MASS MoCA’s Building 6 To Be Honored for Excellence in Museum Building

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) is excited to announce that the recipient of this year’s Building MuseumsTM Symposium’s Buildy Award is the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) for Building 6, the Robert W. Wilson Building. This award recognizes the museum leadership’s exemplary accomplishment through the three-decade process of completing their master plan for

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Cornerstone: What do Visitors Really Want From Museums: A conversation with leaders in the field

Friday, March 29, 2019 at The Cooperstown Graduate Program (5838 NY-80, Cooperstown, NY 13326) Speakers: Deborah Schwartz, Director, the Brooklyn Historical Society and Fath Ruffins, Curator, National Museum of American History While we don’t know everything about what motivates visitors to come to museums, we do know a great deal gathered over time from quantitative

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Social with the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists, George Washington Museum Studies, and Collection Care Network

You are invited to an evening of networking and fun with colleagues from the DC metro area! Date: Wednesday, February 6th. Time: 5:30 – 7:30, Remarks begin at 6pm Location: The “bridge” (mezzanine above the atrium, accessed via main stairwell) Corcoran School of the Arts & Design 500 17th St NW  Washington, DC 20006   

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The Victorian Society Summer Schools

Study Nineteenth Century art and architectural history, decorative arts, culture, and historic preservation at one of the internationally-acclaimed Victorian Society in America Summer Schools in either Chicago, London or Newport. Enjoy lectures by leading scholars, private tours of historic properties, behind-the-scenes opportunities at museums and historic houses, and the occasion to meet colleagues from diverse

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New-York Historical Society makes available an 8-piece poster exhibit recounting struggle for black equality

New-York Historical Society is pleased to make available a compelling 8-piece poster exhibit that recounts the dramatic, national story of the struggle for black equality after the end of slavery. Exploring the years from the Civil War through World War I, the posters draw from our timely exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,

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New-York Historical Society is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 fellowship program.

New York, NY, November 6, 2018 – The New-York Historical Society is now accepting applications for its prestigious fellowship program for the 2019–2020 academic year. Leveraging its rich collections of documents, artifacts, and works of art detailing American history from the perspective of New York City, New-York Historical’s fellowships—open to scholars at various times during their

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MAAM Statement of Support for Pittsburgh

To all of our colleagues and friends in the Pittsburgh area: The Board, Members and Staff of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums are thinking of you at this terrible time and we offer our support, thoughts and prayers. We stand with you today against hate and anti-Semitism. MAAM remains committed to museums as places that

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