New England Museum Association

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NEMA is an association of more than 1,300 museum professionals and supporters who work together to strengthen and improve the museum field. NEMA offers practical, thought-provoking and affordable educational programs and services, delivered by a knowledgeable group of members and association staff. Since 1919, NEMA has been the only organization in New England serving museums of all sizes and disciplines. As one of the six regional museum associations in the US, NEMA gives the New England museum community national visibility and access to field-wide initiatives.
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Join the NEMA staff for the 2020 Museums Advocacy Day, February 24-25 in Washington, DC. Thanks to NEMA's sponsorship, N...
12/02/2019
Museums Advocacy Day – American Alliance of Museums

Join the NEMA staff for the 2020 Museums Advocacy Day, February 24-25 in Washington, DC. Thanks to NEMA's sponsorship, NEMA members receive the member rate. Register using the code 20NEMA to receive the reduced rate. We want to make sure every New England state is represented, so please consider signing up to speak up for your museum and your colleagues!

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Join the NEMA Young & Emerging Museum Professionals (YEPs)on December 5th at 5:30 pm for a discussion of the Norman B. L...
11/26/2019
NEMA YEP PAG meet-up at the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center

Join the NEMA Young & Emerging Museum Professionals (YEPs)on December 5th at 5:30 pm for a discussion of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library America Transformed exhibition. LMEC staff will discuss their process of integrating concepts of settler colonialism and Native perspectives using their collection. This event is free and all are welcome. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nema-yep-pag-meet-up-at-the-norman-b-leventhal-map-education-center-tickets-82997047403

Join the NEMA Young and Emerging Professionals PAG on December 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm for a robust discussion of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library's America Transformed exhibition. LMEC staff will discuss their process of integrating concepts of settler colonial...

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11/25/2019

New England Museum Association's cover photo

11/25/2019

Did you attend the recent NEMA conference in Burlington, Vermont? Help us improve future conferences by giving us feedback on your experience. You can take the post conference survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nema2019

Join the NEMA Young & Emerging Museum Professionals (YEPs) on December 5th for a robust discussion of the Norman B. Leve...
11/22/2019
NEMA YEP PAG meet-up at the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center

Join the NEMA Young & Emerging Museum Professionals (YEPs) on December 5th for a robust discussion of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library America Transformed exhibition. LMEC staff will discuss their process of integrating concepts of settler colonialism and Native perspectives using their collection.The event will be followed by a casual outing for food nearby at Copley Square. All are welcome. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nema-yep-pag-meet-up-at-the-norman-b-leventhal-map-education-center-tickets-82997047403

Join the NEMA Young and Emerging Professionals PAG on December 5, 2019 at 5:30pm for a robust discussion of the Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library's America Transformed exhibit and program around Native mapping. The event will be followed by a casual outing for f...

NEMA was honored to recognize Marilyn Hoffman of Museum Search & Reference with our 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award duri...
11/20/2019

NEMA was honored to recognize Marilyn Hoffman of Museum Search & Reference with our 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award during our recent Annual Meeting in Burlington, Vermont. Marilyn has been an instrumental part of NEMA for many years, helping the organization transition from a volunteer organization to a professional entity back in the 1970s. Congrats Marilyn on this well deserved honor!

11/15/2019

Did you attend the recent NEMA conference in Burlington, Vermont? Help us improve future conferences by giving us feedback on your experience. You can take the post conference survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nema2019

11/13/2019

We are currently collecting data for the 2019 New England Museum Salary, Benefits, and Workforce Survey. This is one of the most valuable publications NEMA produces and we need all museums in New England--from the largest institutions, to the smallest all volunteer organizations--to be represented. Please make sure your institution is represented! The survey deadline is November 22, 2019. Full details can be found here: https://nemanet.org/resources/publications/2019-salary-survey/

A big thank you to everyone that made the 2019 Annual Conference a success. A special thank you to our sponsors, exhibit...
11/12/2019
New England Museum Association :: Home

A big thank you to everyone that made the 2019 Annual Conference a success. A special thank you to our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, host institutions, volunteers, and all of our attendees! We couldn't do it without your support!

Come to the NEMA Conference this November and see what it can do for you. Take advantage of the country’s largest regional gathering of museum professionals, with 90+ professional development sessions, lively discussions, and tons of networking opportunities that challenge your intellect and boost...

The cars are packed and ready to go. See you in Burlington!
11/04/2019

The cars are packed and ready to go. See you in Burlington!

10/30/2019

The NEMA conference is one week away! What session/event are you looking forward to the most? #nema2019

Congrats to the recipients of the NEMA Excellence Awards! Juliette Bianco (Hood Museum of Art), Dr. David Ellis (formerl...
10/28/2019
New England Museum Association :: Excellence Awards 2019

Congrats to the recipients of the NEMA Excellence Awards! Juliette Bianco (Hood Museum of Art), Dr. David Ellis (formerly Museum of Science, Boston), Chris Newell (Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center), Nina Ridhibhinyo (ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain), Meredith Vasta (Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology), and Maria F. Cabrera (formerly Museum of Science, Boston) will be recognized on November 8 at the NEMA Annual Meeting in Burlington, Vermont. Read about them here: https://nemanet.org/nema-community/awards/nema-excellence-awards/nema-excellence-awards-2019/

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10/25/2019

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Still haven't registered for Conference? Now's the time to act! Today, Friday, October 18, is the LAST day you can pre-r...
10/18/2019
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Still haven't registered for Conference? Now's the time to act! Today, Friday, October 18, is the LAST day you can pre-register, up till 11:59 pm. Register here: nemanet.org/conference

Come to the NEMA Conference this November and see what it can do for you. Take advantage of the country’s largest regional gathering of museum professionals, with 90+ professional development sessions, lively discussions, and tons of networking opportunities that challenge your intellect and boost...

Friday is the last day to pre-register for the upcoming NEMA conference in Burlington, Vermont! Complete details here: h...
10/16/2019
New England Museum Association :: Home

Friday is the last day to pre-register for the upcoming NEMA conference in Burlington, Vermont!
Complete details here: https://nemanet.org/conference

Come to the NEMA Conference this November and see what it can do for you. Take advantage of the country’s largest regional gathering of museum professionals, with 90+ professional development sessions, lively discussions, and tons of networking opportunities that challenge your intellect and boost...

Now you see it, now you don't. The NEMA Early Bird conference deadline disappears tonight at 11:59 pm. Starting Saturday...
10/04/2019

Now you see it, now you don't. The NEMA Early Bird conference deadline disappears tonight at 11:59 pm. Starting Saturday, October 5, regular registration rates apply. You can pre-register for the conference up to October 18. After that, registration is on-site only. Don't miss out! Register now: https://nemanet.org/conference

The early bird deadline for the NEMA conference is tomorrow! Save up to $80 if you register by October 4. Details here: ...
10/03/2019

The early bird deadline for the NEMA conference is tomorrow! Save up to $80 if you register by October 4. Details here: https://nemanet.org/conference

The Exhibits PAG are planning a day of service prior to the start of the NEMA conference this November. They are seeking...
10/01/2019
New England Museum Association :: About

The Exhibits PAG are planning a day of service prior to the start of the NEMA conference this November. They are seeking museum professionals with exhibits planning, evaluation, design, or fabrication experience to volunteer for an afternoon of brainstorming, sketching, prototyping, and bubble diagramming to help the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum on November 5. Full details can be found on the NEMA website: https://nemanet.org/conference-events/conference/2019-conference/about/#exhibits

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00 pm (it’s Election Day so make sure to vote!)Heritage Winooski Mill Museum; 20 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, VT (2 miles from downtown Burlington)

Planning on attending the NEMA Annual Conference in Burlington but haven't registered yet? This Friday is the early bird...
09/30/2019
New England Museum Association :: Home

Planning on attending the NEMA Annual Conference in Burlington but haven't registered yet? This Friday is the early bird deadline! You can save up to $80 if you register by Friday, October 4, 2019.

Come to the NEMA Conference this November and see what it can do for you. Take advantage of the country’s largest regional gathering of museum professionals, with 90+ professional development sessions, lively discussions, and tons of networking opportunities that challenge your intellect and boost...

09/27/2019

Looking to book a hotel room for Conference? The DoubleTree room block is nearly full, so we're working on setting up another group rate block at a nearby hotel. Check the NEMA website Oct. 1 for more details!

It's that time of year: pumpkins, Halloween candy, and NEMA's Early Bird Deadline! Buying pumpkins and candy can wait, b...
09/27/2019

It's that time of year: pumpkins, Halloween candy, and NEMA's Early Bird Deadline! Buying pumpkins and candy can wait, but not saving up to $80 on your NEMA Conference registration, which ends next Friday, October 4. So take a minute to do something for yourself and your career. Register here: https://nemanet.org/conference

This year we have some great pre-conference workshops and tours at the Birds of Vermont Museum, Sullivan Museum & Histor...
09/26/2019
New England Museum Association :: Pre-Conference

This year we have some great pre-conference workshops and tours at the Birds of Vermont Museum, Sullivan Museum & History Center at Norwich University, and the Middlebury College Museum of Art on November 5. Full details, including how to register, can be found here: https://nemanet.org/conference-events/conference/2019-conference/pre-conference/

These events are not included in the conference registration fee and require pre-registration. Already registered or can't make it to conference but would like to attend a pre-conference event? Call the NEMA office at 781-641-0013 to register.

Are you planning on attending the NEMA Conference in Burlington, Vermont but haven't registered? The early bird deadline...
09/26/2019
New England Museum Association :: Home

Are you planning on attending the NEMA Conference in Burlington, Vermont but haven't registered? The early bird deadline is fast approaching! Register by October 4 and save $$. Details here: https://nemanet.org/conference.

Come to the NEMA Conference this November and see what it can do for you. Take advantage of the country’s largest regional gathering of museum professionals, with 90+ professional development sessions, lively discussions, and tons of networking opportunities that challenge your intellect and boost...

This Friday is the deadline to submit an article for the fall issue of New England Museums Now! This issue will be dedic...
09/25/2019
New England Museum Association :: Call for Submissions

This Friday is the deadline to submit an article for the fall issue of New England Museums Now! This issue will be dedicated to the people that make small institutions work, the challenges and opportunities. Do you have a job that encompasses many roles? How does one aspect of your job inform or assist with another? What are your coping strategies for competing priorities and deadlines? Full details can be found here: https://nemanet.org/resources/publications/new-england-museums-now/cfs/

New England Museums Now is the professional journal for the voices of museum professionals across the geography, genres, and job descriptions present in our field, and we want your voice to be represented! Submissions for articles are accepted on a rolling basis. However, if your article is especial...

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09/24/2019

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Where do you stand on the subject of “tainted money” in museums, historical or cultural organizations? Take a few mi...
09/24/2019

Where do you stand on the subject of “tainted money” in museums, historical or cultural organizations? Take a few minutes to make your voice heard: http://bit.ly/taintmoney.

Today's the last chance for museum professionals (IMPs, YEPs, and all) to apply for NEMA 2019 scholarship/fellowships. D...
09/20/2019

Today's the last chance for museum professionals (IMPs, YEPs, and all) to apply for NEMA 2019 scholarship/fellowships. Details here: https://nemanet.org/scholarships #NEMA2019

09/20/2019
Today (Sept. 19) is the deadline to sign up for the Understanding Repatriation and Restitution workshop at the RISD Muse...
09/19/2019
New England Museum Association :: Understanding Repatriation and Restitution

Today (Sept. 19) is the deadline to sign up for the Understanding Repatriation and Restitution workshop at the RISD Museum on September 26. Full details can be found here: https://nemanet.org/conference-events/workshops/repatriation_restitution/

Understanding Repatriation and RestitutionSeptember 26, 201910:00 am - 4 pmRISD Museum of ArtProvidence, RIPresented by the Curators and RACCS PAGsRegistration deadline: September 19, 2019

Call for submissions: Few People, Many Hats. The fall issue of New England Museums Now will be dedicated to the people t...
09/18/2019
New England Museum Association :: Call for Submissions

Call for submissions: Few People, Many Hats. The fall issue of New England Museums Now will be dedicated to the people that make small institutions work, the challenges and opportunities. Do you have a job that encompasses many roles? How does one aspect of your job inform or assist with another? What are your coping strategies for competing priorities and deadlines? Submission deadline is September 27, 2019. Full details can be found here: https://nemanet.org/resources/publications/new-england-museums-now/cfs/#theme

We accept article submissions throughout the year. If you would like to write a theme article for any upcoming issue, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your ideas.

The scholarship/fellowship deadline for the NEMA conference is this Friday! The application process only requires 4 item...
09/18/2019
New England Museum Association :: Scholarships

The scholarship/fellowship deadline for the NEMA conference is this Friday! The application process only requires 4 items: a scholarship application, conference registration, your resume/cv, and a one-page response on how you will have an impact on the museum community. Full details here:
https://nemanet.org/scholarships

NEMA is pleased to offer scholarship and fellowship opportunities to make the annual conference more financially accessible. The deadline for all scholarship programs is September 20, 2019.Scholarship awards support travel, lodging, and full conference registration for individual members of NEMA and...

Where do you stand on the subject of “tainted money” in museums, historical or cultural organizations? Take a few mi...
09/17/2019

Where do you stand on the subject of “tainted money” in museums, historical or cultural organizations? Take a few minutes to make your voice heard: http://bit.ly/taintmoney. NEMA is coordinating fieldwide opinion to advance thought leadership and would like to hear from you!

Thursday is the deadline to sign up for the Understanding Repatriation and Restitution workshop at the RISD Museum on Se...
09/17/2019
New England Museum Association :: Understanding Repatriation and Restitution

Thursday is the deadline to sign up for the Understanding Repatriation and Restitution workshop at the RISD Museum on September 26. Full details can be found here: https://nemanet.org/conference-events/workshops/repatriation_restitution/

Understanding Repatriation and RestitutionSeptember 26, 201910:00 am - 4 pmRISD Museum of ArtProvidence, RIPresented by the Curators and RACCS PAGsRegistration deadline: September 19, 2019

09/13/2019

Where do you stand on the subject of “tainted money” in museums, historical or cultural organizations? Take a few minutes to make your voice heard: http://bit.ly/taintmoney. NEMA is coordinating fieldwide opinion to advance thought leadership.

Next Friday (September 20) is the deadline to apply for a scholarship to the 2019 NEMA Annual Conference in Burlington. ...
09/13/2019
New England Museum Association :: Scholarships

Next Friday (September 20) is the deadline to apply for a scholarship to the 2019 NEMA Annual Conference in Burlington. This year we have a record number of scholarships! Full details here: https://nemanet.org/scholarships

NEMA is pleased to offer scholarship and fellowship opportunities to make the annual conference more financially accessible. The deadline for all scholarship programs is September 20, 2019.Scholarship awards support travel, lodging, and full conference registration for individual members of NEMA and...

Join the Curators and RACCS PAGs for workshop on September 26 at the RISD Museum that will discuss the nuts and bolts of...
09/12/2019
New England Museum Association :: Understanding Repatriation and Restitution

Join the Curators and RACCS PAGs for workshop on September 26 at the RISD Museum that will discuss the nuts and bolts of repatriation and restitution. This workshop is for you if your collection has questionable provenance, if you are just getting started addressing these issues, or if you would like to learn more. Complete details can be found on the NEMA website. Registration deadline is September 19.

Understanding Repatriation and RestitutionSeptember 26, 201910:00 am - 4 pmRISD Museum of ArtProvidence, RIPresented by the Curators and RACCS PAGsRegistration deadline: September 19, 2019

Join us on September 25 for Lunch with NEMA. We will be discussing Audio Description and Alt Text: making your visual co...
09/11/2019
New England Museum Association :: Audio Description and Alt Text

Join us on September 25 for Lunch with NEMA. We will be discussing Audio Description and Alt Text: making your visual content accessible with Sarah Sims, Director of Visitor Engagement and Accessibility, Missouri Historical Society, and Abbie Diaz, Director of Education, Wisconsin Maritime Museum. RSVP for free here: https://nemanet.org/conference-events/lunch-nema/audio_description/

WHEN: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Noon- 1pmWHAT: Audio Description and Alt Text: Making your visual content accessibleWHO: Sarah Sims, Director of Visitor Engagement and Accessibility, Missouri Historical Society, and Abbie Diaz, Director of Education, Wisconsin Maritime MuseumFORMAT: Webinar

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