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  • Artsy

    September 11, 2017

    external resource from CTM, CTM17 Los Angeles Conference: Nurturing change inside and outside the museum, November 6-9, 2017

    What is our social and political purpose? This November, Communicating the Museum takes the pulse of the world. Across a four-day programme of events, debates, workshops, talks and tours, you will discover the best museum outreach initiatives, the most challenging collaborations, and the most insightful successes (and failures) in the fields of communications, education, and audience engagement.

  • NAEA

    September 5, 2017

    Museum Education Division Report

    Museum Education Division Report - NAEA News - August/September 2017

  • iPhone

    August 1, 2017

    external resource from 1stdibs, This Is How to Look at Art (Spoiler: Put Away Your iPhone)

    If art dealer Michael Findlay had his way, smartphones would be banned from museum exhibitions. So would audio guides, wall labels and maybe even docents. “It all just gets in the way of what you’re seeing and depletes the experience of looking at art,” he says.

  • edutopia

    July 5, 2017

    external resource from edutopia, Museum School Aids in District Turnaround While Promoting Student Success

    A recent article from Edutopia shares how a place-based education experiment – part of a school district turnaround strategy – enables students to attend a school doubling as a museum. The Grand Rapids Public Museum School, launched through the 2016 XQ: The Super Schools Project, seeks to enhance learning opportunities, while also increasing museum visitation.

  • fallingwater

    June 6, 2017

    external resource from Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Teaching Residency Program - Deadline: June 20

    The Teaching Residency program at Fallingwater is for K-12 Teachers and Museum Education Professionals. The week-long program offers teachers an opportunity to develop programs that integrate STEAM learning with architectural and design methods. We have a few spots open for the July 8-15 session. The price is $1,000 and includes meals, housing, and all materials. Scholarships are available.

  • NGA

    May 26, 2017

    external resource from National Gallery of Art, Call for Applications: 2017-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship

    This is a two-year fellowship with the possibility of renewal for a third year. The fellowship provides curatorial training and supports scholarly research related to the collection of the National Gallery of Art. The fellow is fully integrated into a specific curatorial department with duties, privileges, and status equivalent to those of an assistant curator. Time is divided between specific projects and general curatorial work within the department, including research on the collection and new acquisitions, work on the presentation of the collection, participation in aspects of special exhibition projects, and opportunities to give public lectures. The fellow will plan and complete a project in consultation with the supervising curator.

    National Gallery of Art
  • May 18, 2017

    Leahy Introduces Artist-Museum Partnership Act

    With tax reform discussions emerging in Congress, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday - National Museum Day -- introduced legislation to encourage donations of museum-quality contemporary art.

  • Artsy

    April 12, 2017

    external resource from Artsy, Explore the World’s Largest Collection of Children’s Art

    In January 1990, when Kathleen Schneider and her staff sent out an international call for children’s art for a fledgling museum, they hadn’t even secured an exhibition space yet. They did have a P.O. box, an office in the form of Schneider’s Greenwich Village apartment, and a name—the Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA).

  • museum

    April 7, 2017

    external resource from Museum Mile Festival , 39TH Annual Museum Mile Festival, June 13

    Now celebrating its 39th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 6 - 9 pm. Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting seven of New York City’s finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening.

    Museum Mile Festival