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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Deadline Extension-AAMG Call for Proposals 2021

New deadline is Friday, January 15th, midnight Got your proposal? Submit today! 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 and

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“Do-it-Yourself” (DiY) exhibition from Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History

In 2018, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History launched its first-ever “Do-it-Yourself” (DiY) exhibition, providing ready-to-print digital files and other resources free of charge to venues ranging from museums and libraries to health centers and public parks. DiY exhibits are designed to be flexible and adaptable to diverse locations and budgets. They currently offer three exhibits: Outbreak:

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2021 AASLH Call for Proposals

After much thought and consideration, AASLH has decided to do a hybrid onsite/virtual meeting in 2020. This gives you two opportunities to present a session or workshop to your colleagues. The onsite meeting will be in Little Rock, AR, on September 22-25. The virtual meeting date has not been announced but will be in September

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MAP online application now open!

The American Alliance of Museums Museum Assessment Program (MAP) helps small and mid-sized museums of all types strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards. More than 5,000 museums have participated in MAP since its inception in 1981. MAP is a one-year process of self-assessment, institutional activities, and consultative peer review with a site

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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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