Museum Grants Available in 2016

North American Grants to Fund Collections Care, Management, and Sharing
It’s January, a time for resolutions, new beginnings, and checking if any 2016 grants apply to the projects your museum has in the works. To help you get started, grants available in the coming year are listed below. Similar to last year, the impetus behind many of the 2016 grants [...]

Museum Grants Available in 20162020-06-12T15:49:43-04:00

Free Talks and Expert Advice at the 2016 Museum + Heritage Show

London, UK | May 18-19, 2016
The Museums + Heritage Show, Great Britain’s leading trade exhibition in the world of museums, galleries, and heritage visitor attractions will take place on May 18th and 19th at West Hall, Olympia, London. As always, this year’s show is free to attend, and features two full days of talks [...]

Free Talks and Expert Advice at the 2016 Museum + Heritage Show2020-06-12T15:44:19-04:00

In-House Framing Saves University Museum Thousands

Brigham Young University Museum of Art Takes DIY to the Next Level
The do-it-yourself craze isn’t just for weekend hobbyists as John Adams, Head of Fabrication at Brigham Young University Museum of Art, can attest. Over a decade ago, the Museum was faced with the challenge of framing art works to the tune of $250,000, but lacked the funds [...]

In-House Framing Saves University Museum Thousands2020-06-12T16:20:58-04:00

Museums and the Web 2016

Expand Your Digital Reach at the 20th Annual Museums and the Web Conference
Museums and the Web is the “single largest international gathering of museum professionals who use technology to engage audiences.” Held in the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, this event will feature advanced research and application of digital practice [...]

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Take Part in the Western Museums Association (WMA) Annual Meeting

San Jose, CA | October 24-27, 2015
The Western Museum Association will hold its annual meeting from October 24 to 27 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California, and Gallery Systems would love to see you there. This year’s theme, Listen, Learn, Lead, focuses on becoming a leader in the museum field [...]

Take Part in the Western Museums Association (WMA) Annual Meeting2020-06-12T15:53:42-04:00

Career Leads

Recent Job Postings for TMS-Qualified Museum Professionals
The National Gallery is currently recruiting for a Collection Information Manager within the National Gallery’s Curatorial team. The post holder will take charge of and manage the Gallery’s collection information, for both internal and external audiences, and play a leading role in the development [...]

Career Leads2020-06-12T16:31:47-04:00

The Cartoon Transfer Process Revealed

The J. Paul Getty Museum Explains this Ingenious Process
How did the great masters of the Renaissance paint their masterpieces with such confidence? With the advent of modern-day conservation tools such as infrared technology, the mysteries that lie beneath the surface of precious artworks are illuminated [...]

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Join the Conversation at the Collections Trust Annual Conference 2015

London, UK | September 22, 2015
The Collections Trust Annual Conference will take place at the Natural History Museum in London, England, on September 22nd. It’s a chance to network with other cultural professionals and learn the latest in industry trends, while taking in an impressive natural history museum [...]

Join the Conversation at the Collections Trust Annual Conference 20152020-07-13T10:27:43-04:00

Dr. James Cuno on the Digitization of Collection Information

An Insightful Talk by the President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust
The digital world is changing fast, and museums must adapt just as fast to better connect with audiences. By moving collections online, and with the help of social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, museum visitors can access a large amount of digital culture and information [...]

Dr. James Cuno on the Digitization of Collection Information2020-06-12T16:47:10-04:00

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age

A Look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cooper Hewitt's Digital Initiatives
Museums as media companies? It may seem like a bit of a stretch, but as museums reposition themselves for our new digital age they are becoming more than physical places to visit. Like never before, museums are throwing open their digital doors to a wider audience [...]

How Museums are Embracing the Digital Age2020-06-12T17:26:15-04:00
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