Call for Instructors for Museum Learning Hub

The Digital Empowerment Project is excited to announce an open call for instructor applications for upcoming digital media and technology capacity-building online training programs to be held from June 2021 to January 2022. We are looking for skilled technologists with excellent online teaching skills to lead one-hour webinars. Topic Areas Module 3 (June) How to manage digital

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Announcing the launch of the Museum Learning Hub

The Council of Regional Museum Associations officially launched their Digital Empowerment Project website: the Museum Learning Hub. The Museum Learning Hub (MLH) is a nationwide initiative organized by the six U.S. regional museum associations and dedicated to providing free, self-paced training resources for small museums. Part of the Digital Empowerment Project, the Hub provides digital media and technology capacity-building

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New Online Platform Launches for Museum Community in Response to Covid-19: MuseumExpert.org

MuseumExpert.org is the first-of-its-kind digital platform specifically serving museum professionals. Media Contact: Ellen Trappey, Co-Founder of MuseumExpert.org 601.400.2651; ellen.trappey@museumexpert.org Washington, DC – November 20, 2020- MuseumExpert.org, a new, free to use, online platform designed to connect unemployed or underemployed museum professionals with prospective employers and freelance opportunities, launched today from its headquarters in Washington, DC. Supported by

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MAAM collaborates with the Cooperstown Graduate Program on series about race and museum practice

Hear from museum professionals and other academics about race and how to create a more diverse and welcoming workplace. This is a unique opportunity to engage in this important conversation with professionals who are working to seriously and creatively address the ongoing challenges facing museums today. Each session will address a specific topic and aspect of the discussion. It

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Aurora Payments joins MAAM as Corporate Member, Offers Discounts to MAAM Members

MAAM welcomes Aurora Payments as a new Corporate Member! Aurora Payments is a leading payments technology and software provider whose mission is to help businesses grow through offering the lowest credit card processing rates and the most advanced payments technology for increased efficiency and productivity. Aurora continues to drive forward with strategic advancements in technology

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MAAM Statement: Foster Excellence Together

MAAM knows that part of our goal of fostering excellence in the museum field includes demanding that museum professionals and institutions do better. We can do better by leveraging positions of privilege to help our most vulnerable colleagues and visitors. We can do better by being anti-racist. We can better support our colleagues of color.

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Award-winning wayfinding designers, CCD, partner with world’s most downloaded museum app, SMARTIFY, to release Museum Reopening Toolkit

● Whitepaper focuses on the steps museums should consider when reopening, taking a integrated physical and digital experience approach. ● With suggestions for the entire visitor journey and a worksheet to complete, the planning toolkit will help museums remobilize after building closures due to COVID-19. With the unprecedented closure of culture and heritage sites around

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NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

New CARES Act program offers up to $300,000 grants to stabilize humanities organizations nationwide. WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2020) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced new grant guidelines designed to rapidly distribute CARES Act funding to cultural nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This new funding opportunity, NEH CARES: Cultural Organizations, will provide grants

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Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide During COVID-19

Original article published on March 27, 2020 at: https://www.imls.gov/news/federal-government-invests-50m-museums-libraries-address-digital-divide-during-covid-19 Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide During COVID-19CARES Act Designates Funds to Expand Local Internet and Technology Access Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the President has signed the CARES Act, which designates $50 million in

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