The fifth annual PubComm was held at the Arch Street Meeting House on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.
Crowd sourcing has become trendy within the humanities as a means of opening academic projects to the public. In the […]
Civic engagement comes in different shapes and sizes. Last month, I wrote about how one museum uses its history and […]
For 26 years, I’ve been filled with a monomaniacal desire to study the humanities. Earlier this year, however, I became […]
Last December, U.S. News and World Report declared the occupation of curator to be a growth career in the next decade based on U.S Department of Labor reports. Reading through the short article led me to check out the DoL Occupational Outlook Handbook from which this information was gleaned http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos065.htm. A few things struck me which I will expand upon in this and future posts.
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The Nueva York exhibit sponsored by the New-York Historical Society and El Museo broke new ground with its topic and represented an unusual partnership. Its ambitious scale, the newness of its subject matter, and joint sponsorship also presented significant challenges. Read the complete article by Marci Reaven.