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EdCom's Museum Education Mentoring Program now accepting applications!

February 24th 2017

You know you want a mentor.... yes, you!  How many times have you wished for one this week? And you - you may think you don't have enough experience to be a mentor - but really, you do! EdCom is continuing its Mentoring program (EdMEM) for another cohort.  Applications due March 17.  Mentors are defined as museum education professionals with at least 3 years and preferably 5+ years in the field of museum education. _We encourage mentors who were not selected to participate in our first cohort to appl ...Continue Reading

Summer Youth Programs Internship at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

February 24th 2017

*Internship Description* The Office of Education and Outreach at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) seeks Program Assistant Interns to assist with the coordination and implementation of our youth programs at the museum. The National Museum of Natural History and the Office of Education currently run two youth programs, the Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) program and the Q?Crew Teen Volunteer Program. The intern’s primary role will be to assist the Program Coordinators in the execution of day-to-day ...Continue Reading

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February 24th 2017

Hello, All,   The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University invites museum professionals currently working with visitors with memory loss to attend the 2017 Alzheimer’s & Dementia Museum Programs Symposium this June 7-9. This will be an opportunity for museum staff to share best practices and consider the future of our programs. The symposium itself is free and travel reimbursements are available. Applications to participate will be available online next *Thursday, March 2*.   For those attending the NAEA ...Continue Reading

Art Ninjas Camp Counselor Opportunities at MASS MoCA

February 23rd 2017

Art Ninjas Camp Counselor Opportunities at MASS MoCA Hello,Please see below about two part-time, seasonal opportunities to work with our Art Ninjas Camp at MASS MoCA.Thank you,Amanda Art Ninjas Camp Counselor2 positions available (seasonal part-time)Camp Counselors work with the Camp Director to run Art Ninjas Camp. Each camp day revolves around a weekly theme and daily mission, and will include art projects, outdoor play, yoga/meditation, a group game, and exploration in the MASS MoCA galleries. Each week includ ...Continue Reading

RE: Job Posting: Art After Dark Coordinator, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

February 22nd 2017

Alicia!! It’s so great to see your  name! I saw you were presenting at the pre-conference next week. … I hope I’ll see you there.  I think I’m also going to the O’Keeffe opening on Thursday night with Alexa! I hope we can connect in person. xoxo, Adelia *From:* talk@museum-ed.org [mailto:talk@museum-ed.org] *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:35 PM *To:* talk at museum-ed.org <talk@museum-ed.org> *Subject:* RE: Job Posting: Art After Dark Coordinator, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach ...Continue Reading

RE: Job Posting: Art After Dark Coordinator, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

February 22nd 2017

Great to hear from you!!! Good luck with your search. Thanks, Alicia Boone /Associate Curator of Public Programs / Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238 www.brooklynmuseum.org T: (718) 501-6223 *From:* talk@museum-ed.org [mailto:talk@museum-ed.org] *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:25 PM *To:* talk at museum-ed.org *Subject:* Job Posting: Art After Dark Coordinator, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Hello, all! I’m pleased to share that the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm ...Continue Reading

Job Posting: Art After Dark Coordinator, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach

February 22nd 2017

Hello, all!   I’m pleased to share that the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, FL is seeking a full-time Coordinator for our weekly Art After Dark program. Please share widely! *Art After Dark Coordinator  * This full time, non-exempt position reports to the Associate Curator of Education and is an integral part of the Museum Education Department.   Responsibilities include program planning and management of Art after Dark each Thursday evening.  The essential job duties are: Coordinate Art af ...Continue Reading

RE: Inquiry learning articles

February 22nd 2017

The archived version of the Docent Educator has some good articles about inquiry: https://archive.org/details/docenteducator Claudia Claudia B. Ocello President & CEO Museum Partners Consulting, LLC www.museumpartnersconsulting.com Engaging audiences, empowering staff EdCom Leadership Development/Awards Chair Tweeting @museumptnrs /On Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:01:41 -0800, "Erin Branham EBranham@getty.edu [talk at museum-ed.org]" wrote:/ Hi Robin, We did a pretty extensive literature review recently and did n ...Continue Reading

Job Post: Miller/Historian at Cooper Grist Mill in Chester, NJ

February 22nd 2017

Miller/Historian The Historic Sites of the Morris County Park Commission seeks a dynamic individual to manage its Cooper Gristmill location in Chester, NJ.  The site is on the National and State Historic Registers.  The ideal candidate will develop and implement quality educational programs and events to a diverse audience.  As the *Miller/Historian*, the candidate plans, develops, presents, and supervises educational programs (including school, scout, home school, and adult programming), and all speci ...Continue Reading

Job Post: Historic Sites Interpreter at Fosterfields in Morristown, NJ

February 22nd 2017

Historic Sites Interpreter Part-time Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, a historic site of the Morris County Park Commission, located in Morristown, NJ is seeking a part-time, year-round Historic Sites Interpreter.  The position is 28 hours per week. This position will work within the educational programming department at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, will interpret the history of Fosterfields through programming for general visitors of all ages including school and youth groups, and assist with the dev ...Continue Reading
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