The Museum Computer Network (MCN) is now accepting applications for scholarships for it’s 2020 cohort.

MCN was founded in 1967 to support professionals working to transform the way cultural organizations reach, engage, and educate audiences using digital technologies and new media. In 2019, MCN will explore the theme of Interface: Communities + Museums.  Things will look different this year with a fully virtual conference. We’re pleased to offer scholarships to 15

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NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

New CARES Act program offers up to $300,000 grants to stabilize humanities organizations nationwide. WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2020) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced new grant guidelines designed to rapidly distribute CARES Act funding to cultural nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This new funding opportunity, NEH CARES: Cultural Organizations, will provide grants

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Collage Night with Art Installation Artist, Juan Hinojosa

Where: Virtually via Zoom  When: Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 5:00 – 6:00 pm  Website: https://muse.union.edu/mandeville/project/collage-night-juan-hinojosa/ Hinojosa will lead participants in making their own collages with unconventional, everyday materials, and will also give a brief introduction about his process and show examples of his work. Hinojosa will be working in real time, selecting materials and making design decisions, as

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Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide During COVID-19

Original article published on March 27, 2020 at: https://www.imls.gov/news/federal-government-invests-50m-museums-libraries-address-digital-divide-during-covid-19 Federal Government Invests $50M in Museums, Libraries to Address Digital Divide During COVID-19CARES Act Designates Funds to Expand Local Internet and Technology Access Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the President has signed the CARES Act, which designates $50 million in

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Submit a Session Proposal for MAAM’s 2020 Annual Meeting!

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Annual Meeting is an annual conference dedicated to fostering excellence in museums by providing our region’s museum professionals with high-quality professional development, networking opportunities, and special events across a three day span. Submit a session proposal today! Session proposals should address one or more of the following topics as it

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Upcoming Webinar: Creativity & Collaboration: Transforming the Historic Penn Museum

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums presents, “Creativity & Collaboration: Transforming the Historic Penn Museum”. This case study was recently presented at Building Museums™ 2020 in Chicago earlier in March. Presenters have graciously decided to share this as FREE online webinar to the first 100 participants to register. In 2017, the Penn Museum began a three-phase

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Summer 2020 9th Annual Summer Appraisal “Camp”

Develop the skills you’ll need to build a career in appraising personal property and collecting fine and decorative art, antiques, furniture, jewelry, coins, stamps, and more.  Register for the the appraisal studies certificate program during “Appraisal Camp,” an accelerated summer program that enables you to earn your Purchase College certificate in just over two weeks!

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