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Program in New England Studies scholarships available

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 3, 2015 in professional development |

Each year, Historic New England presents the Program in New England Studies, an intensive learning experience with lectures by curators and architectural historians, workshops, and behind-the-scenes tours of Historic New England’s properties and collections, as well as of other museums and private homes in the region.


 Do note they have several scholarships, including one specifically for candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds. Scholarships are available for graduate students, mid-career museum professionals  or preservationists to attend the program. Contact Ken Turino at kturino@historicnewengland.org for more information.

For more information: http://www.historicnewengland.org/events-programs/program-in-new-england-studies

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 3, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Manager of School and Teacher Programs [Milwaukee Art Museum] Discovery Garden Assistant Coordinator [Brooklyn Botanic Garden] Director [Ojai Valley Museum] See PDF for description. Assistant Director of Advancement [National Museum of the American Indian - NY, Smithsonian Institution] Curatorial […]

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Self-Care for Museum Students

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on March 2, 2015 in The Wider World |

March is going to be a very, very busy month for me. So busy that I’m writing and pre-scheduling this post in January so that I don’t have to think about it. Since January is also kind of busy, this is post going to be lighter on analysis than most, but it’s also going to […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 24, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Spark!Lab Floor Manager [Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History] Spark!Lab Facilitator [Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History] Spark!Lab Lead Facilitator [Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History] School and Teacher Programs Coordinator [Senator John Heinz History Center] […]

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GBMER Program Wednesday, March 18 at the Harvard Art Museums

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 24, 2015 in events |

See attached flier for details! University Museums: An Afternoon at the Harvard Art Museums

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EMKI Open House for Musuem professionals and Museum Studies students

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 24, 2015 in events |

A Dynamic Laboratory for Our Democracy, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is designed to bring the history of the United States Senate alive – using technology to engage and inspire like never before. The Institute features a representation of the United States Senate Chamber, interactive exhibits, and a reproduction of […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 17, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Director [Tamarind Institute] Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator OR Associate Curator of Prints [Harvard Art Museums] Landon and Lavinia Clay Curator OR Associate Curator of European Art [Harvard Art Museums] Digital Assets Manager [The Willem de Kooning […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 10, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Arts Ambassador [Greenway Volunteer Program] Director of Education [Old Sturbridge Village] Partnership Development Manager [Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center] Education Coordinator [MonDak Heritage Center] Membership & Annual Giving Manager [Museum of the Shenandoah Valley] Deputy Director, Collections, […]

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“My Intentional Practice” blog competition by Intentional Museum

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 10, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Calling all Students!  Enter our second “My Intentional Practice” blog competition Intentional Museum is happy to announce its second student blogging competition!  We believe thattomorrow’s museum professionals will shape and change the field through their unique perspectives and new ideas, and, because of that; there is a lot we can learn from students.  New voices keep […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on February 3, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Collection Manager [History Associates Incorporated] Seasonal Intern [Sagamore Institute] Curator of Collections and Exhibitions [Univeristy of Colorado Art Museum] Development Officer [Museum of Glass] Exhibitions Curator [Asheville Art Museum] Director, Education and Interpretive Programs [The Nelson-Atkins Museum of […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 27, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Assistant to School and Educator Programs [Whitney Museum] Director of Education and Community Engagement [The Institute of Contemporary Art at the Virginia Commonwealth University] Museum Educator [The Long Island Museum] Director [Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC)] Assistant Museum […]

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Happy #MuseumSelfie Day from the History/Museum Studies MA class of 2015!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 21, 2015 in Uncategorized |

When everyone in your cohort is in the history department lounge at the same time, you have to document the occasion. We’re not in a museum, but we’ll call it a #museumselfie because it happened on Museum Selfie Day.  

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 20, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Volunteers for JP Friendly Society Ledgers project [JP Historical Society] The Emily A. Laird Graduate Student Internship [Newport Restoration Foundation] Assistant Programs Coordinator [Historic Arch Street Meeting House] Museum Teacher [Tsongas Industrial History Center]  Coordinator, Business Intelligence/Data Analysis […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 11, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Director of Education and Guest Experiences [Gunston Hall] Director of Museum Experiences [Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh] Executive Director, The Woodman Museum Director of Education [The State Museum of Pennsylvania] Coordinator of Youth Programs [Whitney Museum] Early Childhood Science […]

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First Greater Boston Museum Educators Roundtable event of the year

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 11, 2015 in events |

Greater Boston Museum Educators Roundtable Gallery Teaching Across Disciplines Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. EcoTarium 222 Harrington Way, Worcester, Massachusetts How do gallery teaching strategies compare across disciplines? What can history and art museum educators learn from science museum educators, and vice versa? Gallery teaching is a fundamental skill for our field. […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on January 5, 2015 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs, this time covering the last several weeks. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Chief Operating Officer [Space Center Houston] Exhibit Designer [Solid Light] Deputy Director [Museum of Indian Arts & Culture] Education Intern and Curatorial Intern [National Museum of Wildlife Art] Development Officer [Provincetown […]

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Does the Status Quo Myth Hold Us Back? Part 1 of 2

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 31, 2014 in The Wider World |

Recent events, including Ferguson, the killing of Eric Garner, and the Black Lives Matter movement, have reminded many museums and museum professionals that we are situated in communities, and we need to figure out how to respond when our community is in crisis. For some, it’s not a reminder but a wake-up call. if you […]

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Weekly jobs round-ups will be back in 2015

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 22, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Weekly jobs round-ups will return after the New Year. If you need your job postings fix before then (I completely understand — I’ve been there) here are some museums job boards you can check out: HireCulture – Jobs in the Humanities in Massachusetts HistPres – Unique Historic Preservation Jobs Museum Employment Resource Center Job HQ […]

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Visitor Studies in the Wild?

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 20, 2014 in The Wider World |

Raise your hand if you expect to be asked, “So, what do you do?” or “What are you studying?” more than once in the next couple of weeks. This is the season for parties with people you don’t know very well, friends of friends and friends of family. Personally, I’m still figuring out how to […]

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Serving as Collections Intern at Old North — guest post by Jessica Nelson

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 18, 2014 in Students' Stories |

Jessica Nelson wrote this piece for the Old North Foundation’s website, and Old North’s Director of Education Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, also from the Tufts program, suggested we share it here. Thanks, Jessica (and Erin)!   After almost 300 years of existence, an institution is bound to accumulate an interesting collection of objects. And having interned over […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 16, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Associate Educator for Youth Learning [Portland Museum of Art] Associate Educator for Gallery Learning [Portland Art Museum] Professional Education Manager [ArtTable] Communications Intern [The Harvard Art Museums] Archive Project Internship [The Harvard Art Museum] President and Executive Director […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 10, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Assistant Registrar [Baltimore Museum of Art] Head of Collections [HistoryMiami] Curator of Education and Statewide Engagement [University of Wyoming Art Museum] Paid Summer Internships at the National Gallery of Art [National Gallery of Art] Associate Director, Visitor Services […]

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Darkness Illuminates — Guest Post by Tufts Undergraduate Jenny Allison

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on December 8, 2014 in The Wider World |

A little over a month ago, I posted some of my own reactions to participating in the Slave Dwelling Project’s overnight at the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford. Accuracy vs. Authenticity in Slave Quarters — Reflections and A Call To Action Now, as the year draws to a close, The Slave Dwelling Project […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 30, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Chief Curator, Museum of Arts and Design [Museum of Arts and Design] Development Internship [American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO)] Director of Communications and Marketing [Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute] Senior Curator [Colgate University] Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship for […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Boston EMPs!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 23, 2014 in events |

Afternoon Tea with the Boston EMPs! Join the Boston EMPs (Emerging Museum Professionals) for a spot of tea on Saturday, December 6th at 2:00 PM. Hosted at Abigail’s Tea Room in the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, this friendly get to together is the perfect time to catch up with new and old museum […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 22, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Public Relations & Marketing Manager [The Rubin Museum of Art] Development Manager [Weeksville Heritage Center] Visitor Assistant (temporary, multiple positions) Membership & Visitor Services [The Museum of Modern Art] Coordinator of Youth Programs [Whitney Museum of American Art] […]

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Announcement — Visitor Studies Association conference in Boston in 2016

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 19, 2014 in conferences, professional development |

The Visitor Studies Association (VSA) is looking ahead to its July 2016 conference in Boston and sending a special invitation to area Museum Studies students to get involved in the association.  Marta Byer of the VSA (and the Museum of Science, Boston) says “We’d love to meet your students and show them how VSA can […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 17, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art [Ulrich Museum of Art-Wichita State University] Assistant for Administration & Finance [Mystic Seaport Museum] Director of Museum Operations [MOCA] Curatorial Fellow [Chrysler Museum of Art] Assistant Curator/Curatorial Assistant, Asian Art [Solomon R. […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 12, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! [My apologies for the lateness this week; my home wireless router is broken! -- ed.] Coordinator of Gallery and Museum Services [Eastern Connecticut State University] Assistant Curator of Collections and Academic Programs [Henry Art Gallery] Director for the […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 2, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Grants Manager [Brooklyn Children's Museum] Manager, Marketing & Communications [Brooklyn Children's Museum] Director of Development [Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Contemporary Art] Inventory Project Coordinator [Kentucky Historical Society] Curator, Contemporary Photography [SFMOMA] Senior Curator [Colgate University] Curator [The […]

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Visitor Studies Association 2015 Conference, Call for Proposals

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on November 2, 2014 in Call for papers / proposals |

he Visitor Studies Association (VSA) seeks to foster a sense of community among its members, who gather once a year to pose intriguing questions, explore diverse opinions, debate controversial issues, challenge assumptions and share their successes and their struggles—in essence, to learn from one another. Taking Action for Improvement, Growth, and Social Change The 2015 […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 28, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Tour Guide [Dia:Beacon] Bradley Assistant Curator of Academic Affairs [Yale University] Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs [Yale University] Director of Development [Frost Art Museum] Experience Coordinator [Providence Children's Museum] Beatrice Fox Auerbach Chief Curator [The Mark […]

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Accuracy vs. Authenticity in Slave Quarters — Reflections and A Call To Action

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 22, 2014 in The Wider World |

On Friday, October 10, I had the unusual privilege of spending the night in the slave quarters of the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford, MA as a part of The Slave Dwelling Project, organized by Joseph McGill. This project is intended in part to raise awareness about slave quarters that still exist, and […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 19, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Curator [May Goodrum House] Collections Interpreter [Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia] Childhood Specialist – Creative Play [Newark Museum] Family Programs Volunteer [MIT List Visual Arts Center] Vice President for Science & Technology [Rochester Museum & Science Center] Director […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 13, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Announcement: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Emerging Curator Competition Director of Education and Community Programs [Children's Museum of Manhattan] Science Action Club Education Specialist [California Academy of Sciences] Director of Collections and Exhibitions [Museum of Jewish Heritage- A Living Memorial […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 6, 2014 in museums in the news |

Greetings! Welcome to Museums in the News. Through this column, I hope to help all of us be a little more informed and aware of the general “buzz” of the museum industry, as it is covered in mainstream news outlets. I’ll pull together a handful of stories each month, and then turn it over to […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on October 6, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Pollock Curatorial Fellowship [Meadows School of the Arts] Vice President, Development Organization [The New-York Historical Society] Associate Registrar [Whitney Museum] Director of Development [Hunterdon Art Museum] Development Officer [Museum of Biblical Art] Education Coordinator Organization [New York Transit […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 29, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Head of Family Programs and Community Engagement [Skirball Cultural Center] Director of Marketing [The Cleveland Museum of Natural History] Cochrane Curator of American Art and Department Head [Virginia Museum of Fine Arts] Museum Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator [Dumbarton […]

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What I did… right after my summer vacation

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 24, 2014 in The Wider World |

At the start of the semester, I did something I had never done before. I wrote my first computer game, and submitted it to my first virtual game jam. A game jam is a gathering of game developers working on games collaboratively or competitively — they are often held as all-night sessions in person, but […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 21, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Associate Director of Development [RISD Museum] Imaging Technician (Photographic Services) [Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)]  Director, Administration [Hammer Museum]  Exhibit Graphic Designer / Junior Designer [Senator John Heinz History Center]  Editorial Director [The Art Institute of […]

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Panel Discussion this Tuesday at the Mary Baker Eddy Library

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 19, 2014 in professional development |

Student Marie Palladino sent this announcement in. Thanks, Marie! — A Panel Discussion and Presentation — ARCHIVAL ACCESS ONLINE: THE PROMISE, THE PROBLEMS, THE PAYOFF TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 @ 6:30 PM AT THE MARY BAKER EDDY LIBRARY 200 MASSACHUSETTS AVE., BOSTON | MBELIBRARY.ORG A panel of experts will address such questions as: • How is […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 15, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Executive Director[Houston Center for Photography] Docent and Tour Programs Manager [Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art] Chief Preparator Job [Hammer Museum] Public Art Project Manager [LA Metro] Curator [World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum] The Halperin Curator of […]

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Behind the velvet rope: Revealing process with museum tours and programs — guest post by instructor Ken Turino

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 14, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Tufts Instructor Ken Turino passed along this article he published last month on Public History Commons. Public History Commons Editor’s Note: In “What I’ve Learned Along the Way: A Public Historian’s Intellectual Odyssey,” outgoing NCPH President Bob Weyeneth issued a call to action to public historians to include the public more fully in our work by “pulling […]

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The deadline for NEMA scholarships is September 19!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 14, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Don’t delay – the deadline for scholarships is fast approaching! NEMA is pleased to offer several scholarship and fellowship opportunities to make the annual conference more financially accessible. Scholarship awards support travel, lodging, and three-day registration for individual members of NEMA and employees of NEMA institutional members. The deadline for all scholarship programs is September […]

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DATE CHANGE: Young professionals event at Old North Church October 1

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis passed this along. Thanks, Erin! The NEW DATE of this event is October 1. Do you live in Boston but have never visited the Old North Church on the Freedom Trail? Do you want to learn more about this nationally significant historic building in Boston’s favorite neighborhood? Perhaps you actually live in […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 8, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Education Associate [Amistad Center for Art & Culture] Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs [San Jose Museum of Art] Executive Director [Sarasota Museum of Art] Education Specialist [The J. Paul Getty Trust] Deputy Director for Collections [The Cleveland Museum […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on September 1, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Director of Exhibitions and Design [Saint Louis Art Museum] Administrative Assistant (grant-funded, one year), Painting and Sculpture [The Museum of Modern Art] Visitor Experience Associates (Part-Time and Full-Time Positions Available) [Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum] Assistant to Deputy […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 25, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting!   Education Director [San Antonio Children's Museum] Head of Education [Connecticut’s Old State House] Education Positions [Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum] Bilingual Interpretive Specialist [The New York Botanical Garden] Director of Exhibit Development [San Diego Museum of […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 18, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Major Gifts Officer, Young Patrons and JM Contemporary Circle [The Jewish Museum] Interpretive Programs Coordinator [National 9/11 Memorial and Museum] Interactive Media Specialist/Teaching Artist [The Bronx Museum of the Arts (BXMA)] Exhibition Designer [National 9/11 Memorial and Museum] […]

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The Tufts Museum Studies blog is seeking new contributors!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 11, 2014 in blog news, professional development |

The Tufts Museum Studies blog is always open to new contributors, but as the new school year rolls around, we are actively recruiting. The blog is authored and managed by current students — alumni and experienced museum professionals are welcome to contribute guest posts. Students, whether you are brand-new to Tufts this Fall or you’ve  […]

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