Richmond Museum of History & Culture
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Healthy Living Poster Design Contest
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday 05/29/21 by 5:00 p.m. PST
The Richmond Museum of History & Culture invites submissions of posters with artwork in the theme of living healthy in the modern world. We encourage posters that promote the following themes: safe driving, healthy food & drink, safe sex, exercise, mental wellness, wear a mask/wash your hands, and/or brush your teeth. All subject matter that promotes a healthy lifestyle will be considered, so please be creative! We especially encourage posters that appeal to youth, teenagers and young adults.
The Museum will choose three winning designs and each artist with a winning design will be awarded a prize of $1,000. Contest winners will be notified via email by June 7, 2021.
The winning designs will be printed for the following purposes: 1) 50 posters will be distributed free to local community centers and schools and 2) 50 posters will be sold in the Museum gift shop. The winning designs will be included in an exhibit exploring the history of health and wellness in Richmond forthcoming in Fall 2021.
The contest is supported by a Neighborhood Public Art grant through the City of Richmond Arts & Culture Commission.
1) Create a submission with the following information:
- Artist’s Name: First name, Last name
- Contact Info: Mailing Address; Contact Phone Number; E-Mail Address
- Statement (100 words maximum)
- Send images as attachment (Jpeg only)
- Required dimensions are 16”x 20”
2) EMAIL SUBMISSIONS to: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “2021 Healthy Living Poster Contest”
SUBMISSION TERMS & AGREEMENTS:
The Richmond Museum of History & Culture reserves the right to change or alter the schedule of this contest and/or exhibition at any time. Submission materials will not be returned to applicants and any files received by the museum will be deleted if not used in the exhibit.
Sunday February 28, 2021
Annual Membership Meeting of the Richmond Museum Association
The 2021 annual meeting of the membership will be held online due to the COVID 19 restrictions.
Topic: Annual Membership Meeting
Time: Feb 28, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 971 2891 8763
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Free Virtual Public Program Tuesday October 20, 2020 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Preserving Your Precious Memories
Scott Haskins will present a multimedia presentation about techniques to preserve your historical photographs and documents. Participants will receive downloadable eBook(s) with guidance for preserving family heirlooms.
This is the second of two lectures by Scott Haskins. Click here to learn about the first event.
Participants Must Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
About the Speaker
Scott M. Haskins graduated in 1978 from the Italian government (Lombardy Region – ENAIP) 3 year master?s degree level painting conservation program run in conjunction with the Istituto Centrale del Restauro (ICR) in Rome.
Between 1978 and 1984 Mr. Haskins established the painting conservation laboratory at Brigham Young University, in Utah, USA which also served the historical collection of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as they prepared to build two art museums.
In 1986, Mr. Haskins established Fine Art Conservation Laboratories (FACL) in Santa Barbara, CA where they presently provide professional painting conservation services over a wide geographical region. FACL is also recognized and well known nationwide and internationally for art restoration work on murals. They consult on damaged art issues as an expert witness for the Los Angeles court system and for insurance companies, nationwide. FACL has a specialized division of disaster response services for art related items (wildfires, house fires, floods and mud slides, earthquakes etc).
He is the author of the best-selling book series, Save Your Stuff, collection care manuals for collectibles, heirlooms, family history items and is a speaker internationally on the subject. He is also the author of several blogs and has a presence on several social media sites. He often uses these assets to help small museums, foundations and historical sites fundraise.
Richmond Museum of History & Culture
Part Time Museum Educator
The mission of the Richmond Museum of History & Culture (RMHC) is to interpret, preserve and educate about local history in the greater Richmond, CA area. The Museum is housed in a Carnegie Library and owns a significant collection of historical material and documents related to local history. The permanent collection was established in 1950 and is comprised of a variety of materials including textiles, fine art, archaeological collections, historical artifacts, documents, photographs.
The RMHC was awarded funds through the Economic and Community Investment Agreement program to support the museum education program focused on local K-12 classrooms. In response to the COVID 19 epidemic the museum will develop a distance learning program with educational films and virtual tours of the museum exhibits.
The Museum Educator(s) will be responsible for several tasks related to the distance education program including: collaborate with staff and videographer to create short educational films, refining the existing teachers guide, coordinating and implementing virtual field trips, conducting evaluations for students and teachers. The Community Engagement Manager is the lead on this project and the educator position reports directly to them.
- Bachelor?s Degree in history, art, anthropology or related field
- Teaching or Museum Experience desired
- Interest California History
- Local candidates preferred
- BIPOC candidates strongly encouraged to apply
The position pays $15-$18 hourly and is 10-20 hours per week depending on teacher demand. The position lasts through the end of school year in June 2021. Successful candidate must pass a background check.
To apply please send a letter of interest, resume and three references in pdf format to Evelyn Santos Community Engagement Manager at Evelyn@richmondmuseum.org. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday August 7, 2020.