CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SAA Museum Archives Section Standards and Best Practices Working Group 2018 Annual Symposium

In most museums, the archives isn’t the only department stewarding records of archival or permanent value. Other departments, such as curatorial, conservation, and registration, also manage such records and are in charge of all aspects of their care, from preservation to access. Though they exist outside of their holdings, museum archivists are uniquely positioned to

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New Data About the Value of Museums from AAM

Two new groundbreaking reports from the American Alliance of Museums reveal indisputable evidence that museums contribute more to the United States economy than previously thought and have widespread public support that transcends political affiliations and geographic locations. The first study, Museums as Economic Engines, reveals that museums support 726,000 jobs in the United States, and

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Building a Place for History 2018 – NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference June 7 and 8 at Passaic County College in Paterson

The NJ History and Historic Preservation conference is the annual state-wide educational and networking opportunity for history and historic preservation professionals and volunteers in the fields of architecture, planning, heritage site and museum management, public history, archaeology, municipal preservation commissions, county heritage offices, developers, students, and more. Day 1 Highlights: Choice of a bus tour

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Call for Volunteers for Building Museums 2018

Call for Volunteers: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) has a number of volunteer opportunities for individuals to assist with its upcoming Building Museums Symposium, which will be held March 9th-11th in Philadelphia, PA. In exchange, volunteers receive significantly reduced conference registration ($100). Students and emerging professionals or professionals in need (those who work at

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