Posts by Phillippa Pitts:
Apply for a fourteen day course this August through Rutgers University.
This special educational travel seminar to Rwanda and Ethiopia is designed for emerging scholars in the fields of Comparative Genocide Studies, Memory Studies, Museum Studies, Media Studies, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, History and cognate fields. This 16 day travel experience and professional/academic course will prepare emerging scholars to gain knowledge and professional skills through study, direct observation and direct experience, dialogue with experts and implementation of critical analytical skills in understanding the history of genocide, post conflict challenges and the role of museums, memorials and civil society in remembrance, commemoration, reconciliation and reconstructions in these two nations.
Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Public Program Coordinator [Connecticut Science Center] Individual Giving Coordinator [New England Aquarium] Traveling Exhibitions Manager [Science Museum of Minnesota] Discovery Program Coordinator/Supervising Instructor [Brooklyn Botanical Garden] The Hall of Human Life Education Associate [Museum of Science] Museum Education [...]
Next Wednesday, March 19, from 9-10:30 am, local legislators, artists, and cultural district stakeholders will convene at The Mary Baker Eddy Library for a MassCreative public hearing. They’ll be tackling the FY2015 budget, with perspectives from the individuals and institutions affected. For the morning’s agenda, click here. The Mary Baker Eddy Library is located a [...]
I’m excited, and sad, to forward this announcement. The MFA runs a paid program for a few graduate students per year to give tours in the galleries. For the past year, I’ve been one of these lecturers. The program is a fantastic opportunity to work not only with a diverse and fascinating set of visitors [...]
Here’s an exciting opportunity for current students (sorry alumni) to enter a competition for museum bloggers sponsored by Randi Korn & Associates. The deadline is April 1, so take some time and get your writing ready!
Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Education and Program Manager [Turtle Bay Exploration Park] Supervisor of Visitor Experience [New England Aquarium] After School Program Coordinator [American Museum of Natural History] Interpretation/Education Coordinator [Missouri State Museum] Curator of Exhibits [Greensboro Historical Museum] Archivist, ONE Archives [...]
by columnist Tegan Kehoe This weekend, I went on a creative retreat of sorts, an annual event that I love. Two and a half days of intense time in a community I care about, several hundred friends and strangers in a hotel, being silly and collaborative, telling great stories and sharing what we’ve made. It’s [...]
The Greater Boston Museum Educators’ Roundtable is sponsoring a professional development event on March 13, 2014, from 1-4pm at Danforth Art. Join colleagues for a discussion of how best practices in customer service outside of the museum field can be used to enhance the visitor experience when applied cross-departmentally. A panel including staff members from [...]
Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Project Coordinator [Holocaust Memorial Museum] Historic Publications Editor II [North Carolina Museum of History] Associate Registrar [Asia Society] Head of Education and Visitor Experience [New Mexico Museum of Art] Assistant Exhibitions Project Specialist [Cooper-Hewitt] Head of Visitor Experience [...]
Current Tufts graduate student Barbara Palmer is putting out the call on behalf of AAM’s EdCom, the Alliance’s educator professional affinity group. Calling You! As your bimonthly newsletter, we want to hear from you! Want to highlight events at your museum or in your community? Is there a burning issue you want to bring to the [...]