El Paso Times Staff
Posted: 12/16/2009 12:00:00 AM MST
Artifacts are sought for Chicano exhibit EL PASO -- Museo Mayachen is looking for fliers, posters, banners, photographs, tickets and other artifacts for a 2010 exhibit of the Chicano Movement in El Paso. The exhibition, scheduled to open Feb. 3, will display personalities, events and issues associated with Chicanos in El Paso. Information: (915)533-9710, (915)532-6205.
Thursday, 17 December 2009
El Paso Times Staff
Wednesday, 2 December 2009
Multicultural Initiatives Scholarship (MIC):
TAM is offering a limited number of full scholarships for the Annual Meeting to be awarded to minority professionals currently working in Texas museums. Applicants must be early-career and/or new to the Texas museum profession. These scholarships will include meeting registration, one workshop, one luncheon, one breakfast, and an evening event. The scholarship recipient(s) will be responsible for his or her travel, lodging, and incidental costs. Following the meeting the recipient(s) will be asked to write an article for the MIC blog, offering observations on the state of diversity in the museum profession and/or their observations on diversity based on the annual meeting. To apply, send a resume, references, and a one-page letter stating reasons for applying for the scholarship to email@example.com. Deadline for applying is January 29, 2010.
NEW!!!! Multicultural Initiatives Committee GLBT scholarship:
The MIC is offering a $250 scholarship for a GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual) museum professional to attend the 2010 TAM Annual Meeting. Applicants must be early-career and/or have never attended a TAM annual meeting before. Following the meeting, the recipient will be asked to write an article for the MIC blog offering observations about state of GLBT issues within the museum community and/or field. To apply, send a resume, references, and a one page letter stating reasons for applying to Ivette Ray, MIC Chair, to Ivette.firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applying is January 29, 2010.
**Funds for this scholarship have been generously provided by Wallace Saage.