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10 New Museums in 2023

Thursday, June 8th, 2023

Good Morning MCIC Community!   I hope this message finds you well. I’m writing as I stumbled across an article I thought the broader community may find relevant, as it showcases new museums that are opening this year. I hope you enjoy reading about them as much as I did! https://www.museumnext.com/article/museum-openings-in-2023/ Kind Regards, Justin Hitt […]

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Relevant Article – Inflation, Worker Compensation, and Museums Collide!

Thursday, April 6th, 2023

Dear MCIC Community, It’s me again, Justin Hitt, your VP of the Board with another article to chew on. This time, as published in The Art Newspaper we look at the intersection of increasing inflationary pressures as it relates to worker compensation…and one possible outcome of a mismatch between management and employee expectations. We feel […]

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MCIC – Article of the Week

Friday, February 17th, 2023

Hello MCIC Members! I hope this message finds you well on this fantastic Friday. We’re going to try upping the content around here by starting a little series called “Article of the Week”. We’ll be browsing the net for meaningful, interesting, or even obscure articles to provide a curated content stream for you. This week, […]

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CBRE Research – Museums in Bangkok

Friday, February 10th, 2023

One of the biggest selling-points of any major city is the quality of its museums. Museums are important because they help us engage with the history of a place, and by visiting them we understand a little more about the complex world we inhabit. Museums also improve our communities, by telling stories that help people […]

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Cultural Facility Environmental Control

Friday, January 13th, 2023

Last month, Ki Culture and Gallery Climate Coalition held a 2-day online conference to outline the current state of environment control within museums and explore alternatives that use less energy, with a lower environmental footprint based on scientific data and case studies. Climate control requires massive energy consumption and is one of the leading carbon […]

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World Workplace 2022

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

If you’ve never been to IFMA’s World Workplace, you should really consider doing so.  The experience is well worth the expense and I cannot explain how nice it is to be in a facility where everyone understands what you do every day.  AND they’re enthusiastic about it!  Nashville did not disappoint either.  Music City Center […]

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Cultural Facility Project Checklist

Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Are you a facility manager new to the cultural institution industry? Do you ever wonder if you are forgetting something as you plan and execute your projects at a cultural facility? We heard it would have been nice to have a checklist of things to consider going into a major renovation from a facility director […]

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Seattle Asian Art Museum Renovation and Expansion

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Please enjoy this article about being a Facility Manager for a Historic Nationally Landmarked Museum during restoration and expansion. Lee Richardson – Seattle Asian Art Museum – Blueprint (bpcmag.com) Reimagined. Reinstalled. Reopening. – Asian Art Museum – Feb 8 2020 (seattleartmuseum.org) Best LEE RICHARDSON, CFM Director of Facilities   Seattle Art Museum, Olympic Sculpture Park, […]

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Earth Day during COVID-19: Green Tips for Closed Museums by AAM

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

In 2020, Earth Day falls during a time when much of the coronavirus-stricken world is staying at home. Every part of the global community is impacted, and museums have been hit particularly hard. Meanwhile, we find ourselves living in a time when we must take on two vital tasks simultaneously—battling the acute trauma of COVID-19 […]

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The Green Museums Community is Taking Climate Action

Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Green Museums Community is Taking Climate Action Meet the Author Joyce Lee FAIA, LEED Fellow, president of IndigoJLD.

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