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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 15, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly jobs roundup. Check out the job announcements page to see these as they go up. Education Coordinator [Highfield Hall]Education Coordinator Highfield Hall, an historic site and cultural center on Cape Cod, is looking for a creative and enthusiastic educator to serve as the next member of our growing staff. This is […]

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Introduction to Decorative Arts at Historic New England

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 14, 2011 in conferences |

Historic New England is opening up their collections storage area and giving a half-day class on decorative arts on October 29, 2011. It sounds terrific, and there’s an affordable special rate for students. If you attend, let us know! Learn about decorative arts from Historic New England’s experts during an in-depth workshop. Curators lecture on […]

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Museum Admission Fees

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 12, 2011 in potpourri |

Over the summer, the Metropolitan Museum of Art raised its suggested admission donation to $25. The Museum of Modern Art and our own Boston Museum of Fine Arts have followed suit. The moves have sparked a number of articles both for and against, and this one from the Art Newspaper website is by far the […]

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Tufts Internship Orientation Meeting

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 11, 2011 in tufts internships, tufts program news |

Tomorrow night, and don’t miss it if you want to get started on your internship and complete your Tufts degree! Details below. Museum Studies Internship Orientation Session Wednesday, October 12, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Tisch Library, Room 304 All students who plan to start internships in the spring or who want a jumpstart on summer internships must […]

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The New Media Consortium Horizon Report

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 10, 2011 in future of museums, technology |

The New Media Consortium, which produces the Horizon Report, is compiling information for its 2011 Museum Edition. If you’re not familiar with the report, you should be! The Horizon Report is a good, succinct overview of emerging technologies in various fields. They categorize innovations by their “horizon” – how soon it will be before a […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 9, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly museums in the news roundup. You might all be interested to know that this is post #52 of Museums in the News, making it officially one year old. We hope it’s been educational and useful for you to follow along as we report the whacky and the thought-provoking in the wider […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 8, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum jobs. As always, jobs go up right away on their own page. Associate Museum Educator [Metropolitan Museum of Art]ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE MUSEUM EDUCATOR Education Department The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, is seeking an Assistant/Associate Museum Educator in the Education […]

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NEMA YEP Birthday Party

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 7, 2011 in boston emps, events |

The New England Museum Association’s Young Emerging Professionals Professional Affinity Group (that’s NEMA’s YEP PAG, if you prefer acronyms) is turning one year old this fall. To celebrate, they’re having a book club session, some fabulous speakers, and cupcakes. Sound awesome? Read on. Book Club Second Meeting and YEPs Birthday Party When: Wednesday, November 9, […]

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NEMA 2011 Early Bird Registration

Posted by Amanda Gustin on October 5, 2011 in conferences |

Copying this over directly from NEMA themselves. Don’t delay! The early-bird deadline is Friday, October 7th! Sometimes it’s OK to procrastinate. When it’s a beautiful Saturday and you’d rather sunbathe than clean house for company. When you’re on your way to dinner at your in-laws and you’d rather take the back roads. When your desk […]

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Meet the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House

Posted by Sarah Margerum on October 3, 2011 in events |

New guest poster: Sarah Margerum is a certificate student at Tufts, and a volunteer at the Cambridge Historical Society. Meet the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House: I know, it’s a mouth full, but that’s what happens when a house has been around since 1685 – it passes through quite a few hands. The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House at 159 Brattle […]

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