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Upcoming Symposium in Boston

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 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

On Friday, October 3, five speakers from Europe and the United States will come together to share experiences from their museums and heritage sites which have successfully integrated technology into interpretations of their historic interiors and landscapes. From mobile applications to virtual recreations, learn from these 21st-century innovators and come away with cutting-edge ideas from museum professionals around the world. Please join us for this full-day event.

SPEAKERS:

Lee Glazer, PhD- Associate Curator, American Art, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Victoria Kastner – Historian, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California
Annie Kemkaran-Smith – Curator (Art Collections) Down House, National Collections Group, London, UK
John A. Sibbald – Chairman, Virtual Hamilton Palace Trust, Hamilton, Scotland
Loic Tallon – Senior Mobile Manager, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Telephone: 617.227.6993
Email: info@nicholshousemuseum.org

http://www.nicholshousemuseum.org/symposium_2014.php

Free Workshop for EMPS next Thursday

It’s exactly as it sounds: a FREE workshop with one of our favorite Tufts professors with no registration fee.
Creativity in Museum Practice
Thursday, June 5, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
USS Constitution Museum
Join Rainey Tisdale and Linda Norris, authors of the new book Creativity in Museum Practice, for a fun, useful, and informative workshop about creativity, both for yourself and for your museum.
Let us know the YEPs know that you’re coming by signing up on Eventbrite.

Free Workshop? On Grant Writing? Yes, please!

One week from today, the Boston EMPs will be hosting a free grant writing workshop with Christine Cunningham, Ph.D., the founder and director of the Museum of Science’s Engineering is Elementary program.

The EMPs are a fantastic group to get to know, so RSVP to BostonEMPs[at]gmail.com to save a spot.

The workshop will be held at 7pm on Wednesday, July 17 at the USS Constitution Museum (Charlestown Navy Yard Building 22 Boston, MA 02129 for your GPS needs.)

Upcoming Workshop: NEMA YEPs Internship Advice Panel

New England Museum Association Young and Emerging Museum Professionals have a great upcoming workshop for those in the field looking for more information on how volunteer and internship positions help start your museum career.  Registration has been extended through early next week – register early, as spaces fill quickly!


To register, visit: http://www.nemanet.org/workshops/13YEP.htm

LAUGH: No Joke: Making the Most of Your Internship or Volunteer Position
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Panelists: Jennifer DePrizio, Director of Visitor Learning, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Dan Elias, Senior Assistant for Strategy, Peabody Essex Museum, and Purvi Patwari, Independent Human Resources Professional

Internships and volunteer positions may not be glamorous, have the best hours, or have the best pay (ha!), but these positions are no joke. Join the NEMA YEPs, a group of experienced human resources, volunteer, and internship managers, and hear from the YEPs Chairs, who have had phenomenal internship and volunteering experiences. Learn what skills can be honed through volunteering, how to shape a perfect match internship, and how to frame all of these experiences on your growing resume.

Boston National EMP Workshop

From the Boston EMPs. If you’re not on their mailing list, shoot an email to the address below.

On October 15th we will be hosting another National EMP workshop.  The workshop will be based on curriculum developed by AAM and presented by Dan Yaeger, the Executive Director of NEMA (New England Museum Association).  Dan will be speaking about Networking and Personal Branding. The workshop will take place at the Tufts University Art Gallery at 5:45pm.  The presentation will begin at 6pm and may last two hours depending on participation and questions.

Please meet in the gallery at 5:45pm.  We will then go down to a classroom space where the workshop will take place.  You can find directions to the galley on this website :http://artgallery.tufts.edu/plan/directionsParking.htm

These EMP Career Workshops are free to AAM members and require pre-registration via the AAM website.  In addition to registering on the AAM website, please email us at BostonEMPS@gmail.comas well.

The registration website is currently being created.  Please stay tuned for more details and a link.

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