Welcome to our weekly listing of posted jobs. As always, jobs go up immediately on their own page. Communications Coordinator [Please Touch Museum] Communications Coordinator – Please Touch Museum: Philadelphia, PA Communications Coordinator Organization: Please Touch Museum Job Categories: Marketing & Public Relations, Philadelphia County (PA), Museums Responsibilities: * Write an… Visitor Services & Volunteer […]
Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Nantucket lightship turned into a museum National Women’s History Museum Makes Changes After HuffPost Investigation A Jazz Museum Grows Up Texas police search for man who spray-painted over a Picasso Donated helium to lift NY museum’s replica balloon Ohio museum to return 2,500-year-old water jug, […]
Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum jobs. As always, announcements go up immediately on their own page. Marketing & Communications Director [Washington State Historical Society] Marketing & Communications Director, Washington State Historical Society The Washington State Historical Society is looking for a dynamic, experienced Marketing & Communications Director. Please pass along to anyone you feel […]
I heard from some attendees last year that these are an absolute blast. They’re certainly a rare opportunity to get behind-the-scenes. Cambridge’s Fourth Annual Archives Crawl The Open Archives Tour is a chance to go behind the scenes at a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. This year, twelve archives will […]
If you haven’t signed up for this great event yet, you should definitely get right on that! Understanding Government Job Applications June 27, 6 p.m. Northeast Museum Services Center, Charlestown Navy Yard Interested in working for the government but daunted by all the paperwork, grade levels and bureaucracy that goes into applying? Come attend our […]
Smithsonian Early Childhood Science Education Research Forum Note that there is a webcast for this event, which looks amazing. *Smithsonian Early Childhood Science Education Research Forum***** Join us on *Wednesday, June 20* for a Smithsonian Early Childhood Science Education Research Forum. Events begin at 9:00 am. This forum is open to all educators, administrators, research […]
Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Virginia museum displays Civil War photos of young girls in hopes of solving mystery Behind-the-scenes museum tour in Ohio allows public to see restoration of famed Memphis Belle Public’s aid sought in ’90 Gardner Museum heist Lenfest issues $40 million challenge for American Revolution museum […]
Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums! Stonewall National Museum & Archives Stores America’s LGBT History Is this New York’s Smallest Museum? Museum Ponders Sale of Landmark Building Celebrity of sorts in town for Edmonds museum assessment program Beatles Museum in Hamburg is Kaput 10 great places for museum mysteries Waukegan needs […]
Initial reaction: OMG COOOOOOOL. More measured response from Max Van Balgooy of Engaging Places: Google Launches World Wonders Project.
In case you haven’t seen this, Ed Rodley at Thinking about Museums has had a really, really fascinating, thoughtful, and thought-provoking series of discussions lately. He’s playing out a thought experiment that starts with a basic premise: how would you create a museum from scratch? That is, how would you incorporate all of our current […]
Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. NYC museum’s beer exhibit offers history on tap Academy’s New Movie Museum Designers: ‘Don’t Call It a Museum’ Contemporary Museum hopes to reopen Follow Museums Like Others Follow Sports Teams Kenya to open Africa’s first underwater museum New York galleries staging museum-quality exhibitions Exploring culture, […]
As always, job announcements go up immediately on their own page. Be sure to check the top of that page for job listings on other sites. Digital Media Developer [Penn Museum] DIGITAL MEDIA DEVELOPER, PENN MUSEUM The Digital Media Developer (DMD) will assist the Digital Media Center at the Penn Museum in maintaining the Museum’s […]
The Salzburg Global Seminar and IMLS have teamed up to produce a really interesting-looking report about “Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture.” Go, download, and read it.