2021 Annual Conference for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Join #AAMG2021–a chance to connect and reflect with one another! Secure your spot and register today for this year’s annual conference held virtually June 7-11! And calling all members, don’t forget about the Professional Assistance Fund Registration–allows for FREE conference registration to qualified applicants! aamg-us.org/registration2021/ AAMG’s 2021 conference will explore how academic museums and galleries

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Survey Results: parent preferences for virtual programming for young children

In this vein, last fall we approached Carol Tang, CEO of the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, to explore how we could work collaboratively to help identify parent/caregiver interests in the virtual learning space. We developed a survey on the topic, and with the additional assistance from the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) distributed it through thirteen different

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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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2021 Art Curators Conference Fellowships

This year AAMC is honored to receive support to offer curators complimentary access to attend our 2021 Art Curators Conference, which will be virtual again this year. There are no fees to apply. AAMC Foundation Conference Fellowship for American Art Curators: for the Associate Curator level or below (including Assistant Curators, Curatorial Assistant, Curatorial Associate,

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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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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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