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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NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2021–2022 FELLOWSHIPS

New York, NY, November 18, 2020 – The New-York Historical Society is now accepting applications for its prestigious fellowship program for the 2021–2022 academic year. Leveraging its rich collections that detail American history through the lens of New York City, New-York Historical’s fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers and provides

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Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Call for Proposals

Copy and paste the following into your browser to access the submission portal: https://www.eventsquid.com/event/11514 AAMG’s 2021 conference will explore how academic museums and galleries are fostering wellness and embracing new understandings of equity in the midst of one of the most challenging social, political, and economic periods in American history. This year’s conference aims to find new paths

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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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MuseumDev Professional Development Opportunities

Online Professional Development – Fall 2020 MuseumDev offers 4-week, online courses for museum professionals taught by subject experts with specialized skills and practical experience. Asynchronous courses allow you to finish readings, participate in discussion forums, and complete class assignments on your own schedule. Receive certificates of completion. MEMBER DISCOUNT: Members of MAAM can receive 10% off

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6th Annual Repatriation Conference

For its 6th Annual Repatriation Conference, the ASSOCIATION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS has partnered with the UNIVERSITY OF DENVER MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY to commemorate the 30th anniversary of NAGPRA and build a strong community. November 16, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of NAGPRA, which requires the repatriation of cultural heritage that has been held by museums and government agencies.

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Remote internships survey

As museums continue to adjust to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum Studies Network (of AAM) and NYCMER (New York City Museum Educators Roundtable) have reprised their survey and linked crowdsourced spreadsheet to share remote internship opportunities for emerging museum professionals looking to pursue Fall 2020 internships in museums, libraries, archives, historic sites, zoos, aquaria, and organizations that

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