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Whitney Museum Gets $2 Million for Educational Programming

The Whitney Museum of American Art has received a $2 million donation from the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Foundation.

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Museum Spotlight: Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum

The recreation of the Tucker's Island Lighthouse on the Seaport's grounds.

The Tuckerton Seaport and Baymen’s Museum is the recipient of one of the AASLH annual awards.

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Community Discussion Grants Program through NJCH

New Jersey Council for the Humanities invites you to apply to its Community Discussion Grants Program.

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New York Council for the Humanities Offers New Reading and Discussion Programs

From the New York Council for the Humanities: Applications are now open for the Council’s Reading & Discussion Programs for Adults, a program focused on bringing together community members for a series of thematically-linked, text-based conversations about important ideas. The programs are open to any tax-exempt organization in New York State. Organizations can pick from one of the following eight themes…

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Student Community Action Tours: Using the Humanities to Develop Leadership and Inspire Change

In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.

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Buzz words buzz words are no funUnless you share with everyone

I was inspired to write this post while teaching a continuing education course called “Perspectives in Renaissance Art History.” Teaching recreational classes for adult learners is a wonderful experience, and it presents a challenge that is quite different than the

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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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