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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 10, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Sheriff partners with children’s museum to build Safetyville Private museums in Shanghai forced to close, seek new homes IBM Building Smarter System for Louvre Museum Medicine, Museums and Spoons Full of Sugar The List #0060: Visit an Automotive Museum 9/11 Memorial Museum Remains Plan Opposed […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 10, 2012 in jobs listings |

Each Saturday, we round up the most recent job postings here on the Tufts Museum Studies Blog. Remember, you can always view these postings as soon as they appear on their own page. Education Specialist [Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum]Education Specialist (Professional Development and Web Technology), Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum *Position: Education Specialist (Professional Development and […]

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Upcoming Emergency Preparedness Summit

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 9, 2012 in emergency preparedness, learning opportunities |

Something about the idea of emergency preparedness appeals to the obsessively organized part of me. Do you feel the same? If so, you might want to check out this upcoming meeting. New England Regional Summit Emergency Preparedness for Cultural Institutions COSTEP MA is pleased to announce a second summit meeting for the New England statewide […]

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Event @ Tufts Art Gallery

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 8, 2012 in tufts events |

It’s right at Tufts – no excuse for not checking this great event out! On Sunday, March 11, at 3pm, the Tufts Art Gallery is organizing a walkthrough of Nancy Holt: Sightlines with Contemporary Art Historian and Museum Director Chris McAuliffe. The one-hour tour will be followed by a small reception in the Remis Sculpture Court.

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Survey on Contemporary Objects in History Museums

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 7, 2012 in collections, future of museums |

Please take a few minutes to help a fellow museum studies student out. Leslie Howard, who’s completing an MA in Museum Studies from Harvard and is NEMA’s Membership Manager, is writing her thesis on collecting contemporary objects. Do you have an opinion on whether museums should collect contemporary objects? Do you work at or know […]

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Tufts Museum Studies Open House

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 5, 2012 in tufts events, tufts program news |

If you are interested in the Tufts Museum Studies graduate program, make sure to attend the open house coming up this Wednesday, March 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. It promises to be a fun, informative talk, and I’m not just saying that because I’m one of the presenters. Come visit even if you’ve already […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 4, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Army history museum shows off remodel Celebrating 10 years with 6 Museum School Instructors Grimshaw Breaks Ground on the Miami Science Museum Which Will Be Its Own Living Exhibit Bellevue’s Museum of Doll Art shuts for good on Thursday Syfy Bringing ‘Igniters’ Campaign to the […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 3, 2012 in jobs listings |

Every week on Saturday, we round up the most recent jobs we’ve posted here on the job announcements page. If you’re really on top of that job search, however, keep checking that separate page as announcements go up there immediately. Intern [Dedham Historical Society]Intern The Dedham Historical Society is seeking a part-time temporary intern to […]

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The Museum Never Sleeps

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 2, 2012 in potpourri |

This was going to go into our museums in the news roundup, but it’s too cool not to get its own post. John Kannenberg, audio artist, has sampled the daily and ambient sounds Kelsey Museum of Archaeology in Ann Arbor, Michigan along with a number of other museums around the world. Check it out. It’s […]

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