Potential Museum Donation

2 Twin Horsehair Beds circa 1900These 2 custom sized twin mahogany beds have been used in our family for over a 100 years.  They are in beautiful condition. The beds come apart where the footboard and headboard meet the metal supports through a hidden square bed bolt locking system.  They have horsehair mattresses, which currently sit on

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New ‘Museums for Digital Learning’ Site for K-12 Educators Launches

he Institute of Museum and Library Services is pleased to announce the launch of a new online resource center featuring dynamic digital museum content for K-12 educators searchable by subject and grade. Teachers across the country can now find resources that feature engaging activities from a growing number of museums all aligned with national education standards. Originally

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NY State Heritage Response Task Force

New York colleagues, FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution co-sponsor the Heritage Emergency National Task Force, a partnership of 62 national service organizations and federal agencies created to protect cultural heritage from the damaging effects of natural disasters and other emergencies. The Task Force provides resources to help the public salvage cherished photographs, letters, and other irreplaceable

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NEA: American Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations

The Rescue Plan’s Grants to Organizations program will be carried out through one-time grants to eligible organizations including, but not limited to, nonprofit arts organizations, local arts agencies, arts service organizations, units of state or local government, federally recognized tribal communities or tribes, and a wide range of other organizations that can help advance the

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Splash into summer membership savings with MAAM!

Become a member in July and enjoy this 15% discount on Individual Memberships. Join now and SAVE money on Annual Meeting registration! Plus, members can always post on our job board at no additional cost. Visit midatlanticmuseums.org/membership and click “Join & Renew” then using promo code JULYSAVINGS to receive your discount. Questions? Contact info@midatlanticmuseums.org

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Applications for Annual Meeting fellowships are open!

MAAM is committed to providing emerging museum professionals and museum studies students opportunities to network with all levels of museum professionals with our Annual Meeting Fellowships. We offer the Bruce Craig Fellowship and Fellowship for Diversity to help our emerging museum professionals get to the Annual Meeting. Applicants will be evaluated and selected by the

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News from AASLH

Two AASLH Conferences in 2021Building on the reach and success of last year’s online Annual Meeting, AASLH will have two conferences in the fall, each with distinct experiences. The AASLH/Arkansas Museums Association 2021 Annual Meeting will be held in person in Little Rock, Arkansas, September 22–25. The AASLH 2021 Online Conference will be held October

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Calling all Educators!

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections Education Sessional Committee is hosting a virtual Natural History Collection Education DemoCamp. The goal is to share, discover, and discuss educational materials that have a framework in natural history. This is building upon our previous iterations of the ‘education share fair’ that were hosted at the

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