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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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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
Sep
22
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9:00 am Understanding Audiences Workshop @ Middlesex County Community College
Understanding Audiences Workshop @ Middlesex County Community College
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
From H-NJ: In his History News article, “Turning Points: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Change” Balgooy writes that the 2008 economic downturn threatened our cultural institutions, but the issue extends beyond the economy. Surveys over the past thirty years by the National Endowment for
Sep
23
Tue
10:00 am Attack of the Podcasters: A Hand... @ New Castle Public Library
Attack of the Podcasters: A Hand... @ New Castle Public Library
Sep 23 @ 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
Oct
6
Mon
9:30 am Greater Philadelphia Visitor Exp... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Greater Philadelphia Visitor Exp... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Oct 6 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Organizers of the Greater Philadelphia Visitor Experience Conference have announced the date of their 2014 event.  This year’s conference will be held October 6, 9:30am-6:30pm at the Chemical Heritage Foundation at 315 Chestnut Street, in Philadelphia. Proposals are due by
Oct
9
Thu
4:52 pm 1st Annual African and African D... @ CUNY Staten Island
1st Annual African and African D... @ CUNY Staten Island
Oct 9 @ 4:52 pm – Oct 10 @ 5:52 pm
From H-Net: The African American Studies Program (soon to be African and African Diaspora Studies Program) at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island announces its First Annual AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES CONFERENCE to be held

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