SEMC Networking GroupsSEMC members have access to three Internet discussion lists sponsored by affiliate groups: Academic Museums & Galleries (AAMG), Exhibitions (NAME) and Traveling Exhibitions (SETEG). Networking is a SEMC membership benefit.
Why join another online discussion? These groups are a great way to network with other museum professionals in the region and the country, often across disciplines. They offer valuable state-of-the-art information and thought-provoking conversations that support excellence in the field.
ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC MUSEUMS & GALLERIES (AAMG)Discuss issues that are relevant and unique to college and university museum and galleries in all disciplines. Issues include education, exhibits, management, governance, support and collections. AAMG has very active dialogue with almost 3000 members. Here's the link: http://dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/AAMG-L/
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS (NAME)Post your questions about exhibitions. NAME promotes best practices, identifies trends and recent innovations, provides access to resources and promotes professional development. Visit this open dialogue at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/name-aam/. You can also get there through the NAME website: http://name-aam.org/resources/further-resources.
SOUTHEASTERN TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS GROUP (SETEG)Are you looking for a traveling exhibition? This networking group discusses marketing strategies, information on available traveling exhibitions in the Southeast and packing/crating/shipping concerns. SETEG group is open to anyone who wants to view it, but only members can post and add messages, links and files. To become a member, all they have to do is email Nathan Stalvey at Nathan.Stalvey@slugger.com and he will send you an invite, or you can click “join group” at the top of the page. Visit this group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SETEG/.
Sustaining Places is a collaborative resource project from the Museum Studies Program at the University of Delaware and the Tri-State Coalition of Historic Places. This site is supported by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services' 21st Century Museum Professionals Program. This website collects examples of good ideas and best practices for small historical organizations. Visit this resource at http://sustainingplaces.com/