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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 31, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Vt.’s Shelburne Museum hosts circus-palooza Anacostia Community Museum Attempts Record-Breaking Ring Shout At MoMA, A Blog Becomes a Show Conan O’Brien Unveils ‘The Museum Of Conan Art’ At San Diego Comic-Con Day Tripper: Museum Without Walls Scavenger hunts at museums turn into whodunits A Visual […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 30, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of job posts. As always, jobs go up immediately on their own page. Education Director [Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum]Education Director, Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum Lead education and events program for the oldest house in New York City Utilize existing programming and curriculum to bring history alive for NYC school children Job description […]

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Blue Avocado

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 29, 2011 in forum not temple, free resources, professional development |

Some thoughtful reading for you going into the weekend. Blue Avocado is a very thoughtful newsletter/magazine/blog dedicated to solving issues in nonprofits. They tend to focus on “community organizations” but their advice is practical, timely, and spot-on for museums as well. Enjoy, and hopefully you are all now craving guacamole right along with me…

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Awesome Tufts Internships

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 27, 2011 in tufts internships |

Shannon Foley is finishing up her Museum Studies certificate with this terrific internship way out on the left coast: My internship at the San Diego History Center starts next week. A large bulk of my internship will consist of me helping the museum create accessible tours and programs for disabled visitors. I will also be […]

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Using Historic Places

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 26, 2011 in forum not temple |

I’m sure many of you have heard about the Month at a Museum program that the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago does. Last year was a big success, and they’re going ahead with a second program this year. I don’t know about the rest of you, but this hits all the museum-loving buttons […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 23, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly listing of museum jobs. As always, jobs are posted immediately on their own page. Director of Educational Programming [Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum]DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Educational Programs leads the management, development, evaluation and delivery of all public and educational programs […]

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Stanford Social Innovation Review

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

I know you’re all keeping busy this summer with internships, summer jobs, and beating the heat, but surely we all have some time for edifying reading, right? The Stanford Social Innovation Review is a really great magazine with a great deal of application for museums. It focuses on just what it says – innovative ways […]

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Awesome Tufts Internships

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 20, 2011 in tufts internships |

Kristin Powers is finishing up her Museum Studies certificate with this fantastic internship: Kristin Powers is the Public Relations/Marketing and Exhibits intern at the Cambridge Historical Society. A graphic designer by trade, Kristin is working with the staff of CHS, housed in the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House, a 17th and 18th century Tory mansion, to get the […]

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NEMA Workshop: Social Media as a Tool for Academic Engagement

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 18, 2011 in professional development |

From a NEMA bulletin; this one looks like a really interesting take on an issue (social media) that’s getting a lot of press lately. Campus Connection: Social Media as a Tool for Academic Engagement Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA Registration Deadline: August 4, 2011Register Online […]

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Museums in the News: The Heat Wave Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 17, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly Museums in the News roundup! File This Under WTF: The Museum of Non-Visible Art Exhibit turns up a mate for rare Civil War quilt Arm museum guards to prevent looting, says professor Wichita Art Museum birthday party draws a big crowd Museum Of Celebrity Leftovers Collects Star-Touched Crumbs Shuttle Program’s Next […]

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