Category Archives: Workforce Development/Job Assistance

AAHC Forum: Convening 101 – Fostering a Community of Practice

By Mark Isaksen Senior Program Officer, IMLS One of the most exciting and meaningful things that I do as a program officer is meeting with grantees and learning about the amazing work they are doing at their museums. While working … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: So I’ve Got this Thing…Resources for Collections Care

By Tracey J. Berg-Fulton Registrar, August Wilson Center for African American Culture At the recent IMLS AAHC convening, there were a few recurring themes: We love what we do, and who we do it for. There aren’t enough hours in the day, … Continue reading

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The Nature of Childhood

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Dave Becker is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for his leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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A Day of Sharing and Learning

By Sandra Narva Senior Program Officer, IMLS On June 10, 2013, forty representatives of projects funded through the IMLS Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services (NANH) grant program gathered at Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, to learn about each other’s projects, … Continue reading

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AAHC Forum: Wake Up and Smell the Possibilities

By Quantia Fletcher Assistant Director, Mosaic Templars Cultural Center In the museum world, whether you’re the tiniest of the tiny, or the size of a Walmart, at one point or another, you’ve likely made a wish for more staff to … Continue reading

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