National survey so local museums can serve you better
Why this survey?
Message from Longmont Museum:
We at the Longmont Museum care deeply about making the history, art, and culture we share with you, our community, and visitors, meaningful.
But we need your help. Our visitors come to us with different needs and values, and we want to understand them so we can best serve you. From how museums (like ours!) can support your wellbeing in these tumultuous times to how we address challenges our society is facing, we need to hear your thoughts.
To learn more about how we can do this, we are participating in a national survey of museum-goers, sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums. This survey will provide us with data from our visitors as well as nationwide results for context, helping us be more effective in the coming months and in the communities we serve.
The survey only takes about 9 minutes to complete, but in those 9 minutes you will help our team make better decisions for our future. And as a thank you there will be an opportunity for you to win one of ten $100 Visa gift cards!
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Museum jobs and internships 2/23
Western Museum of Mining and Industry – Marketing Coordinator
WMMI is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of America’s western mining heritage featuring 5,000+ artifacts on display in the 12,200 square foot exhibit hall. Guided tours take place daily at 10:00a and 1:00p.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West – Summer Internships
The Museum illustrates the life, times, and legend of William F. Cody. It includes exhibits about Buffalo Bill’s life and the Wild West shows, Indian artifacts and firearms. See Sitting Bull’s bow and arrows, Buffalo Bill’s show outfits, Frederick Remington’s “Portrait of a Ranch Hand,” and many other objects from…
History Colorado – Assistant, Associate, or Registrar
This is the #1 museum in Colorado, telling the state’s history.
Denver Art Museum – Development Events Intern, Part-Time
This is the #1 art museum in Colorado
Museum of Boulder – Collections and Digitization Specialist
The name was carefully chosen, because this is NOT just a history museum — Come learn about Boulder’s past, present, and future at the award-winning Boulder Experience Gallery and through our privately-curated exhibits that highlight the creativity and innovation that make Boulder special. Complimentary parking and a breathtaking rooftop view!
Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) – Temporary Museum Collections Assistant (culture & paleontology)
Jefferson County Open Space contributes to city and park district projects, has preserved more than 56,000 acres, and manages 28 open space parks and more than 244 miles of trails in Jefferson County, Colorado. View the Jeffco Open Space park system map.
The Heritage Stewardship Team is tasked with the protection and management of cultural and paleontological resources on Open Space properties including 365 cultural sites, 34 paleontological sites, and more than a hundred historic buildings and structures including the Hiwan Museum.
CWAM – provided this list of jobs. To be notified of jobs in the museum industry, become a member. — THE PURPOSE of the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums is to “unify for mutual benefit those individuals, institutions, and organizations in Colorado and Wyoming who are engaged in the collection, preservation, and/or interpretation of artistic, natural, pre-historical, or historical heritage and who are dedicated to the continued improvement in quality of programming and service.” —
Lyons Redstone Museum has been a member for many years, and sends a representative every year to the annual conference. Members not only learn ways to improve their museum, but also form friendships, whereby a person can call another museum staff person and ask for their advice. (for example, I, Kathleen Spring, talked with two museums who had children’s history programs, and got some ideas on what to offer in the Lyons’ summer history camp for kids.) During the conference, attendees are given PRIVATE group tours of all the museums in that city, (including university museums) which again, offer chances to ask questions like “How did you get those graphics to appear to be 3-D?!”