Resources for the Entire Museum Community - Professionals, Students & Visitors!
The Museum Resource Network brings people and resources together in one place! All are welcome to join.
Museum Volunteer Spotlight
Jacob volunteers his time at the Museum of Inuit Art
Share your photos to the Flickr group Museum Volunteers!
Museums - highlight volunteers from your institutions
Volunteers - post photos of you in action
Visitors - record your interactions with volunteers at your favorite museum
You can also Tweet your photos to #MuseumVolunteers
Thank you for your participation. Please continue to invite your colleagues, students and classmates to join the site. I look forward to continuing to read your posts; view your videos and look at your museum photos. Keep posting!Also, join us on Twitter @MuseumResource.
Add photos from your home institution or from your museum travels!
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Don't Just MeetUp. TweetUp!
Although the term, "TweetUp" might be new to a lot of us, some museums and museum enthusiasts have been hosting TweetUps for as long as two years!
So, what exactly is a TweetUp? A TweetUp is based on the idea of taking social networking partially off-line. The phrase was first coined as a MeetUp (an event that participants signed up for through social media, but met up off-line). Then, some very clever Tweeps got hold of this concept and took MeetUps a step further and began Tweeting live during MeetUps...bringing the events to virtual participants while they experienced it themselves....bringing MeetUps full circle. Thus, the term - TweetUp was born! …Continue
How The Museum Resource Network Began
Once Upon a Time...there was a museum volunteer who found herself saying, "I want to work in a museum! Now what?" After extensive questioning of the museum staff; research into museum studies programs and careers in the museum field; completing a Museum Studies Certificate Program and working on a Graduate Degree - she felt she had to find a way to bring these resources to anyone out there who dreams about working in a museum - but doesn't know where to start. So, with a passion for sharing resources and a knack for working into the wee hours of the morning, her wish came true when she created this network for all of you!