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Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 8/04/2017

1. For 25 years the Getty Foundation‘s Multicultural Internship Program has funded paid internships for underrepresented minorities at dozens of cultural organizations across Los …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 7/28/2017

1. The National Museums of Scotland has launched a ‘contactless donation experience’. The museums wanted to “make donating as easy as dropping a coin in a bucket” while integrating “the act …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 7/21/2017

1. The House Appropriations committee has voted to fund the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the National Endowments for the Humanities (NEH) and the Arts (NEA). …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 7/14/2017

1. This week craft retail store Hobby Lobby was all over the news when it agreed to pay a $3 million fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi relics smuggled into the United States …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 7/7/2017

1. Happy 30th birthday to the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago! I remember visiting the museum back in its early days, under a previous name and before significant expansions. The …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 6/30/2017

I hope everyone is celebrating independence in advance of our upcoming July 4th holiday! This week’s Roundup shares stories about social bridging, serving new audiences, learning from …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 6/23/2017

1. Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), offers his perspective on the noose that was placed at NMAAHC and other …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 6/9/2017

1. There are a multitude of practices worth exploring to create impactful engagement with museum visitors. Some museums have been dipping their toes into virtual reality for its potential …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 6/2/2017

Happy weekend! This week’s Roundup shares stories about commitments to environmental sustainability, collection digitization (advances and detractions) and a hateful incident at the …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 5/26/2017

Happy weekend! This week’s Roundup shares stories about Memorial Day, the President’s budget, global professional development, 3D digitization and 404 errors. Enjoy! 1. While Memorial Day …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 5/19/2017

This week’s Roundup shares stories about the evolving role of museums in our communities, diversity and inclusion, governance, a new take on the mobile app, and the Museopunks podcast. …

Weekly Roundup: Museums in the News 5/5/2017

Hello from St. Louis where we’re kicking off #AAM2017! Enjoy this week’s Roundup and be sure to follow our Social Media Journalists at #AAMSMJ (on Twitter and Instagram). 1. The …
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