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Position Announcement | Community Engagement Specialist

April 12th 2019

Hello all, Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology seeks a Community Engagement Specialist to foster engagement with stakeholder communities – particularly regional Indigenous communities and Tribal organizations – in the development of the Museum’s outreach, public programming, educational initiatives, and exhibitions in anticipation of a planned move to Providence, RI. This is a limited-term, full-time position with benefits, funded through a four-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundati ...Continue Reading

Re: Recognition Programs

April 12th 2019

following Julie Boam expERIEnce children's museum *420 French Street ** * *Erie, PA ** 16507* *(814)453-3743* *Create**, **Imagine**, **Explore **and **PLAY** * ** *#erieplaymatters* *From:* [email protected] <[email protected]> on behalf of Hazel Theriault [email protected] [talk at] <[email protected]> *Sent:* Friday, April 12, 2019 9:33:08 AM *To:* talk at *Subject:* [talk] Recognition Programs Hello all,   What recognition pro ...Continue Reading

Recognition Programs

April 12th 2019

Hello all,   What recognition programs do you have for staff, volunteers, & interns in your institutions, & what are they called? We are retooling our internal recognition program, & we’re curious about what else is out there. Have a great day!   *Hazel Theriault *** Public Programs Coordinator * * *Orlando Science Center* 407-514-2046 | *[email protected]* Website |* *Give Online** */ /* */    /**/    /**//* */ /* */Inspire Science Learning for ...Continue Reading

Museum Education Specialist Position

April 10th 2019

Hello all, The Space Telescope Science Institute, home of science operations for the Hubble Space Telescope and the future flight and science operations for the James Webb Space Telescope, is looking for a Museum Education Specialist. The position requirements have recently been adjusted and reposted to better match our needs. The description is below. It and the link to apply can also be found at: ...Continue Reading

Education Associate position available at Historic Speedwell in Morristown, NJ

April 10th 2019

*Posting:* *Education Associate (Education Program Assistant)* Historic Speedwell in Morristown, NJ, a historic site of the Morris County Park Commission seeks an Education Associate for immediate hire.  This technology and history museum celebrates the stories of the 19th century through the development of the electromagnetic telegraph, the Speedwell Ironworks, and the unique members of the Vail Family.  This 7.5-acre site preserves the homestead estate of Stephen Vail, including the National Historic Land ...Continue Reading

EU Museum Bans Staff From Drinking & Speaking | Should Museums Subject Donors To A Moral Purity Test? | Scientology’s Secret Propaganda Museum | Rock Relics & Fishy Boycotts | How Not to Decolonize Your Museum

April 7th 2019

Welcome back to GLOBAL MUSEUM, your award-winning & free online compendium, read weekly since 1998 by 8,000+ readers in more than 201 countries.**  Brussels EU museum accused of banning staff from drinking and speakingThe EU-funded House of European History, a £47m museum celebrating the continent’s integration, has been accused of forcing contract staff to work seven days a week and ask for permission to drink water.**  Are We Now To Subject Every Major Arts Donor To ...Continue Reading

Telling Untold Histories-NJ's Annual Unconference

April 3rd 2019

We all tell stories. But how we tell those stories changes depending on who and where we are and on the conditions of our lives and institutions. People of color, women, LGBTQ and gender nonconforming people, and people with differing abilities have used various strategies–from whisper networks and kitchen conversations to protests and public demonstrations–to speak truth when society prefers they remain silent. Either way can make change, but as Maya Angelou wrote, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold ...Continue Reading

RE: Rubric for scoring essays for contest

April 2nd 2019

Claudia, You might try contacting the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and ask how they score their annual essay contest.  Also, National History Day has a good rubric for scoring their papers. Robin Gabriel Executive Director Kaminski House Museum *From:* [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] *Sent:* Monday, April 1, 2019 12:17 PM *To:* talk at <[email protected]> *Subject:* [talk] Rubric for scoring essays for contest Hi everyone, One of the museums I'm work ...Continue Reading

Apply Now! Scholarships for MCN 2019

April 1st 2019

Hello,The Museum Computer Network (MCN) is now accepting applications for scholarships to attend its 2019 annual conference in San Diego, California. 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. We’re pleased to offer scholarships to 15 innovative museum professionals to join the MCN community at the annual co ...Continue Reading

Rubric for scoring essays for contest

April 1st 2019

Hi everyone, One of the museums I'm working with wants to run an essay contest as part of their activities for an event - and have the winners read them at the event. Does anyone have a rubric they developed used to score essays for a writing contest for middle and high school students they'd be willing to share? I'd like to use it as a model for me to develop one for their project. Even if you don't have a rubric but have scoring criteria, I would appreciate your sharing those too, please. You may email me dir ...Continue Reading
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