0

Marketing Yourself

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 31, 2011 in professional development |

This post on The Museum of the Future has some great suggestions for young artists who want to get their name and their work out into the world. The same principles can easily apply to you and your work as you set out into the museum world and look for your perfect job. You’re selling […]

Tags:

0

Museums in the News – The Roundup is Sick of Winter

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 30, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to the coldest and snowiest Museum in the News roundup yet! The biggest news of the week has been the partial looting and continued danger at the Egyptian National Museum in Cairo. We’ve talked about it already here and here. Today brings a video shot by the Associated Press of the army securing the […]

0

Update on the Egyptian National Museum

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 29, 2011 in museums in the news |

The Egyptian National Museum is still not entirely safe, unfortunately. Turns out that it’s right next door to the national headquarters for Egypt’s ruling party, the focus of much of the protesters’ ire. Said building is still on fire, and firefighters worry that if the building is destabilized because of the fire, it will collapse…right […]

Tags: , ,

0

Museums and Wikipedia

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 29, 2011 in forum not temple |

Nina Simon’s recent post at Museum 2.0 about museums using Wikipedia reminds me that I had meant to post about a recent interview with Sue Gardner, executive director of the Wikipedia Foundation. Gardner, who spoke on NPR’s On the Media last weekend, addressed some of the challenges that Wikipedia faces for the future: increasing the […]

Tags: ,

0

Egyptian National Museum in danger

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 28, 2011 in museums in the news |

Breaking news from Cairo, where government protesters have been filling the streets for several days now: fires are breaking out near the Egyptian National Museum. The whole country is in a communications lockdown, so reporting is very much in flux. Reuters has confirmed however that the Egyptian army has been called out to secure the […]

Tags: , ,

0

Stories Behind the Paintings at the Sukiennice Museum

Posted by Kristin Bierfelt on January 28, 2011 in forum not temple |

Krakow’s newly renovated┬áSukiennice Museum of 19th-century Polish art has a splashy video showing off the interactive campaign they did to publicize their 2010 reopening. In an attempt to make the art “come to life,” they recorded audio and video recreations of stories behind the artists, subjects, or patrons or a few of their most important […]

Tags: , , , ,

0

Know Your Professional Organizations: New England Museum Association

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 26, 2011 in know your professional organizations |

Next up in our Museum Professional Organizations series is one near and dear to all of our hearts. In fact, if you’re in your first year as a Tufts student, you’re already a member! Let’s talk about the New England Museum Association. To quote from their website: The mission of the New England Museum Association […]

Tags:

0

Boston EMP Tour of the New MFA

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 24, 2011 in events, professional development |

Just a quick note to say that the Emerging Museum Professionals event yesterday morning – a highlights tour of the new MFA Art of the Americas wing followed by lunch – was an absolute blast! If you’re not on the Boston EMP mailing list, then you’re missing out on some great opportunities. EMPs were treated […]

Tags: ,

0

Museums in the News – The ?? Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 23, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! New York’s Museum of Sex Launches Comic Book Exhibition (Museum of Sex, New York, New York) Most beautiful museum gardens around the world (Various Museums) [yes, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is in there!] On a tour of the Phila. Museum, Director Timothy Rub points out […]

0

Webinar on Compensation from Guidestar

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 22, 2011 in free resources, professional development |

We talked about Guidestar not that long ago, and remember at the bottom of that post shared some of Guidestar’s resources for nonprofits? Well, there’s another one coming up soon. Guidestar is running a free webinar called “The Compensation Checklist for Nonprofits: Are You Prepared for Today and the Next Five Years?” They describe it […]

Tags: , , ,

Copyright © 1970-2014 MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored theme, v2.2.4.1, from BuyNowShop.com.

Spam prevention powered by Akismet

Switch to our mobile site