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Sally Roesch Wagner Receives 2012 Katherine Coffey Award

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner has been selected by the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums as the recipient of its 2012 Katherine Coffey Award.  Dr. Wagner is the executive director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation

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Nominations Open for MAAM Katherine Coffey Award

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums is accepting nominations for the Katherine Coffey Award.  The Coffey Award is given in recognition of achievement in the museum field and is MAAM’s highest honor.  Nominations should include a

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Register Now for MAAM’s 2012 Annual Meeting, October 7-9

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: Registration is now open for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums’ 2012 Building Audiences, Visitor Engagement: A Foundation for our Future.  The annual meeting will be held October 7-9, 2012, in Tarrytown, New York, just 23

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Receives MAAM “Buildy” Award

From the Mid-Atlantic Associations of Museums: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums awarded the 4th annual “Buildy” Award to the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens‘ Tropical Forest Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  According to the MAAM website, the “Buildy” award “recognizes the

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Professional Development via MAAM’s “Cornerstone Calls”

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums announced a new benefit for its members.  Members now have access to an on-demand service, “Cornerstone Calls: MAAM On Demand.”  Billed as “highly-focused, timely, and cost effective,” the one

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Call for Sessions: Building Museums Symposium

The Mid-Atlantic Associations of Museums has issued a call for sessions for its annual symposium. Building Museums® 2012 will feature program content that reflects museums of various sizes, disciplines, budgets, collections-orientation, and scope of building projects. Projects of all sizes

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all-day CFP: Art in Architecture/Archite... @ Deadline
CFP: Art in Architecture/Archite... @ Deadline
Sep 5 all-day
From H-DC: Latrobe Chapter of The Society of Architectural Historians 11th Biennial Symposium of the Historic Development of Metropolitan Washington, DC, March 21-22, 2015 Exploring Art in Architecture, Architecture in Art The Latrobe Chapter welcomes proposals for papers that investigate
Sep
9
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10:00 am Attack of the Podcasters: A Hand... @ New Castle Public Library
Attack of the Podcasters: A Hand... @ New Castle Public Library
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
From Sustaining Places: Want to learn how to record and edit audio for your small museum or historic site? Podcasting, which is just one application of recording and editing audio, is an inexpensive and easy (really…trust us) way for you to get
Sep
10
Wed
all-day CFP: Legacies of Black Feminisms... @ Deadline
CFP: Legacies of Black Feminisms... @ Deadline
Sep 10 all-day
From H-AMSTY: What is the status of the black feminist tradition in the academy today? More urgently, how should we understand the black feminist tradition in relationship to queer and sexuality studies? How might we reconcile the animating influence of
Sep
17
Wed
8:30 am Symposium: Co-Creating Narrative... @ Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
Symposium: Co-Creating Narrative... @ Jack Morton Auditorium, George Washington University, 805 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20052
Sep 17 @ 8:30 am – Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm
From the National Park Service: The National Park Service and The George Washington University Museum Studies Program have organized a two-day public symposium, Co-Creating Narratives in Public Spaces.  The event for NPS administrators and interpreters, academics, museum professionals, and other humanities professionals,
Sep
18
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all-day Conference: James Logan and the ...
Conference: James Logan and the ...
Sep 18 – Sep 21 all-day
From H-Pennsylvania: The McNeil Center for Early American Studies, The Library Company of Philadelphia, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Stenton Museum are hosting an international interdisciplinary conference in Philadelphia that reconsiders early Pennsylvania culture in an Atlantic World context. James Logan (1674-1751), Provincial Secretary to the

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