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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 12, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Children’s Museum helps Bill keep his grandson busy and learning Board chairman shares C.M. Russell Museum’s plans, goals Jaguar to close museum, looking for new location St. Louis tries new approach in museum expansion Namibia: Museum Revives Lost Culture Berlin’s Guggenheim Museum to close after [...]

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Weekly Job Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 11, 2012 in jobs listings, Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly job listing! As always, job announcements go up immediately on their own page, so keep an eye there to be on top of things. I’m going to take some editorial privilege this week and give an extra shout out to two wonderful paid internships at Old Sturbridge Village, an institution near [...]

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More on AASLH’s Museum Education Workshop

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 10, 2012 in education, workshops |

We already mentioned that there’s going to be a terrific AASLH workshop in Boston in March; here are some more details to tempt you to sign up. The registration for AASLH’s Museum Education 101 workshop scheduled for March 15-16 in Boston, MA, is now open at www.aaslh.org/workshop.htm.  The workshop is hosted by Historic New England [...]

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Food for Thought: Visitor Inflation

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 8, 2012 in food for thought |

Merriam-Webster’s defines inflation as “a continuing rise in the general price level usually attributed to an increase in the volume of money and credit relative to available goods and services.” We’re most familiar with the concept in an economic context. Each year, a dollar buys less. In times of high inflation, it buys a lot [...]

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Call for Curatorial Proposals

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 8, 2012 in potpourri |

Here’s a really intriguing opportunity to the art-focused among us. Would love to see a Tufts student take advantage of this! CALL TO ARTISTS & CURATORS: Deadline: April 9, 2012. THE NEW ART CENTER in Newton’s fantastic Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) gives you the opportunity to experiment in a large, unique and alternative space. The [...]

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Here and There: I Hear Music

Posted by Sarah Margerum on February 6, 2012 in events |

Here: First, attend Gardner After Hours: Equinox and be sure to add on tickets for the Tribute to Lena Horne concert when you purchase online. There: Next, attend How Creativity Works at the Museum of Science which includes drinks, activities, and most importantly, a performance by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra. Visit the Gardner to purchase [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 5, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Farmers market at art museum is perfect winter pairing Cleanup at Vallejo museum isn’t history yet New Iowa Children’s Museum exhibit promotes financial literacy Custer dealer seeks return of seized artifacts Eclectic US museum to be emptied by auction Unleash the Power of Technology: How [...]

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Weekly Job Listings

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 4, 2012 in jobs listings |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum jobs. Postings always appear immediately on their own page. Teacher Education Coordinator/Supervising Instructor [Brooklyn Botanic Garden]*Teacher Education Coordinator/Supervising Instructor * *DEPARTMENT*: Children’s Education *REPORTS TO*: Manager of School Programs *PRIMARY OBJECTIVE*: Responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of programs and materials f… Exhibition Research and Development Manager [...]

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Tufts Art History Graduate Research Conference

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 3, 2012 in conferences, tufts events |

The Tufts University Art History Graduate Program would like to invite your students, faculty, and staff to attend its graduate student research conference. The theme of the conference is “Art and Exchange.” This year’s event will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012, from 9:30 to 3:45, with a keynote talk by Dennis Carr, Assistant Curator of Decorative [...]

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NEMA YEP Workshop Call for Proposals

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 1, 2012 in professional development |

Young and Emerging Museum Professionals PAG Workshop Series: Learn, Laugh, Love II The NEMA Young and Emerging Museum Professionals (YEPs) PAG understands that new and emerging museum professionals have limited budgets to attend workshops, and frequently are unable to miss work for professional development and/or networking events. To break down these barriers faced by those [...]

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