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Weekly Jobs Round-up!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on November 17, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of new jobs. As always, they go up immediately on their own page. Happy hunting! PS: Lots of fellowships, tis the season! Advancement Associate [The Virginia Museum of Natural History] (Role Title: PR & Marketing Specialist I) Position #:  W0023 Salary Range:  Pay Band 2 Minimum Starting Pay:  $12/hr Location:  Martinsville, Virginia […]

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Call for Papers: November 30 deadline!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on November 17, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Interested in Americana and material culture? BU is putting out a call for papers for their March conference, “Beyond Production and Consumption.” They say: We invite submissions that engage material culture from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives and that examine processes of appropriation, transformation, reclamation, or reinvention related to American material culture. The conference […]

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Get published! “Collecting the Contemporary” Call for papers

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 13, 2012 in professional development, Uncategorized |

COLLECTING THE CONTEMPORARY    Edited by Owain Rhys and Zelda Baveystock We invite international submissions to be included in this forthcoming book, to be published by MuseumsEtc in 2013. The book will be edited by Owain Rhys, Curator of Contemporary Life at St Fagans: National History Museum, Wales and Zelda Baveystock, Teaching Associate at Newcastle […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 8, 2012 in museums in the news, Uncategorized |

Not “news,” but don’t miss a TED talk with the director of the Met! Here’s our weekly round-up of our favorite things that were said about museums this week: the good, the bad, and the really quite strange! A vistor to the Tate Modern tags a Rothko painting on display: Police hunt for Mark Rothko vandal […]

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Conferences you should know about!

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on October 6, 2012 in conferences, Uncategorized |

Everyone’s talking aNEMA NEMA NEMA in the run up  to their conference this November, (and for good reason, it’s a great opportunity to meet and chat with the people who are coming up with ideas and moving the cogs in our regional museum community.) But it’s hardly the only conferences! I grabbed just three of […]

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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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