Museum People is back for Season Two!
Ready for another season of the Museum People podcast? We are! Dan and Marieke have been traveling the countryside with their tape deck, bagging interviews with a variety of museum folks, highlighting their work, passions, opinions, and personalities. Click here to listen.
New England Museums Now: Museum Collections
In this issue of New England Museums Now we examine museum collections. You will find articles on the results of our bench marking survey on collections practices and concerns, digitizing collections, visible storage in historic houses, reproductions, abandoned property, and a summary of AAM's "Direct Care of Collections" whitepaper. Click here to read the current issue.
Thank you to everybody that donated to NEMAppeal 2016! We have raised $5,380 from 71 donors. Click here for details.
2016 Excellence Awards
People are our museums' greatest resources, and NEMA's members are some of the most talented and dedicated people in the field. NEMA is proud to honor our colleagues' extraordinary effort and commitment to the New England museum community. Help us recognize their achievements by nominating someone you admire for the 2016 Excellence Awards. Nominations are due August 31. Click here for details.
NEMA Publication Awards
We are proud to announce the winners of this year's NEMA Publication Awards! This was an extremely competitive year, with over 200 entries in 11 categories. Click here for a complete list of winners.
NEMA has created a new website, MuseumsNewEngland.org, to promote member museums to potential visitors, event planners, and tourism entities. Make sure your museum is listed. Click here for details.