Museum Association of Arizona

 

Museum Association of Arizona 

2016 Operational Plan

  

Central Theme: CONNECTING

Keyword: HUB

                                                                                                                               

Resources

Professional Development

Communication

Advocacy



Increase membership to MAA by identifying museums that are not members and recruit 

Form targeted work-groups to accomplish specific tasks 

Diversify funding by looking for grants, sponsors and donors 

Learn more about our members. 

Create a targeted budget

Be the connectors of content and resources for museums in AZ 

Continue Conference 

Connect Regional and other museum related groups 

Connect to content offered by others (Watch & Talk, AASLH On-line conference, How-to) 

Create blog posts that recap sessions at conference

Establish an effective information sharing system for members. 

Website (hub of information) Check current capabilities; Review and Revise; Improve and promote. 

Brochure - add member museum benefit type 

Use Social Media

Newsletter & email communication - find out communication preferences 

Create MAA business card

Offer “how to…” effectively communicate the value of museum to community

Obtain economic impact information

Develop small museum advocacy checklist

Participate in: Arts Congress; Museum Day; Arizona First.

Foster regional connections

Reach out to tribal communities and other advocacy groups

Create strategy for AZ museums at federal, state and city levels

Needs:

Review staffing solutions (staff, board, interns, volunteers, members) Foster effective partnership

 

Needs:

Interns, contributors, hosts; information about P.D opportunities; develop conference planning handbook

Needs:

Google grant; Member survey, Communication Plan 

Needs:

Economic impact survey; assess current surveys

Note: Items in bold are MAA priorities for 2016- 2017.


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Museum Association of Arizona

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