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Museums in the News: The Stanley Cup Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 12, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! As everyone in Boston knows, the most important news is that the Bruins play tomorrow night to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Finals. Metropolitan Museum raising suggested admission fee (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York) Museum receives $1 million (proposed US Marshals Museum, […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 11, 2011 in jobs listings |

Every week, we round up all the jobs posted and collect them here. Don’t forget, you can still get jobs as soon as they come out by checking the job announcements page. Museum Educator and Reservations Manager [Bruce Museum]Museum Educator and Reservations Manager, Full-time Bruce Museum Greenwich, Connecticut The Bruce Museum promotes the appreciation and […]

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Nonprofits Losting Tax Exemption

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 10, 2011 in forum not temple |

Quick post of an article that caught my eye from the recent newsletter from the Center for the Future of Museums: 275,000 Groups Lose Tax Exemptions After Failing to File Paperwork With IRS The CFM estimates that’s about 1,000 museums. Some of those museums, of course, haven’t existed for years. You can actually see the […]

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Online Learning Reviews: Seattle Art Museum

Posted by Senem Bas on June 8, 2011 in tufts program news |

As mentioned, we’re doing occasional reviews of museum online learning opportunities written for the Spring 2012 class “Museums and Online Learning.” Seattle Art Museum Whenever I heard about the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), the first thing comes into my mind is the city of Seattle. I like Seattle! Although I have never visited it, by […]

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Making it Meaningful: Interpreting Unique Places and Experiences

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 6, 2011 in professional development |

Passing this along to all who might be able to go – this workshop sounds amazing. One of the speakers is Kathleen McLean, co-author of the great new book The Convivial Museum. McLean and her co-author, Wendy Pollock, recently wrote about their work on Nina Simon’s Museum 2.0 blog. Here’s the summary; check out their […]

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Museums in the News: The Stanley Cup Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 5, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup! My favorite news item of the week:  Intrepid museum staffers beat soldiers, sailors and Marines in Fleet Week tug-of-war tourney. Blessing planned for Alaska Native remains at University of Alaska museum (University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, Alaska) Hamas founder remembered in new museum […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 4, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly jobs listing! As always, jobs go up immediately on their own page. This is just the weekly list of all that have been posted. Museum Manager [Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon]Museum Manager Overview: The Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon is a not-for-profit play place, offering a wide range of educational exhibits […]

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NEMA Workshops in June

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 3, 2011 in professional development |

A little bit of everything in these upcoming workshops from NEMA; enjoy! (Remember that there is a reduced student rate for registering.) Managing Projects: How to Keep One Step Ahead of your Project Thursday, June 9, 2011 Co-sponsored by the New England Conservation Association Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA Registration Deadline: June 2, 2011 Beneath […]

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On Point Radio Museum Podcasts

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 2, 2011 in learning opportunities, museums in the news |

I know I’m probably not the only NPR junkie out there. Listening to the radio is how I get most of my news. Probably my favorite NPR program, though, is Boston’s own On Point, hosted by Tom Ashbrooke. The program does two hours each day of thoughtful discussion on current events. It feels like eavesdropping […]

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Online Learning Reviews: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Collection

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 1, 2011 in tufts program news |

As mentioned, we’re doing occasional reviews of museum online learning opportunities written for the Spring 2012 class “Museums and Online Learning.” This author has preferred to remain anonymous. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Collection The Isabella Stewart Gardner collection is an amazing array of paintings, furniture, and sculpture, left just the way the late Isabella Gardner […]

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