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Upcoming NCMC Events
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On April 17 and 18, join NC Museums Council representatives and Arts NC, along with advocates from across the state, as we engage in two meaningful days of learning and advocacy. For more information about Arts Day 2023 visit Arts NC (links below) or Contact Us.
Donate Now! Please support our mission of Building Better Museums Together by making a tax-deductible donation of $19.63 (or more)! NCMC celebrates its 60th anniversary this year; that's 60 years of supporting North Carolina's museums and museum professionals! We can't wait to see what the next 60 years bring. That future is not possible without funds from generous donors that enable us to provide invaluable programming and resources to our members.
You can now purchase a t-shirt Featuring our awesome new logo through February 2nd! $25 - Order here.
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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