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A Radical Rethink Of NZ Museums | 100 Museum Animals Killed | LACMA’s Troublesome Signs | UK Collection Curators Gain Support | Superstitious Shoes & Ancient Pipes

March 24th 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.http://www.globalmuseum.org**  81 scientists call for radical rethink of New Zealand museumsThe petition follows national and international outrage over Te Papa's decision to axe two world-class scientists, in a controversial restructure that critics have argued jeopardises critical and irreplaceable knowledge and would compromise the care of the national collecti ...Continue Reading

Two Summer Internships at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History

March 21st 2019

The Office of Education and Outreach at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is recruiting two Program Assistant Interns to assist with the coordination and implementation of our summer youth programs, Q?Crew Teen Volunteers and the Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) teen internship program. The interns will support the Program Coordinators in the execution of day-to-day tasks and provide management of and mentorship to youth participating in our programs. Through this experience, the interns will lear ...Continue Reading

Help fund the new education theatre at the Denver Firefighters Museum!

March 21st 2019

The Denver Firefighters Museum is proud to partner with a boy scout from Troop 199 right here in Denver to help him complete his Eagle Project. He is the son of a Denver Firefighter. His project is to update and redo the museum's education theatre. It will get a fresh coat of paint, new lighting and fans, updated audio visual, and some ADA compliant bleachers. He is asking for your help. They will match all donations up to $5,000 raised to get these amazing bleachers. Please consider giving to this great cause and ...Continue Reading

RE: Looking for examples of museums and civic mission

March 20th 2019

Thank you, Pamela! *From:* [email protected] <[email protected]> *Sent:* Monday, March 18, 2019 5:44 AM *To:* talk at museum-ed.org <[email protected]> *Subject:* Re: [talk] Looking for examples of museums and civic mission Hi Anthony, The Univ of Michigan, is our home and home to the Gerald Ford Library. The Ford library's partner institution, the Ford Museum in Grand Rapids mentions on the museum's website that their exhibit teaches democratic citizenship.  You may know all t ...Continue Reading

RE: [EXT] Looking for examples of museums and civic mission

March 19th 2019

Hi Anthony, Our museum is a member of the International Sites of Conscience. “International Coalition of Sites of Conscience  is a global network of historic sites, museums and memory initiatives that connect past struggles to today’s movements for human rights; the only worldwide network dedicated to transforming places that preserve the past into spaces that promote civic action. This conscious effort to connect past to present and memory to action is the hallmark of the Sites of Conscience movement. As a ...Continue Reading

Re: Pairing Images with Music

March 19th 2019

Hi Kimberly,I think the work that we do at Cuseum could potentially help, although I'd like to hear a bit more about your vision. Cuseum works with hundreds of museums, cultural institutions, public and private companies to help them better engage their visitors using digital tools. One of those tools provides the visitor with a content-rich, digital tour guide experience that they can follow along on their own mobile device. Here is a video we put together to help you better understand: D ...Continue Reading

Pairing Images with Music

March 19th 2019

Good Morning,       We are working on a project that will use a selection of digital images from our collection and pair them with original music that has been composed with each work of visual art as inspiration. We are looking for the best platform to feature this in our gallery. Is anyone familiar with an application (preferably ipad accessible) that would allow visitors to select an image and hear the corresponding music? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! Kimberly Was ...Continue Reading

RE: [Non-DoD Source] Re: Teaching the Great Depression

March 19th 2019

Hello Kathrine, I've spent a few minutes this morning looking through the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center online site it is sparking a few ideas. Thank you for sending over this resource. If there is ever anything I can do to be of assistance in the future, please do not hesitate to let me know. Very respectfully, Carina -----Original Message----- From: [email protected] Sent: Monday, March 18, 2019 8:36 AM To: talk at museum-ed.org Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [talk] Teaching the Great Depression You might be ...Continue Reading

RE: [Non-DoD Source] Re: Teaching the Great Depression

March 19th 2019

Hi Teresa, Thank you so much for your response. I appreciate the tip. V/r, Carina -----Original Message----- From: [email protected] Sent: Monday, March 18, 2019 9:08 AM To: talk at museum-ed.org Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [talk] Teaching the Great Depression Hi Carina, The Library of Congress has a wealth of materials--a significant number of which are available in its digitized collections. In particular, take a look at the LoCs Teaching With Primary Sources. Regards, Teresa Teresa I. Morales, Ph.D. ...Continue Reading

RE: Looking for examples of museums and civic mission

March 18th 2019

Hi Anthony, I work at the Morven Park Center for Civic Impact located in Leesburg, Virginia. Morven Park is a historic site encompassing 1,000 acres and is the home of three museums. A legacy of civic involvement is woven into the records, buildings, and historical accounts of the Park—having been a private residence of two governors. Today, we honor that legacy by creating engaging and insightful K-12 civics programs that demonstrate the impact one can have on his/her community. All of Morven Park’s lessons enf ...Continue Reading
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