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Join a Committee

 

Committees are volunteer-based and meet regularly throughout the year. Committee members must be Museum Council members, but need not have experience in the particular interest. Joining a committee is a great way to add a skill set that you may not be using at your current job.

 
 

Programming

  • Assist in planning Behind-the-Scenes tours at local museums and cultural institutions

  • Develop and execute networking and programming activities at Museum Council annual events

  • Explore and plan professional development topics and seminars for Museum Council members

If Programming sounds like the committee for you, or you would like additional information, please contact  programming@philadelphiamuseumcouncil.org.

 

Marketing & Communications

  • Create and maintain content for social media and website

  • Design marketing materials for Museum Council programming.

  • Find avenues for promoting Museum Council events.

  • Secure sponsorships for Museum Council events as needed.

If Marketing and Communications sounds like the committee for you, or you would like additional information, please contact  marketing@philadelphiamuseumcouncil.org.

 

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee facilitates the elections of the Board of Directors of Museum Council. Any Member may apply to join the Board of Directors by submitting their qualifications to the Nominating Committee. From the candidates, the Nominating Committee develops recommendations for board service. Directors are voted on and approved by majority vote of the general membership at the June Annual Meeting.

If the Nominating Committee sounds like the committee for you, or you would like additional information, please contact info@philadelphiamuseumcouncil.org.

 

Emerging Museum Professionals

This committee brings together emerging professionals – those who are in their first decade of a museum or arts organization career in the Greater Philadelphia area – for career development, networking, and social opportunities to advocate for ourselves and others like us in the field.

The EMP committee:

  • Facilitates social and professional opportunities through programming, dialogue, and community action

  • Designs programming focused on career development, networking with mentors in the field, and meeting likeminded individuals

  • Seeks to provide entryways for those interested in joining the field, either at the beginning of their careers or through a career change

  • Provides a platform for EMPs to have a voice and help shape the future of the museum field

If EMP sounds like the committee for you, or you would like additional information, please contact emp@philadelphiamuseumcouncil.org.

Interested in becoming a panelist for an upcoming Hire Learning program? Click here to sign up.

Membership

  • Retain and recruit Museum Council members through internal and external events

  • Plan and execute the Fall Networking Event geared toward a membership campaign

  • Work with the Wild Apricot database in inputting new members, creating targeted renewal mailings, and acquisition mailings.

  • Support all MC events through membership intake and assigning representation from the
    Membership Committee to manage membership intake/answer questions at the
    event/program

If Membership sounds like the committee for you, or you would like additional information, please contact membership@philadelphiamuseumcouncil.org.