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Weekly Jobs Roundup

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on September 28, 2012 in jobs listings, Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! Manager, History Interpretation [Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens]Introduction: The Interpretation & Events Division provides meaningful learning opportunities for Mount Vernon’s one million annual visitors. Through a diverse portfolio of interpretive experiences, engaging public programs, and [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on June 10, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums! Stonewall National Museum & Archives Stores America’s LGBT History Is this New York’s Smallest Museum? Museum Ponders Sale of Landmark Building  Celebrity of sorts in town for Edmonds museum assessment program Beatles Museum in Hamburg is Kaput 10 great places for museum mysteries Waukegan needs [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 8, 2012 in museums in the news, Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museum news articles! My favorite article of the week has to be this one: The Marlins’ New Stadium Has a Bobblehead Museum. I’ve been to some surprisingly good museums at sports stadiums (check out Turner Field if you’re ever in Atlanta) but never one quite like that. LACMA, Getty [...]

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Here and There: Interesting Women in Boston’s History

Posted by Sarah Margerum on March 13, 2012 in events, Uncategorized |

Here: First, visit Historic New England’s Otis House on March 18 to learn about the Williams sisters who ran a boarding house on the site in the later half of the 1800s. There: Next, visit the Paul Revere House on April 22 to learn about Rachel Revere’s struggles during the Revolutionary War. Visit Historic New [...]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 26, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news articles about museums. Students Create Wax Museum For President’s Day Museum may lose Holocaust artifacts Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to launch its first online catalogue, Paintings of the Americas A museum for American ingenuity? Albania opens new museum wing on abuses during its former communist regime Berkeley’s Artwork [...]

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Here and There: Never Too Old For February Vacation

Posted by Sarah Margerum on February 13, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Before I moved to Massachusetts, I had never heard of February vacation week. Do you feel as cheated as I do? Make up for lost time by joining in on one of these events on February 22. Here: First, get yourself to the MIT Museum from 10-noon for the straw rocket challenge presented by the [...]

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Weekly Job Listing

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 11, 2012 in jobs listings, Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly job listing! As always, job announcements go up immediately on their own page, so keep an eye there to be on top of things. I’m going to take some editorial privilege this week and give an extra shout out to two wonderful paid internships at Old Sturbridge Village, an institution near [...]

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AASLH Spring Workshops

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 20, 2012 in Uncategorized |

AASLH does workshops all over the country, and we’re lucky enough to have a terrific one right in our backyard this spring, and the other a short train ride away. (They also have a great emerging professional scholarship program that you could use to attend one of these workshops. The catch is that the deadline [...]

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Graduate Student Presentations at AAM

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 6, 2012 in conferences, Uncategorized |

Straight from AAM: Museum Grad Students, Here’s a great opportunity to share your knowledge and build your presentation skills at the 2012 AAM annual meeting! The 2012 Graduate “Flash” Showcase will be held at the AAM Annual Meeting 2012 in Minneapolis St. Paul on Wednesday, May 2, from 12:15-1:45 p.m. This showcase is a series [...]

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Here and There: More Than One Way to Decorate a Tree

Posted by Sarah Margerum on December 5, 2011 in Uncategorized |

Here: First, show some support for our own Sarah Duff and visit the exhibit she planned at the Andover Historical Society, Common Indecency. Tinsel and ornaments will seem so commonplace when you realize you could be decorating with corsets and vintage toilet paper. There: Next, head over to the Concord Museum and see Family Trees: [...]

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