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Take advantage of a limited-time membership discount—only for emerging professionals.


For a limited time, the Museum Council of Greater Philadelphia invites Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs) to sign up for a year-long membership at a discounted rate of $20. If you're a student or in the first decade of your museum career, the Museum Council has something for you. EMPs are at all stages of their careers, so there is no age limit on this special. Use discount code 42KNDWNT to receive this special offer.

Museum Council membership grants access to a growing network of museum professionals and advocates. Members receive discounted admission to all Museum Council programs, including networking and professional development programs geared toward EMPs, behind-the-scenes tours and talks at partner organizations, panel discussions focused on museum careers and practice, and the Annual Meeting.

Upcoming Programs:

March 6th: Behind-the-Scenes at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the newly renovated Chinese galleries. Get an exclusive look at the new galleries and hear from staff who worked on the reinstallation and network with other Museum Council members.

May 8th: Mentors and Margaritas at the American Philosophical Society to meet museum professionals representing a variety of museum jobs at local institutions, workshop your resume, and let us know what future programs for EMPs you'd like to see.

May 16th: Behind-the-Scenes at the Please Touch Museum in the America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far exhibit, meeting with staff members and the lead of the community advisory committee who adapted this innovative exhibit to its new Philadelphia location.

Use discount code 42KNDWNT before March 4th to receive this discounted EMP rate. This discount only applies to Individual and Student memberships.

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