August 3, 2016
MSU Museum Studies Program E-Newsletter
MSU Museums, Galleries, and Collections: Events, Exhibitions, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities
The Michigan State University Museum presents the Great Lakes Folk Festival in downtown East Lansing, Michigan — music, dance and culture from across America and around the world. The award-winning Great Lakes Folk Festival, produced by the MSU Museum’s Michigan Traditional Arts Program, is a celebration of culture, tradition and community. The Michigan State University Museum works year-round to develop this festival program that reflects the immense variety and vitality of art, skill, knowledge, and wisdom of our cultural heritage for the public. GLFF offers a one-of-a-kind mix of music and dance stages, demonstrations of traditional arts and storytelling, food, an arts marketplace, and many special activities for kids and their companions.
Details at: http://greatlakesfolkfest.net/2016/
2) Fire Within: A New Generation of Chinese Women Artists, Broad Art Museum, August 27
Fire Within: A New Generation of Chinese Women Artists focuses a critical lens on the artistic production of a group of highly talented, emerging women artists from China. Collectively, the artists in this exhibition investigate a wide-range of themes and issues, including the status of women in China; cultural and gender identity; interpersonal relationships; and more broad sociopolitical dynamics, both in China and beyond. Importantly, their probing investigations stir discussion and draw attention to their diverse and varied experiences.
Local: Exhibitions, Events, Internship Opportunities
3) Volunteers Needed, Impression 5 Science Center, Lansing, MI
Positions Include: Exhibit area Volunteers, First Impression Room Assistants, Chemistry Lab and Demonstration Assistants, Exhibit Shop Aids, & Custodian Volunteers.
Details at: http://impression5.org/Join/Volunteering.aspx
4) Multiple Internships, The Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame, Lansing, MI
State/National/Regional: Conferences, Workshops
5) Behind the Scenes at the DIA: Conservation, Registration, and Storage, Detroit Institute of Arts, Aug 4
In this workshop, participants will break into small groups and rotate between the Conservation, Registration, and Collections Management Departments of the Detroit Institute of Art. Each session will begin with a short presentation followed by a behind the scenes tour that will demonstrate the methods and concerns outlined in the presentation.
Details at: http://www.michiganmuseums.org/event-2248091
6) Preserving Your Family Photos, Detroit Historical Society, August 16
Adam Lovell, Society Curator of Collections, will show you how to identify, preserve, store, and present your family photographs, albums, and paper documents at 7 p.m. at the Dexter District Library (3255 Alpine St, Dexter, MI)
7) The Spirit of Rebirth, 2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI, Sept. 14-17
Details at: http://about.aaslh.org/conference/
8) Preservation 101, Northeast Document Conservation Center
The will host a ten-session webinar series entitled, from September 8- November 17, 2016.
Deadline: September 1, 2016
9) Costume Society of America’s Midwest Regional Symposium & Meeting, In Grand Fashion, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Sept 15-17. For program and registration visit: http://costumesocietyamerica.com/regions/mw_home/events/
10) Call for Papers – Deadline September 15
in Warsaw, Poland is accepting submissions for an international conference to be held March 13-15, 2017 entitled,
Deadline: September 15, 2016.
11) Multiple Fellowships, The American Geographical Society Library
The in Milwaukee, WI invites applications for its .
Deadline: November 4, 2016.
12) Marketing Intern, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI
Details at: http://ellasharpmuseum.org/?page_id=144
Deadline: August 3, 2016
13) Museum Collections Intern, Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, Tuskegee, AL
14) Two Internships, Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum, Crosbyton, TX
Deadline: September 1, 2016
15) Elementary Engineering Curriculum Development Intern, Museum of Science, Boston, MA
16) Adult Programs Production & Outreach Intern
17) Museum Registrar, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Deadline: August 9, 2016
18) Museum Manager, Cell Block 7 – Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI
Details at: http://ellasharpmuseum.org/?page_id=859
Deadline: August 19, 2016
19) Collections Manager/Associate Preparator, Muskegon Museum of Art
Deadline: August 22, 2016
20) Touring Exhibits Manager, Exhibits Development Group, Saint Paul, MN
21) Director of Programs and Audience Engagement, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Deadline: August 25, 2016
22)Exhibition Designer, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
23) Collection Information Assistant, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
24) Director of Development, Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Gastonia, NC
Details at: http://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobseeker/job/29700685/Director%20of%20Development/The%20Schiele%20Musem%20of%20Natural%20History%20and%20Planetarium,%20Inc./?str=1&max=25&long=1&vnet=0
25) Curator, The Bryan Museum, Galveston, TX
26) Curator of Drawings, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
27) Mellon Collection Specialist, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
28) Collections Manager, 21c Museum Hotels, Louisville, KY
29) Museum Educator, Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, IL
30) Family Programs Manger, National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, IA
31) Science Education and Outreach Coordinator, University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, IA
32) Science Interpreter, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA
33) Curator of Public Programs, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
To send information to the MSU Museum Studies E-news or to be added or removed from the list, contact MSUMSP@msu.edu.
Editor, MSUMSP E-Newsletter: Max Evjen, Exhibitions Technology Specialist, MSU Museum; Arts and Cultural Management, Department of Theatre, Michigan State University
Editorial Assistant: Nick VanAcker