99th NEMA Annual Conference
Enjoy a 3-day adventure of learning, growing, and professional friendships in beautiful Falmouth, Massachusetts - the first NEMA conference ever on Cape Cod! Last day to pre-register is October 6. Click here for complete details.
We are proud to announce the newest member of the NEMA team, Scarlett V. Hoey, our new Manager of Membership and Development. Click here to read more about our newest team member. Click here to read about our staff updates.
Call for Proposals
We are inviting submissions to be included in a forthcoming book, The State of Museums: Voices from the Field, to be published by MuseumsEtc on the centennial of the founding of New England Museum Association. Click here for complete details. Submissions are due November 20, 2017.
A Statement from NEMA on the Situation at the Berkshire Museum Regarding Professional Standards
The recent actions of the Berkshire Museum, and the reaction to them, demonstrate that there is a wide range of opinion in the museum field when it comes to the applicability of professional standards, especially those concerning deaccessioning. Click here to read the full statement.
New England Museums Now: Summer 2017
In this issue we explore museum exhibitions. You will find the results of our recent exhibit design benchmarking survey, and articles on community involvement in planning an exhibit from the ground up and using a preservation project in an historic house to rethink presentation and tours. Click here to read the current issue.
2017 National Museum Salary Survey
The 2017 National Museum Salary Survey is now available! Click here for complete details.
NEMA has created a new website, MuseumsNewEngland.org, to promote member museums to potential visitors, event planners, and tourism entities. Make sure your museum is listed. Click here for details.