Awesome Tufts Internships: MIT List Visual Arts Center

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 31, 2011 in tufts internships |

Another great entry in our new series – look for lots more of these as we explore where everyone’s headed off to this summer! Andrea Rosen is doing a summer internship at the MIT List Visual Arts Center. She found the internship on the Center’s website. They offer four summer internships, and assign each intern […]



Museum Tech Meetup in Boston

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 30, 2011 in events, professional development |

Ed Rodley is an exhibit developer over at the Museum of Science and author of the terrific blog Thinking about Exhibits. Go add it to your blog roll right now; I’ll be here when you get back. Okay! Welcome back. Anyway – Ed organized a museum tech meetup in May, and I was not on […]



Museums in the News: The Bruins Roundup

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

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! Museum starting seed library for urban farmers (Jane Addams Hull House Museum, Chicago, Illinois) Museum curator puts her vision on display (Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California) Could smallpox still be lurking in labs and museums? (various museums) Cincinnati museum puts art restoration on display […]


Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 29, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly listing of all jobs posted on the Tufts Museum Studies Blog. As always, jobs are posted immediately on their own page; this is just the weekly collection of them. Manager of Interpretation and Visitor Services [USS Constitution Museum]Manager of Interpretation & Visitor Services (Full-time) Description: The Manager of Interpretation & Visitor […]


Survey from Family Learning Forum

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 27, 2011 in professional development |

Pssst – want to help a great museum project gather data? Take fifteen minutes to help the Family Learning Forum fill out a new survey about its website. Clickity click. PS – This goes double for those of you who are interning at the USS Constitution Museum this summer. I know who you are.

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AASLH Book Series Survey

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 26, 2011 in professional development |

Very cool news from AASLH – read through the whole thing, take a few minutes to do their survey, and you might win a great prize! For over 40 years, the AASLH Book Series (www.rowman.com/bookseries/SLH <http://www.rowman.com/bookseries/SLH> ) has been a primary source of professional support for historical organizations large and small. On behalf of AASLH […]



First Lady Michelle Obama Joins IMLS to Launch “Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens”

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 26, 2011 in forum not temple, museums in the news |

I’m going to post a recent press release I received from AASLH, and then pose a few questions at the end of it. It’s a really interesting initiative that deserves some good thought. First Lady Michelle Obama Joins IMLS to Launch Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens For more information, visit: Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens […]

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New Series: Online Learning Reviews: Wellesley College Davis Museum

Posted by Hannah Heller on May 25, 2011 in tufts program news |

It’s a week for new occasional series! This spring, students in the Museums and Online Learning class, taught by Cynthia Robinson, wrote short reviews of various online learning opportunities. We are lucky enough to be publishing them here on the TMSB. They’ll appear over the next few weeks, so keep an eye out. Posts will […]

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New Series: Awesome Tufts Internships

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 24, 2011 in tufts internships |

We’re starting a new occasional series here at the TMSB (yes, that’s what I’m calling it now). We’ll be sharing some of the great internships that Tufts students are heading off to this summer, and over the following year. First up is Rebecca Barber, who’s finishing her Museum Studies certificate this summer and fall with […]



Some Great Blogs for You

Posted by Amanda Gustin on May 23, 2011 in potpourri |

We’re always happy to showcase useful, interesting blogs for those interested in museums. Here’s a roundup of a few you might want to add to your regular reading list. (There areĀ  a couple of great ways to easily follow blogs you like, including ours; this post sums up your options.) ArtDaily – Pointed out by […]

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