Weeksville Heritage Center invites you to join us and the Honorable Marty Markowitz for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate our new 19,000 square foot Certified LEED Gold Education and Cultural Arts Building, which will open to the public in 2014.
The new building includes a resource center, classrooms and media lab, woodshop, collection spaces, 1700 sq. ft. contemporary gallery, and 200-seat performance space. The 1.5 acre outdoor landscaped space includes a micro farm and heritage based botanic collection. The space will be dedicated to interpreting 175 years of freedom, agency, self determination, and creativity in Central Brooklyn and beyond.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
1698 Bergen Street
(Entrance on Buffalo Avenue at Bergen)
Brooklyn, New York 11213
An open house and light breakfast reception will follow brief remarks.
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Legacy “Know Your History” mobile truck exhibit is a must see traveling exhibit filled with photos, stories and interactive learning stations that celebrate the African-American experience.
For more information on how the mobile truck exhibit can visit your city, contact Rodney J. Reynolds via email at email@example.com or at 914-912-9575.
To see additional video of the mobile truck visit www.youtube.com/americanlegacymag.
Recorded webinars are now available online to help you prepare for the upcoming December 2 IMLS grant application deadline. The following two links will take you directly to the Blackboard Collaborate website where you can view the recorded webinars:
If you would rather print a PDF of the webinar, a transcript copy of the slides and text from the recorded webinar is available; click here to download the PDF.
You can find the complete application guidelines and more information on the IMLS website.
The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program, http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/smithsonian-institution-fellowship-program/.
Through this flagship fellowship program, graduate, pre-doctoral, and post-doctoral students – as well as conservationists and senior scholars – have the opportunity to delve into independent research and study across an incredible range of disciplines.
Smithsonian Institution Fellows have access to unparalleled collections, world-class scholars, and state-of-the-art facilities to explore science, art, history, and culture.
Fellowship awards range from 10 weeks to 2 years with stipends ranging between $6,500 to $50,000. Application deadline for the 2014 cycle is January 15, 2014.
The Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI) is currently accepting applications for the 2014 James Smithson Fellowship Program, http://www.smithsonianofi.com/fellowship-opportunities/james-smithson-fellowship-program/.
Named after our founder and funded through the generosity of past Smithsonian National Board Chair Paul Neely, this premier fellowship offers post-doctoral scholars in the fields of science, the humanities and the arts an opportunity to study the intersection between research and public policy in our nation’s capital.
This program combines the best of the Smithsonian’s vast scholarship and collections with its unparalleled access to leading thought leaders and policy-makers.
Fellowships last one year and include a stipend of $50,000. Application deadline for the 2014 cycle is January 15, 2014.
The Association of African American Museums invites proposals for presentation at its annual conference to be held August 6-9, 2014 in Birmingham, Alabama, hosted by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Deadline: February 14, 2014. Visit the AAAM website to download the guidelines.