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Museums in the News – The Spring is on the Way Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 13, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! Restoration work begins on damaged Egyptian artifacts (Egyptian National Museum, Cairo, Egypt) Philly museum makes replicas for China mummies (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Followed by: China, Philly museum resolve dispute over mummies (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, [...]

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Weekly Jobs Report

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 12, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to the weekly job announcements post. As always, all job announcements can be found on their own page. Gallery Director/Instructor [Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas]The Position: Gallery Director/Lecturer. Full-time, ten-month position starting August 2011. Responsibilities include planning and preparing, in collaboration with art faculty, a series of diverse and innovative exhibitions and programs [...]

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NEMA YEP Workshops – More Information

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 11, 2011 in professional development |

A few days ago we announced the NEMA spring workshop lined up, with special mini-workshops aimed directly at young and emerging museum professionals. Here’s more information on those workshops, the fun networking events taking place afterward, and how you can register. All information is courtesy of NEMA’s workshops page. The NEMA Young and Emerging Museum [...]

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Know Your Professional Organizations: National Association for Museum Exhibition

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 9, 2011 in know your professional organizations |

Going with our specialization theme, here’s one for the aspiring exhibit designers out there: the National Association for Museum Exhibition. NAME is actually sort of part of AAM; it describes itself as “one of the Standing Professional Committees of the American Association of Museums.” For more from them: Our mission NAME seeks to enhance the cultural landscape [...]

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Upcoming NEMA Workshops

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 8, 2011 in professional development |

There are some really great workshops coming up this spring, and if you’re a NEMA member, they’re only $40 each. Scroll down to check out a series of workshops sponsored by the NEMA Young Emerging Professionals – $15 each, 6-8pm, and focused on interviewing and building your resume. Exhibitions & Conservators PAGs Workshop Best Practices [...]

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Google ArtProject

Posted by Kristin Bierfelt on February 7, 2011 in forum not temple, museums in the news |

Google Art Project: Accessibility and Close Looking Google Art Project, which launched on February 1, is touted as Google Street View indoors. Art Project presents gallery views from 17 major international institutions—from the Met and MoMA to the Hermitage to Tate Britain—which let visitors explore a 360-degree panorama of almost 400 different rooms throughout the [...]

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Museums in the News – The Roundup is Really, Really Sick of Winter

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 6, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! The Egyptian National Museum and other museums in Egypt continue to be very much in the news this week as officials assess damage from looting. One of the most interesting stories developing right now is the possibility that the looting of the Egyptian National Museum was [...]

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Museums and Community; or, The Best Superbowl Wager Ever

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 5, 2011 in forum not temple |

How’s this for engaging with the community: the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Carnegie Museum of Art (in Pittsburgh) have thrown their weight behind their football teams (that would be the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers, respectively) in a really brilliant way. Here’s how it works: If the Steelers with the Superbowl, the [...]

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Weekly Jobs Report

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 5, 2011 in jobs listings |

Here’s the first of our weekly job announcement listings. We’ll post all new job announcements that appeared on the blog during the week. As always, you can find all job announcements on their own page. Gallery Director/Instructor [Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas] The Position: Gallery Director/Lecturer. Full-time, ten-month position starting August 2011. Responsibilities include [...]

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Admin Post: Changes to Job Announcements

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 4, 2011 in admin post, jobs listings |

The observant among you may have noticed that there haven’t been any job announcements appearing on the front page for the last week or so. After some tinkering behind the scenes, we’ve made a few changes in the way job announcements are posted. We wanted to clear space on the front page of the blog [...]

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