Getty Leadership Institute Applications now open!

Calling all Museum Leaders! Join a dynamic, global network of more than 1,800 museum professionals by participating in the Getty Leadership Institute’s executive education programs. See below for program descriptions and dates. Applications for 2020 programs are now open. NEXTGEN 2020 Online: March 9-14, 2020 Residency: March 22-March 28, 2020 APPLY BY MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2020 NextGen

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Call for Papers for Theory and Practice: The Emerging Museum Professionals Journal.

This peer-reviewed journal for emerging museum professionals is co-produced by the National Emerging Museum Professionals Network and The Musuem Scholar. Theory and Practice is accepting submissions for its third volume: “Museum Futures: Museums as Change Agents,” an exploration of how museums operate as sites of change. Authors are able to submit using this link or at TheMuseumScholar.org. Any questions can

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Access and Identity Workshop: Hudson Valley

Dia:Beacon  3 Beekman St. Beacon, NY 12508 Wednesday, November 13 9:30 am – 4:15 pm Registration: MANY members $35 // Non members $45 // Includes lunch REGISTER 9:30 AM Welcome by Tom Shannon, Director of Facilities, Dia: Beacon / Vice-President, MANY 10 – 11:30 AM Multi-Step Strategies for New Exhibit Funding, Design, Development and Production Peter Hyde, Owner,

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Cornerstone: Museum Security

Museum security is a real issue on many fronts. We wonder how to protect our collection, our staff, and our data. But, where to start? Join security specialists from the National Park Service and the Smithsonian Institution for a day-long workshop in Washington D.C. on the latest tips, tools, and information relating to museum security. The workshop

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Museums for All webinar

Are you interested in learning more about Museums for All, an initiative dedicated to expanding community access?  Mark your calendar to join staff from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Association of Children’s Museums on December 11 at 2 p.m. Eastern to learn more about how and why more than 450 museums participate in the program.

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Chesapeake Studies: Change and Continuity in America’s Estuary

From June 10-12, 2020, Salisbury University will host “Chesapeake Studies: Change and Continuity in America’s Estuary,” the second annual interdisciplinary conference for scholars (including graduate students) and other professionals studying the Chesapeake and Delmarva region.  We invite proposals for presentations and panel discussions that contribute to the scholarly understanding of the region from a broad

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Connecting to Collections Care has free webinars coming up!

Collection Facility Planning: Preparing for the Next Renovation with Jeffrey Weatherston.    October 29, 2019, 2:00 EDT The very nature of collecting means ever-increasing demands on the facilities and equipment housing the collected materials and the need for ongoing and sustained planning to meet those demands. For most successful and active collecting institutions, over time, facilities

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Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Addresses the Issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access at Pennsylvania Museums

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) will embark on a two-year initiative to help Pennsylvania museums foster diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) in their programs through a National Leadership Grant of $163,498 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to PA Museums, Pennsylvania’s statewide association serving museum professionals and institutions.

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