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Museums in the News

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

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news – sorry this is going up a little bit later than usual! Ground Broken For New Benj. Franklin Museum In Old City Philadelphia Ceredigion Museum gives away vintage clothes collection Buttermilk makes debut at Heritage Farmstead Museum The return of the Rose Art Museum Wal-Mart gives […]

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Museums in the Movies: The Thomas Crown Affair

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 28, 2011 in museums in the movies |

We’re going to try an occasional series here of posting fun clips of museums in the movies. Today’s is from my personal favorite museum movie of all time: the 1999 remake of The Thomas Crown Affair. For those of you who haven’t seen the movie, you really need to. It’s about an art heist at […]

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Tales and Ales from Historic New England

Posted by Sarah Margerum on October 24, 2011 in event reviews |

Certificate students Sarah Margerum brings us this review of a recent museum event. If you’d like to review museum events for the Tufts blog, drop us a line in the comments! This past Saturday, October 8, Historic New England hosted Tales and Ales, a fun-filled evening of food, ale, and learning about the sordid side […]

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Museums in the News

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

Welcome to our roundup of museums in the news! Occupy Wall Street Movement Declares War on NYC Museums as “Temples of Cultural Elitism” Army Museum’s Morbid Oddities Resettled in Maryland Museum unconvinced by new Van Gogh death theory History museum must leave Everett’s Carnegie Building, but has few options Museum to tell tales of forgotten […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 22, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of new job postings. As always, jobs go up right away on their own page. Project Manager [Jean Efron Art Consultants, LLC]Project Manager Combine your passion for contemporary art with your business acumen. Jean Efron Art Consultants LLC, a corporate art advisory firm, is seeking a Project Manager for the […]

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Artist-Endowed Foundations: An Emerging Force in Cultural Philanthropy

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 21, 2011 in events, learning opportunities |

Panel Discussion and Reception Artist-Endowed Foundations: An Emerging Force in Cultural Philanthropy Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 4–6:30pm Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge Please join us for a groundbreaking panel discussion on the emerging role of artist-endowed foundations as a force in cultural philanthropy and in stewarding America’s postwar and contemporary art patrimony. The […]

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Roommate Sharing for NEMA

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 20, 2011 in conferences, tufts program news |

Are you going to NEMA? Do you need a hotel room? The conference hotel, the Hilton Hartford, has sold out, but a number of Tufts Museum Studies students are working on room-sharing agreements at a nearby hotel. If you are planning on going to NEMA but hesitant about hotel fees, let us know. Email amanda.gustin[at]gmail[dot]com […]

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Attending NEMA? Save the Date!

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 18, 2011 in conferences |

The Connecticut Museum Educators Roundtable is hosting an evening cocktail hour on Wednesday, November 16, during the NEMA Fall Conference. See the Save the Date below for details.

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Boston Emerging Museum Professionals Event

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 17, 2011 in boston emps |

On Wednesday October 19, EMPs across the country will gather for a national workshop to build essential resume-writing skills. This is a terrific chance to learn practical tips on communicating your professional strengths, refining your cover letter, and standing out as you start your career. Our event will be hosted by Historic New England at the […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 16, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our second year of museums in the news! MOM Takes Manhattan: The First Museum of Motherhood Opens Please Chime In: The Challenges and Opportunities of Participatory Culture Detroit Science Center: $5 million in emergency donations needed to reopen £100m masterpieces stolen from French museum ‘crushed by rubbish truck’ Ohioans Want to Pry Space […]

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