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Science in Museums: Planning and Development of a Digital Gallery Guide

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 8, 2014 in Science in Museums |

by columnist Cira Brown

I am in currently in the midst of a project at the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard University as part of my fellowship, but I thought it would be useful to write about some of my experiences. My primary responsibility has been the planning and development of digital gallery guide for our upcoming exhibition on the cultural history of anatomy. The curatorial team has defined 3 major thematic narratives (Preparation, Practice and Afterlife) as well as 3 key time periods (roughly, the 16th, 19th and 20th Centuries). Read more…

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 7, 2014 in jobs listings |

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Science Interpreter [The Franklin Institute] Education Manager of School Programs [Reuben H. Fleet Science Center] Docent Program Coordinator [California Academy of Sciences] Director of Exhibits [Sciencenter] Historian [National Park Service] Museum Educator [National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg] Curator […]

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Why blogging matters…

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized |

by editor Phillippa Pitts This year I kicked off a new project instead of pretending to have a New Year’s Resolution. Starting 2014 was like stepping onto a roller coaster anyway: finishing up at Tufts this spring and off to who knows where in a few short months! So, like so many of us, I […]

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Travel Grants!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 3, 2014 in professional development |

An incredibly generous travel grant to visit and work in London, England is now available through the Sir John Soan Museum Foundation. The deadline to apply is March 1, so you have plenty of time to apply! Purpose The purpose of the Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship is to enable students in graduate […]

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The Wider World: Shh! It’s Tuesday

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on February 1, 2014 in The Wider World |

by columnist Tegan Kehoe Sometimes, you just need to get up on a soapbox for a moment to get something out of your system. I have some thoughts rolling around in my head that have been bothering me for … I don’t know how long now… and maybe if I blog about them, it will […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 31, 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 and Evaluation Associate [OMSI] Curatorial Department Assistant [Santa Barbara Museum of Art] Senior Project Specialist [Getty Museum] Coordinator, Donor Relations [Hammer Museum] Museum Technician [Smithsonian Institution] Museum Specialist [Smithsonian Institution] Online Content Producer [The Getty Leadership Institute] […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 24, 2014 in museums in the news, Uncategorized |

Happy start to the second semester, all! This week’s featured story is an amazing new online resource for curators (and educators, and lay-folk) interested in both art and history. The V&A Museum will publish its Nazi index of Degenerate Art as a free online resource. The V&A has the only copy of this list of […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 18, 2014 in jobs listings |

Happy Holidays, all! And, to start off the year right, here’s your weekly dose of open jobs. Also, as always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Part-time Jobs in Boston Facilitators [MIT List Visual Arts Center] Museum Teacher [Historic New England] Regular Listings Manager Interpretation and School / Educator Programs [National Center […]

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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 10, 2014 in jobs listings |

Happy Holidays, all! And, to start off the year right, here’s your weekly dose of open jobs. Also, as always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Teaching Artist [Art Resource Collaborative for Kids] submitted by program alumna Leigh Ryan  2014-15 Fellowship [Preservation Society of Newport County] Director of Digital [Museum of the City […]

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Unpacking Admission by Donation

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on January 8, 2014 in The Wider World |

by columnist Tegan Kehoe You’ve met the rude tourists who come to Boston. Sure, there are good tourists, too, but every city has its own magnets for the bad. These tourists are the ones who think they’re clever by saying, “Pahk ya cah in Hahvahd yahd!” to anyone they meet. They also say, “But it’s […]

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