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New Year, New Skills: NYCMER Career Symposium

Jan 10, 2021 10:00AM—4:00PM


When: Sunday, January 10, 2021 10:00am-4:00pm Where: The virtual platform, Hopin Register: Member registration opens 12/20; Not-Yet-Member registration opens 12/23 We all know that 2020 has been… rough. Join us in the new year to build career skills with a full day of presentations and workshops to help 2021 be your best professional year yet!…

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Wave Goodbye to 2020 with NYCMER at our Annual Holiday Party!

Dec 16, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM

When: Wednesday, December 16th, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Join us virtually in Gather.townRSVP:  Register for Free! What a year it’s been! Join us for an evening of holiday cheer and anticipation for the New Year as the NYCMER Holiday Party goes virtual. We’ve got an exciting lineup, including: Guest appearances from The New York Transit Museum on their…

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#NYCMERREADS: November Book Club

Nov 10, 2020 4:00PM—5:30PM

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Topic of Discussion: LGBTQ Children’s Books for Your Community Hosted by : Queer Peers = Description: How can we bridge LGBTQ topics and children’s books into brave spaces within our museums? Join us for this upcoming book club meeting with the Queer Peers! In this meeting, we’ll have the chance to engage in meaningful discussion…

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Regional Meet Up: North Jersey

Oct 29, 2020 6:00PM

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RSVP:  Description: Bummed you’re missing out on the season festivities? Join the the first ever meetup of the North Jersey Peer Group for a Halloween Happy Hour! Bring a fall snack or beverage and your favorite Halloween outfit or costume. We’ll spend some time getting to know one another, discuss plans and potential schedules…

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Beyond Zoom: Exploring Platforms+ Tools for Virtual Learning

Oct 17, 2020 2:00PM—3:30PM


Register now for this October 17th Program! Trying to choose the best platform or piece of technology for your program? Join us as we learn from experts in the field about the best tools to use beyond Zoom. Building upon the “Beyond the Walls: Museum Educational Programs in the Digital Space” session from the 2020…

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Past Event: Ethical Remote Internships

Aug 25, 2020 2:00PM

Please find the link to a recording of the conversation here: Ethical Remote Internships

Tuesday, August 25th at 2 pm ET/1 pm CT/12 pm MT/11 am PT Considering hosting remote internships in the Fall, Spring, or upcoming Summer terms? Join us for a panel discussion, moderated by Sheridan Small of Dumbarton House, of internship supervisors and interns as they explore recruitment and sourcing positions, onboarding, managing and communication advice,…

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Past Event: Unionization & Worker Compensation in Museums

Jun 22, 2020 5:00PM—6:30PM


Program Description The work of museum educators and cultural workers is often referred to as a “labor of love,” with real impacts on wages and professional opportunity. Challenge this idea and join NYCMER for a conversation on unionization and worker protection in museum education and its implications in the COVID-19 world. Educators and other museum…

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#NYCMERREADS: June Book Club

Jun 19, 2020 4:30PM—6:30PM

Zoom information will be emailed to folks who have RSVPed on the morning of June 19th.

Black Lives Matter: Museum Responses and Their Actions

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May 26, 2020 4:00PM—5:30PM

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Building Solidarity Anti-Asian hate crimes have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this book club meeting, we’ll consider ways that we can support the Asian American community, and ultimately adopt anti-racist stances: how can we advocate for unity among BIPOC communities, in which African American and Latinx populations are disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis?…

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