (September 2020)

On museum visitation … and why even non-visitors value museums. The Art Newspaper (March 2020)

COVID-19 and Virtual Museums. How audiences use collections databases (or not). The Art Newspaper (March 2020)

Corporate Money, Decolonization, and How There is No Neutral Left. Susie Wilkening on National Public Radio (January 2020)


Tainted Money and Museums … again. Perhaps as a form of reparations? Grist (December 2019)

Inclusion and Museums: Susie Wilkening considers thoughtful approaches to sharing stories that need to be heard in the New York Times (October 2019)

Tainted Money and Museums. Susie Wilkening shares an American perspective with Belgian readers in De Tijd. (August 2019)

Museums and Data: A Powerful Combination. Or, why data really matters to museums. On SearchBusinessAnalytics. (August 2019)

Changing Jacksons into Tubmans. Susie Wilkening and her 7-year-old son share with Business Insider why Harriet Tubman should be on the $20. (June 2019)

The Newseum or the Actual Bill of Rights? Susie Wilkening shares her thoughts with Spanish national newspaper La Vanguardia. (February 2019 – paywall)


Imagine Artechouse in some place like Atlanta, or Phoenix … would probably do rather well. See what Susie Wilkening said in the Wall Street Journal. (December 2018)

​Will Harry Potter grow audiences at New-York Historical Society? Susie Wilkening weighs in for the New York Times. (October 2018)

Gooey cheese and audience expectations. Or, the Wall Street Journal explores the Museum of Pizza with Susie Wilkening, part 2. (September 2018; paywall)

Museum experiences are changing. But Susie Wilkening tells the Dayton Daily News it is still about meaning-making, relevance, and connection. (August 2018)

The Wall Street Journal covers leadership change at MoMA PS1: Susie Wilkening shares her perspective (August 2018; paywall)

The Museum of Pizza: The Wall Street Journal asks Susie Wilkening if the fun food museums will run their course (April 2018; paywall)

Free Admission: Susie Wilkening weighs in for the Christian Science Monitor (March 2018)

Susie Wilkening featured on NPR (February 2018)
A budget gap plus some expensive real estate equals challenges for the Newseum.