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Weekly Jobs Roundup

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 28, 2012 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Director of Professional Development and School Programs [Connecticut Science Center] Linked here…. Internship [Discovery Room] *Discovery Room* *Internship Program* *Fall 2012* This is a great opportunity for students not in fieldwork this year, and for students who will […]

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Drinking about Museums

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 18, 2012 in meetups |

The next Drinking About Museums event is taking place tomorrow, July 18, at the Boston Children’s Museum. (To clarify, the museum visit is at the Children’s Museum; the alcohol will be consumed elsewhere.) Meet at the Children’s Museum in the lobby a little before 5:00 p.m. More details on Ed Rodley’s blog. These are terrific […]

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A bit of fun: Regina Spektor, “All the Rowboats”

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 13, 2012 in potpourri |

Trust me, this really is about art museums, despite the visual imagery. Listen to the words – she’s actually making some interesting commentary on the way art is treated in museums.

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Food for Thought: Should Museums Accession lolcats?

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 9, 2012 in food for thought, technology |

Go and read Suse Cairns‘s fascinating exploration of native digital objects and art, and how museums can think about them and deal with them. Bonus interview with Tom Woolley, New Media Curator at the UK National Media Museum. (He’s responsible for a Life Online gallery that has a constant video of memes on it. If […]

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Weekly Jobs Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 7, 2012 in jobs listings |

No new jobs this week. As always, though, keep an eye on the job announcements page. Still want to keep searching? Check out these alternate sites: HistPres – Unique Historic Preservation Jobs Museum Employment Resource Center Job HQ – American Association of Museums American Association of State and Local History Career Center New England Museum […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 1, 2012 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Museum of Fine Arts and Red Sox collaborate on photo exhibition National Civil Rights Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot Paul Simon museum in Troy set to shutter for lack of funds Slavery museum’s noble idea undone Endangered Cake Museum […]

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