Upcoming NCMC Events
Eastern Kentucky Flooding - How You Can Help w/ Relief Efforts
On July 28, 2022, Appalachian Eastern Kentucky, Southwestern Virginia, and surrounding areas experienced historic flooding. As most of us know from dealing with flooding here in North Carolina they are facing a long road ahead dealing with the aftermath of the intrusive and destructive power of flooding.
A New Membership Level for Academic Departments
Check out this Hollywood quality promo by Jessie Swigger!
Pricing is tiered and ranges from $50 (covering a max of 5 members, including at least 1 advisor and up to 4 students) to $125 (covering a max of 20 students, including at least 1 advisor and up to 19 students). In addition to receiving all of current individual/institutional membership benefits, academic program level members receive the following:
A Day in The Life of a Museum Professional Series
Many students ask, "what is an average workday like for a collections manager, curator, museum director" and the list goes on. To answer those questions, we are launching a new series, in which Student Affairs Chair Jessie Swigger will interview folks from across the field and ask them to describe their work and offer suggestions and ideas for aspiring museum professionals. We hope you enjoy it! Episodes can be found in MuseNews or on our Facebook and YouTube channels.
Episode 3 - Zoe Van Buren (below)
NC Disaster Relief Grant
Working together, the North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) and the North Carolina Museum Council (NCMC) are accepting grant applications for the Disaster Relief Grant program. These grants support member organizations who are affected by state or federally declared disasters within North Carolina.
Newly listed eligible storms include Tropical Storm Eta and Tropical Storm Fred.
Applicants must be a member of either NCMC or NCPC. All required application materials must be received via email or postmarked between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.
For complete application information including how to apply, please see the NCPC hosted Disaster Relief Grant website.
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