Employee Perceptions Survey

As museums, historic sites, and parks in the Mid-Atlantic region have gradually reopened, staff and volunteers have worked to implement new rules and restrictions designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This survey will measure employee perceptions of the enforcement of mask rules and visitor compliance. All responses are completely anonymous, and neither the employee

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Annual MuseWeb conference

Join fellow professionals and experts online this April for #MW21 on April 5, 6, 7, 16, 23, and 30. As always, the annual MuseWeb conference brings together museum and cultural heritage professionals from around the world to consider advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural, and scientific heritage. This year’s virtual format

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IMP seeking steering committee members

The Independent Museum Professionals (IMP), an AAM network representing more than 1,000 museum consultants and contractors, is seeking applications and self-nominations for the IMP Steering Committee. IMP provides a central hub of resources, knowledge, and connections. It actively works to support independent museum professionals, to strengthen the relationship between independent museumprofessionals and museums, and to

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AAM’s 2021 EdCom Award for Innovation and Education Award – Pandemic Edition

AAM’s 2021 EdCom Award for Innovation and Education Award – Pandemic Edition recognizes museum education programs that have been created, reinvented, or revamped in response to the pandemic. EdCom will present three awards: small museum award (less than $1 million annual budget for fiscal year 2020), mid-sized museum award ($1 million-9.9 million annual budget for fiscal year

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National Museum of African American History and Culture and Louisiana Children’s Museum To Be Honored As 2021 Buildy Award Winners

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) is excited to announce two recipients for this year’s Building Museums™ Symposium’s Buildy Award: The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Louisiana Children’s Museum. The Buildy Award recognizes both museums for their leadership and exemplary accomplishment through the planning, construction, and life after opening.

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Victorian Furniture: Design Run Amok or Inspired Creativity?

Thursday, January 14, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Register today at: https://my.historicnewengland.org/6800/vic-furniture For decades, designers and tastemakers have reviled Victorian furniture. In this online talk, Senior Curator of Collections Nancy Carlisle presents an illustrated lecture exploring the highs and lows of Victorian furniture design and suggests that its bad rap has more to do with late nineteenth-century attitudes

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NCPH and AASLH Survey on Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in Public History

The National Council on Public History (NCPH) and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) have launched an online survey about sexual harassment and gender discrimination in public history. This effort is the culmination of more than a year of work by members of NCPH’s Board-Led Subcommittee on Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, co-chaired by Kristen Baldwin

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New Year, New Skills: NYCMER Career Symposium

Date: Sunday, January 10, 2021Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm (Eastern Time)Virtual Platform: HopinRegister online today! Join the NYCMER community and education professionals from across the country for a full day of presentations and workshops tailored to your needs, no matter where you are in your museum education career. Let’s all work towards our 2021 career resolutions as we continue

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