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THE HERITAGE ADVISOR

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Plan to attend UW museology internship fair
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The University of Washington’s annual Museology Internship Fair will be held on Monday, September 22, from 1-3 PM in the UW Tower (Mezzanine level). The Fair gives local museums and historical societies a chance to connect with UW museology students, as well as with other local sites.   Second-year students may be seeking internship opportunities, or potential thesis project opportunities, while the incoming first-year cohort will have a chance to connect with representatives from local museums, learn more about them,  and express interest in future internship opportunities for Winter quarter or beyond. (more…)

 

Maximize the Congressional recess
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Categories: News

The third annual “Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week” is happening August 9-16 — a chance for you to invite your legislators to see firsthand the impact of your museum. The American Alliance of Museums is encouraging museums across the country to participate in this outreach event, and has provided an online toolkit to assist museums in reaching out to their Congressional representatives and other electeds, including templates for creating economic and educational impact statements that you can share with your legislators during their visit. (more…)

 

Waterways camp
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Categories: Education

MOHAI and CWB
Dates: 8/18-22/2014

For children entering grades 3-5 – spend mornings at the Museum of History & Industry and afternoons at The Center for Wooden Boats exploring life in, on, and near the water, while also learning the history of Lake Union. Each focuses on a different theme, such as transportation, recreation, the natural environment, and stewardship of local rivers, lakes and seas. $325 for members of MOHAI or CWB, $350 for non-members.  More information here

 

 

4Culture site specific – Sammamish custom-crafted walking tours
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A site specific project funded by 4Culture is coming soon to the banks of the Sammamish River. Under the auspices of musician/artist Rulon Brown, people are invited to participate in one of two upcoming workshops to design their own customized walking tour that will guide their friends to an intimate river concert by Brown on August 8. (more…)

 


ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER

Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. AKCHO was established in 1977 to: encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.

The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to heritageadvisor@akcho.org.

AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.


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