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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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CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Oct
22
Wed
3:15 pm Mid-Atlantic Association of Muse...
Mid-Atlantic Association of Muse...
Oct 22 @ 3:15 pm – Oct 24 @ 4:15 pm
From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: Join MAAM in Washington DC this October as we explore Museums in Transition and Transitions in Museums. The museum world is constantly undergoing change and transformation, whether in response to economics, cultural trends or
Oct
23
Thu
all-day Creating, Displaying, and Revisi... @ West Chester University
Creating, Displaying, and Revisi... @ West Chester University
Oct 23 all-day
West Chester University (West Chester, Pennsylvania) will hold its 2nd Annual One-Day History Conference on Thursday, October 23, 2014: Creating, Displaying, and Revising American Identity.  The inspiration for this year’s theme is the 200th anniversary of the national anthem and the
Oct
24
Fri
1:45 pm The World’s Fair Since ’64 @ Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution
The World’s Fair Since ’64 @ Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution
Oct 24 @ 1:45 pm – Oct 25 @ 2:45 pm
From H-Urban: This workshop proposes to examine world’s fairs since (and including) 1964, a period marked by tremendous variability in the location and impact of the genre.  Participants may cover any of the fairs from 1964 to the present, as
Oct
27
Mon
8:30 am Meant to Last? Preserving the Mo...
Meant to Last? Preserving the Mo...
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
From the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts: The twentieth and twenty-first centuries brought into the world a bewildering array of new materials, used to design a broad range of objects now collected in museums, libraries, and archives.   Many
Oct
30
Thu
4:30 pm Conference: Green Capitalism? Ex... @ Hagley Library and Museum
Conference: Green Capitalism? Ex... @ Hagley Library and Museum
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm
More information to follow.  View the 2013 conference schedule at http://www.hagley.org/hagley-conferences.

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