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Art or Toy?

Posted by Sarah Margerum on November 28, 2011 in exhibit reviews |

Last week, I visited the MFA with my friend and her five month old son, Lucas. We’re doing our part to create a museum advocate of the future. Lucas was especially engaged in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. He remained content for a surprising amount of time, simply looking at all of the [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 27, 2011 in museums in the news |

Sorry this is so late; blame the Atlanta airport, whose wifi wanted nothing to do with my laptop this morning. Lewis County museum votes to lay off paid staff Minnesota museum and town revel in Spam An $85 million endowment? The Still Museum can bank on that Can a Museum Rewrite Art History? 9/11 Museum [...]

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Other Job Sites

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 26, 2011 in jobs listings |

While I’m secure in the knowledge that the Tufts Museum Studies Blog is among your favorite places to check for museum info and new job postings (and if it isn’t, don’t ruin my post-turkey buzz), there are some other great websites you can check to see new open jobs in the museum world. HistPres – [...]

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Help Plimoth Plantation

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 24, 2011 in museums in the news |

Happy Thanksgiving to those who are celebrating today! Museum professionals and students aren’t exactly two crowds known for having lots of extra money, but if you can spare anything, Plimoth Plantation needs your help. On Saturday, November 19, the Francis Cooke house at the living history museum burned down during a hearth cooking demonstration. Those [...]

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Here and There: Holiday Fun, Museum-Style

Posted by Sarah Margerum on November 21, 2011 in events |

Thanksgiving break is almost here and it’s time to start planning special holiday activities. I’ve done the research for you and narrowed it down to the six most promising events of the season. Please see museum websites for further details. 1. Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 2-4, 9-11 [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 20, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly recap of news articles about museums. Enjoy! Taiwan museum says fake copies of treasured Buddhist scripture sold to buyers in China How Alice Walton’s Crystal Bridges Exposes The Foolishness Of Occupy Wall Street Daniel Rubin: Philadelphia race car museum up for international award Children’s Books: Days and Nights at the Museum [...]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 19, 2011 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly jobs roundup. As always, jobs go up immediately on their own page. Museum Educator [Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center]Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center full & P-T positions The Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center (SEEC) is a unique museum-based early childhood program located on the Smithsonian Mall in Washington, DC. We are seeking enthusiastic, experience… [...]

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NEMA Day 2

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 17, 2011 in conferences |

Hello from Day 2 of the New England Museum Association annual conference! Today featured the opening of the 54-booth Exhibit Hall, the Professional Affinity Group luncheon, and more great sessions than you can shake a stick at. Tonight, still to come, we have an evening hors d’oeuvres hour in the Exhibit Hall and four exciting [...]

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NEMA 2011

Posted by Amanda Gustin on November 16, 2011 in conferences |

Hello from Hartford! Tufts is out in force today, and tonight is the Newcomers Reception, which we sponsor. So far a great day with fascinating sessions as always – we’ll have a full report with multiple perspectives tonight (aka don’t room with me at conferences, I will make you blog). In the meantime, have a [...]

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Here and There: The Real Housewife of Beacon Hill

Posted by Sarah Margerum on November 14, 2011 in events |

Find out about exciting local exhibitions and programs that make a connection with “Here and There.” Here: First, attend Historic New England’s “Women of Beacon Hill” walking tour, dedicated to four centuries of fascinating women. The tour features a diverse group of women activists, educators, and philanthropists, including Hepzibah Swan. The group visits the exterior [...]

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