The history of museums is fraught. Though some serve as vital community centers, many were founded and continue to be funded by the white and wealthy, with that wealth derived from a history of slavery, colonialism, exploitation, and violence. It is impossible for institutions to remain uninfluenced by systematic bias, including the deeply embedded anti-Black…

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Did you miss your chance to get NYCMER swag during the conference on May 11, 2020? You still have a chance to do so until May 15th! Loading…

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Call for Submissions and Available Roles for Students In this time of great change, the Museum Studies Network (of AAM) and NYCMER (New York City Museum Educators Roundtable) have produced this survey and crowdsourced spreadsheet to share remote internship opportunities for emerging museum professionals looking to pursue Summer 2020 internships in museums, libraries, archives, historic…

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Dear members,  We hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy and well! Over the past week, we have been inspired by the creative ways in which museum educators have engaged learners remotely and disheartened by the toll closures have taken on our workforce. In response to evolving circumstances, we have compiled resources…

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Dear members, First, on behalf of the NYCMER board-of-trustees, I hope that all of you and your loved ones are healthy and doing well.  As a community of museum educators we know that much of our programming and plans have been thrown up in the air–canceled, postponed, converted to virtual, or unknown–with real implications for…

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