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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!

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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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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

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

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Visitor Services Assistant Manager [Old South Meeting House] Senior Manager, Adult and Access Programs [Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation]  Image Archive Coordinator [Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation]Posted  Director of Visitor Services [MoMA PS1]  Manager, Individual Development [Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum]  […]

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The Wider World: How Do You Keep Up?

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 5, 2014 in The Wider World |

On my first day at Tufts, when all of the new students were sitting in the sweltering heat in the Gantcher Center, one of the speakers of our matriculation ceremony said to us, “From this point forward, you are behind.” He explained that in academia, there will always be more journal articles we need to […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 3, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Barbara Lee Chief Curator [Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston] Head of Multi-Generational Learning [Minneapolis Institute of Arts] Manager of Collection Data [George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film] Preparator [Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art] Art Curator […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 26, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting!  Exhibition Media Coordinator [National 9/11 Memorial and Museum] Public Programs Coordinator [Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation] Teaching Artist, Learning Through Art [Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum] Membership Manager [Louis Armstrong House Museum] Executive Director [Dubuque Museum of Art] Chief Registrar […]

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Help out a NEMA session by taking this survey

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

Do you have a few minutes to spare to help with the data behind a NEMA 2014 conference panel? Tufts Alum Amanda Gustin is chairing a panel titled “The Graduate School Conundrum.” The panel will open with analysis of trends in museum graduate education, and in order to do that analysis we need your help! […]

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Session proposals for the AAM Conference are now open!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 22, 2014 in conferences |

  See http://www.aam-us.org/events/annual-meeting/sessions for details.  Session Proposal Submission Opens        July 16  Session Proposal Submission Deadline        August 25  Session Acceptance/Non-Acceptance Sent        mid-November

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 20, 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 [Columbus Museum]  - Assistant Curator – Arms and Armor [The Met]  - Curatorial Assistant [Cincinnati Art Museum]  - Senior Membership Manager [National 9/11 Memorial and Museum] - Exhibitions Coordinator [Asia Society Texas Center]  - Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs & Programs [Anchorage […]

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Upcoming Symposium in Boston

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 20, 2014 in boston emps, professional development |

Recent Tufts alumna Lauren Reddy passed this announcement along. Thanks, Lauren! Full-time student registration is $35, and there are a limited number of scholarships available. NICHOLS HOUSE MUSEUM SYMPOSIUM IN THE HOUSE AND ON THE WEB: 21ST-CENTURY STRATEGIES FOR INTERPRETING HISTORIC INTERIORS The Boston Athenaeum, 10 1/2 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts October 3, 2014 at […]

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The Wider World: Design with the Public in Mind

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 16, 2014 in The Wider World |

by Tegan Kehoe Have you seen the news? An activist group in London has begun pouring concrete over metal spikes that deter people from loitering and homeless people from sleeping in certain areas.. As it turns out, the field of designing to influence behavior is a pretty developed one. Designers install all kinds of features to make […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 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! - Research/Evaluation Associate [Museum of Science, Boston] - Education Coordinator [McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center]  - Director of Marketing [Newport Art Museum] - Oral History Intern [Nantucket Historical Association]  - Museum Registrar (temporary) [Bellarmine Museum of Art]  - Collections and Archives Manager [Saco Museum]  - Deputy Director, […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 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! - Curatorial Assistant [The Buffalo Bill Center of the West] - William and Sarah Ross Soter (Associate) Curator of Photography [Columbus Museum of Art] - Collections Manager [The Metropolitan Museum of Art] - Director of Education and Public Programs [The […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on July 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! – Manager, Maritime Artisans Program [Plimoth Plantation] – Educator Specialist [Mystic Seaport Museum] – Curator [Natick Historical Society] – Director of Education and Public Programs [Concord Museum] – Manager of Family & Youth Programs [deCordova Sculpture Park and […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 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! – Maine Memory Network Content Assistant [Maine Historical Society] – Manager of Youth and School Programs [Heritage Museum and Gardens] – Deputy Director for Education & Audience Engagement [Montclair Art Museum] – Director of Education and Interpretation [The […]

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The Wider World: Getting to Know a New Area

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 21, 2014 in The Wider World |

Summer is often a time of change. Many recent graduates of the Tufts Museum Studies program are either already in, or in the process of finding, jobs that will take them to places they have never lived. Many of us are interning somewhere new to us. It’s great! If museums are community institutions, and I […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-Up!

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 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! Production Coordinator and Project Assistant [Portland Museum of Art] Associate Coordinator Membership [Old Sturbridge Village] Visitor Services Representative [American Textile History Museum] Retail Manager [The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home] Educator [USS Constitution Museum] Public Relations Coordinator [Museum of […]

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The Changing of the Guard

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 15, 2014 in blog news |

Congratulations to our outgoing blog manager, Phillippa Pitts, who graduated from Tufts with a Master’s in Art History and Museum Studies this spring. Regular readers of the blog will know me, Tegan, as the author of the monthly column “The Wider World.” I’m going to be managing the blog this year. As in the past, […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

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

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Collection Maintenance Technician [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum] Museum Trainee [Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery] Manager of Tours and Visitor Learning Programs [California Automobile Museum] Education Coordinators [Please Touch Museum]

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Visitor Services Weekend & Event Supervisor [Brooklyn Historical Society]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 10, 1974 in jobs listings |

Posted August 5, 2014 Visitor Services Weekend & Event Supervisor Reports To: Visitor Services and Retail Coordinator Part-Time Position: 24-32 Hours/Week (Weekend days, Weekend and Weekday Evenings) Rate of Pay: $16/Hour Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) seeks a dynamic, outgoing and experienced individual to lead the Visitor Services team of part-time staff on weekends and during […]

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Collection Maintenance Technician [Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 7, 1974 in Uncategorized |

Posted June 4, 2014 Position Description TITLE:  Collection Maintenance Technician DEPARTMENT: Poorvu Family Conservation Center REPORTS TO:  Objects Conservator TYPE:  Part-time (Tuesdays 9-5); hourly/non-exempt   Position Summary The Collection Maintenance Technician works with a team to carry out dusting of objects in the Museum’s collection for eight hours on Tuesdays.  The Technician will be instructed […]

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Museum Trainee [Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 7, 1974 in Uncategorized |

Applications due Friday June 27 2014 This 7 month placement will provide a positive opportunity to obtain and develop museum skills and experience across the broad spectrum of museum work. As a RAMM museum trainee, your  programme will involve induction, shadowing and projects involving managing and interpreting the collections for a range of audiences. This traineeship is […]

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