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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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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Scholarships for High School Students

National History Academy Online is offering four one-week programs for high school students and two two-week programs for junior high students. The Online Academy’s college prep curriculum for high school students is centered on Harvard Business School Professor David Moss’s “History of American Democracy” curriculum. Each one-week session will focus on a case with two

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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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Professional Development Opportunities in 2020 from MuseumDev

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 the course price of $199 using

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Conducting Cultural Facility/Site Patrols & Inspections During Current Closures (with or without designated security personnel)

Presented by: The International Foundation or Cultural Property Protection (IFCPP) There are a variety of ways to conduct patrols and site inspections for cultural institutions during times of extended closures. IFCPP’s upcoming webinar will delve into more detail on this critical component of institutional protection with best-practices recommendations and strategies. Regardless of available resources, the personal safety of responsible

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