The GEMM Blog

December 19, 2019

It's been quite a year, and the GEMM Steering Committee has been right there with you.

Below are some of our “must-reads” and "must-listens" from the past few months.

Goodbye, 2019! 

A non-authoritative guide to getting the job of your dreams

This article inspired me to k...

September 24, 2019

Read about the session GEMM Steering Committee member Ashley Ross is most excited about at the 2019 Association of Midwest Museums/Michigan Museums Association joint Conference this October.

August 9, 2019

Check out these neat upcoming conference talks:

  • August 3–4: Society of American Archivists in Austin, TX:

    • Diverse Sexuality & Gender / Women’s Collections Sections (Gina K. Armstrong, Archives and Digital Initiatives Librarian, Birmingham-Southern College; E...

July 6, 2019

In May, GEMM Steering Committee member Heidi Lung represented GEMM at the 2019 American Alliance of Museums annual conference in NOLA.  She presented a brief overview of GEMM initiatives to museum studies faculty during the leadership planning session for the Museum St...

June 22, 2019

The Board of Trustees of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) approved a resolution calling calling on art museums to provide paid internships. "Providing paid internships is an important step for the art museum field in creating and sustaining a diverse, equ...

June 21, 2019

POWarts recently released their 2019 Salary Survey. The survey is not museum specific to just museums, but is inclusive of a range of non-profits and for profit sites. View the results on the POWarts website here: http://www.powarts.org/salarysurvey