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Artifact Assessment Program Offered by NJAM

The program entitles New Jersey nonprofit organizations to receive free professional evaluations of collections, storage, and exhibition areas.

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Macculloch Hall Welcomes New Executive Director

Patricia Pongracz started her position at the Morristown, NJ museum on September 1.

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Lighting Up Our National Pastime in Our Nation’s Capital

There’s something about a night game, especially in our nation’s capital. The excitement of the crowd as they arrive at the stadium after the work day is finished; the way the steam comes off the grill for the ballpark food

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Two Significant PA Foundations to Merge

The Barnes Foundation and the Violette de Mazia Foundation will merge in the coming months.

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PA Hospital Historic Collections

The Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Collections documents the history of the Pennsylvania Hospital from 1751 to the present.

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What’s it Worth to You?

Over the last few weeks I have been turning over in my mind and bouncing off colleagues the idea of admission fees, pro and con.  Museum fees are hot button issue for many reasons. Few museums can claim fees are

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Building a Museum Collection from the Ground Up

Museum collections are so often the product of serendipity and circumstance— accumulated over a long period of time, shaped by curators’ interests, particular exhibition needs, bequests and a myriad of other factors. But what about a museum starting from scratch?

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