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    • 29 May 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • St. Joseph, Missouri
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    The Missouri Humanities Council and the Missouri Association of Museums and Archives, in partnership with the St. Joseph Museums, Inc., invites undergraduate and graduate college students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in the museum field, to apply for a paid summer internship opportunity in St. Joseph, Missouri. Sponsored by the Missouri Humanities Council and coordinated through MAMA, the newly-created internship program is designed to provide meaningful work experiences for students from diverse backgrounds interested in the museum profession.

    Located in St. Joseph, Missouri, the St. Joseph Museum will oversee one Diversity Internship during the Summer of 2019.  The internship will provide opportunities in interpretation, educational programming, exhibit design, marketing, collections management, and non-profit business management.

    The intern will work approximately 20 hours per week between May 29 and August 9, 2019. (Exact dates can be flexible). The selected applicant will receive a $1500 stipend.  

    The program will focus on one of two areas:

    ·       Research of the Harry L. George Native American Collection and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)

    ·       Research of African American businesses in St. Joseph for an upcoming exhibit for the Black Archives Museum.

     

    To apply, please send a one-page essay explaining why you would like to work in the museum field AND a letter of support from the academic advisor who will be overseeing the internship. Click on "register" to submit your application at   https://mama.wildapricot.org/event-3335015/RegistrationsList

    Undergraduate students interested in participating in the program must have completed at least two full years of college.


    • 26 Aug 2019
    • 20 Dec 2019
    • Missouri
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    The Missouri Humanities Council and the Missouri Association of Museums and Archives invites museum and archival organizations across the State to apply to serve as a host site for a paid undergraduate or graduate-level internship that will take place during the Fall Semester of 2019.  

    Sponsored by the Missouri Humanities Council and coordinated through MAMA, the newly-created internship program is designed to provide meaningful work experiences for students from diverse backgrounds interested in the museum profession. The internships will match students with museum and archival sites that will direct, and benefit from, a sponsored internship.

    Internships can provide opportunities in interpretation, educational programming, exhibit design, marketing, collections management, and non-profit business management.

    The intern will work approximately 8 hours per week between August 26 and December 20, 2019.  The selected applicant will receive a $1500 stipend.  


    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Springfield, MO

    Wonder and Sustainability

    2019 Annual Meeting

    October 17-19, 2019

    This year the theme of our Annual Conference will be Wonder and Sustainability. The conference, held in Springfield, Missouri, will allow professionals to share moments of wonder that are happening at their museums and archives, as well as best practices for creating a sustainable future.

    Join us for tours of Bass Pro and Wonders of Wildlife on Thursday, October 17 followed by an evening event at the Springfield Art Museum. Friday morning tours around Springfield will be followed by sessions beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Art Museum. Friday evening will have a reception at the History Museum on the Square. Sessions will resume on Saturday at the Meyer Library on the Missouri State University campus.

    More information will be provided upon registration. Direct any questions to info@missourimuseums.org.

    The Annual Meeting is generously sponsored by the Missouri Humanities Council.


Past events

16 Apr 2019 Sharing Community Stories: Storytelling and Effective Interpretation in Exhibits
19 Oct 2018 Building Blocks -- 2018 Annual Meeting
22 Aug 2018 Every Museum is a Stage - Docent Training Workshop Afternoon Session
22 Aug 2018 Every Museum is a Stage - Docent Training Workshop Morning Session
06 Apr 2018 Digitization Workshop
27 Oct 2017 Making a Difference -- 2017 Annual Meeting
26 Oct 2017 Mini-workshop session #2: Activities Design in the Museum
26 Oct 2017 Mini-workshop session #1: How to Hack
22 May 2017 Preservation and Handling of Papers and 3D Objects
21 Oct 2016 Preserve. Innovate. Connect. Annual Meeting in Association with the Missouri Humanities Council
23 Oct 2015 "Cultural Recovery: Role of Museums and Archives" Annual Meeting in Association with the Missouri Humanities Council
24 Oct 2014 Bailing Wire and Bubblegum: Annual meeting in association with the Missouri Humanities Council)
11 Oct 2013 "Community and Collaboration": Annual Meeting in association with the Missouri Humanities Council
19 Oct 2012 "Telling Missouri's Stories": Annual Meeting in association with the Missouri Humanities Council
16 May 2012 Partnership for Missouri Heritage Collections Workshop -- St. Joseph
10 May 2012 Partnership for Missouri Heritage Collections Workshop -- Cape Girardeau
18 Apr 2012 Partnership for Missouri Heritage Collections Workshop -- Columbia
11 Apr 2012 Partnership for Missouri Heritage Collections Workshop -- St. Charles
10 Apr 2012 Partnership for Missouri Heritage Collections Workshop -- Springfield
14 Nov 2011 Building a Meaningful Collection
01 Jun 1990 1990 Annual Meeting

Missouri Association for Museums and Archives, P. O. Box 996, Columbia, MO  65205

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