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Derya Golpinar, Registrar, Talks to AIC's Collection Care Network
June 29, 2012
See Derya talk about her experience as both a Registrar and a Collections Manager at two different institutions.
A Day in the Life of a Museum Collections Manager
April 12, 2010
Rebecca Andrews of Seattle's Burke Museum explains just a few of the many things she does to organize and care for the museum's 45,000-object ethnology collection.
Loans Registrar - David McNeff
March 25, 2011
Learn about the role of the Loans Registrar at the National Portrait Gallery.
Art Handling Olympics
March 22, 2010
NY Daily News - Teams compete in the first-ever Art Handling Olympics on the lower East Side.
The Art Handling Olympics
December 8, 2009
Watch more exciting footage from the Art Handling Olympics March 2010 in NYC.
Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD)
April 5, 2021
The Association of Art Museum Directors advances the profession by cultivating leadership capabilities of directors, advocating for the field, and fostering excellence in art museums. An agile, issues-driven organization, AAMD has three desired outco…
Collections Stewardship Professional Network - AAM
April 19, 2021
AAM committee focused on the stewardship of collections, archives, and exhibitions, including direct care, handling, documentation, shipping, housing, information management, and all activities related to collections of various types and sizes
ARCS Statement: How to Select a Museum Studies Graduate Program
April 19, 2021
Suggestions on how to chose a Museum Studies Program.
ARCS Statement: ESSENTIAL WORKER: Self-Advocacy During and After the Covid-19 Pandemic
April 26, 2021
Suggestions on how to self-advocate during COVID-19 Pandemic.
ARCS Statement: How to Find a Museum Job
April 26, 2021
Suggestions on various ways to find a job in the museum field.
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