Award Nominations are Open

The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) encourages members to submit nominations for the following categories of awards to recognize organizations and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for their leadership, career achievements, creativity, and best practices. THE KATHERINE COFFEY AWARD The Katherine Coffey Award is given each year by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums to an

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Our Town

Part 1 Application Deadline:  August 3, 2023 Our Town is the NEA’s creative placemaking grants program. Through project-based funding, the program supports activities that integrate arts, culture, and design into local efforts that strengthen communities over the long term. Our Town projects engage a wide range of local stakeholders in efforts to advance local economic,

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National Endowment for the Arts’ State & Regional Partnership Agreement grants

The National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) State & Regional Partnership Agreement grants are awarded to the nation’s 56 state and jurisdictional arts agencies (SAAs), and the six regional arts organizations (RAOs) whose members comprise SAAs. Partnership support is also available to the national service organization for the state arts agencies. Partnership Agreement grant support enables SAAs and RAOs

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MAAM Announces New Executive Director

Gretchen Sorin, President of the Mid Atlantic Association of Museum’s Board of Directors announces that Kahla DeSmit has been named as the new Director of the organization and will begin in her position on July 5, 2023. In this role she will lead the major museum organization serving New York, Pennsylvania,Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, and

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Lilly Endowment: Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative.

Lilly Endowment is pleased to announce a new open and competitive round of its Religion and Cultural Institutions Initiative. Through this initiative, the Endowment is inviting museums, historical sites and other cultural organizations to submit concept papers that describe potential plans to mount exhibitions, conduct educational programs and/or engage in other activities to provide fair, accurate and balanced

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Grant opportunity via NEH

Small and mid-sized cultural organizations are keepers of history and culture, sources of lifelong learning, and community place makers. Public Impact Projects grants seek to assist you in meeting your community’s needs by expanding the scope, reach, and excellence of your public programs. These awards support a variety of activities that focus on enriching interpretive

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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? Join staff from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Association of Children’s Museums on June 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time to learn more about how and why over 1,100 museums participate in the program.

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Baltimore – Maintenance Culture Community

Maintenance Culture is a project by Myriad, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to address challenges related to preserving complex, born-digital, creative works in small institutions. Myriad and collaborators will create and present an innovative, collaborative, digital preservation training program, expanding on existing curricula to specifically cover preserving time-based media art and other

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