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Senior City Planner (two positions) City of Minneapolis
The City of Minneapolis is seeking candidates for two planning positions in the Heritage Preservation and Zoning Sections of Community Planning and Economic Development. The positions are open for applications from August 15, 2006 through September 8, 2006.
Minnesota Association of Museums August Sampler
The next Minnesota Association of Museums sampler will be held at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, on Thursday, August 17, 2006 from 4:45 to 6:00 p.m. No gate fee charged from 4:30 on- please come after this time for free admission. Directions. The Arboretum restaurant is open until 8 p.m. To RSVP, e-mail or call Nina Clark at 612-870-3374.
Minnesota Museum of Mining receives grant of paint to rehabilitate mining equipment
See article in Hibbing Tribune about the Minnesota Museum of Mining’s use of a grant from the Valspar Foundation and Northland Foundation to repaint historic mining machinery.
New issues of Interpreter and Preservation Planner available online
George Catlin visits Nicollet County Historical Society
IMLS Museums for America Grants
Museums for America is the largest museum grant program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Grants, ranging from $5,000 to $150,0000, strengthen a museum's ability to serve the public more effectively by supporting high-priority activities that advance the institution's mission and strategic goals. The deadline for applications is November 15, 2006. For more information, see guidelines or contact IMLS program staff at 202-653-4789.