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Save the Date! Museum Store Sunday – November 26, 2017

MSA is claiming Museum Store Sunday as THE day to shop and support museum stores and their institutions worldwide. Museum Store Sunday will focus much-needed attention on the unique retail experience provided by museum stores.

Download the Museum Store Sunday press release.

Save the Date! MSA Forward 2018 Goes to Washington, D.C.

Next year, MSA heads to Washington, D.C. for MSA Forward 2018, the 63rd annual Retail Conference & Expo. From April 27 – 30, 2018, join your fellow colleagues and foster new connections inside the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Information on exhibit space and registration will be available in the coming weeks.

MSA’s New Strategic Plan: A Focused Set of Goals for 2016-2019
As a follow up to our management announcement, the Board of Directors is very pleased to launch MSA’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan — a focused set of goals surrounding Young Professionals, Education, Advocacy, and Conference/Expo, that were developed to revitalize and refocus the Museum Store Association

MSA Office Moves to Philadelphia
As part of the new management direction, the Museum Store Association Headquarters is now fully operational out of our new office in Philadelphia, PA. Please update your records to reflect our new contact information.

MSA Bold New Management Direction!
The Museum Store Association announces a new management direction and expanded operational infrastructure designed to revitalize association; plans to move headquarters to Philadelphia, PA.

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Bold Steps Bring New Rewards

November 20, 2017 By Raymond McKenzie   Interviewing for a new position can bring anxiety and dread. Far too often the fear of change keeps us from finding a new job that is more rewarding or even advancing inside your institution. Interviewing doesn’t have to be so dreadful with a little preparation, practice, and boldness. […]

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My Life as the Store Guy

November 13, 2017 By Chacho Herman The Director sat across his desk from me. I’d just become the new Store Manager and was feeling pretty good about the job I had been doing. He looked at me and said bluntly, “You’re too passive. You need to be more assertive. Stop being so weak. You need […]

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PRO-File MSA Institutional Member

November 6, 2017 Name: Colleen Higginbotham Job Title: Director of Visitor Services Institution: Chrysler Museum Location: Norfolk, VA Interviewed by: David Duddy, DDO, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA Questions: What does your position encompass at your institution? What is your favorite part of the job? I oversee the Visitor Experience – which covers […]

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