Museum Association of Arizona

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

 

Conferences   

Museum Association of Arizona

Flagstaff AZ

May 1-2, 2014

 

American Association of Museums 2014 Annual Meeting

Seattle WA

May 18-21, 2014

  

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries 2014 Annual Conference 

Seattle WA

May 16-18, 2014

 

ERC 2014 - IX European Registrars Conference

Helsinki, Norway

June 8-10,  2014

 

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATLAM)

Palm Springs CA

June 9 -12, 2014 

 
Arizona Historic Preservation Conference

Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico AZ

June 11-13, 2014

 

Western Archives Institute
University of California, Riverside CA

July 6-18, 2014

 

Visitors Studies Association

Albuquerque NM

July 15-29, 2014

 

Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

"Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Risk Taking in Living History"

Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary, Alberta Canada

June 21-25, 2014

 

International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection 

Denver, CO

August 9-14, 2014

 

Society of American Archivists

Washington, DC

August 10–16, 2014

 

Arizona Library Association and Mountain Plains Library Association

Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Conference Center, Scottsdale/Fountain Hills AZ

November 12 - 14, 2014. 

Proposal Deadline: April 28, 2014

 

 

2015 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting

Nashville, Tennessee

April 15-18, 2015

Proposal Deadline: July 15, 2014

  

Workshops

 

Association for State and Local History

Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

April 24, 2014 - April 25, 2014

Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco, CA

This workshop focuses on the unique needs, management, and interpretation of historic houses. Topics covered include collections care, types of research appropriate for historic house museums, exhibition development, interpretive tours, volunteers, and building and landscape maintenance

 

Museum Association of Arizona and Registrars Committee-Western Region

“What’s in Your Archives?”  Photographic & A-V Materials Preservation Issues Workshop

May 3, 2014

Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff AZ

 

PACCIN in coordination with the American Institute for Conservation

Packing Systems: Recycling And Re-Purposing

Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco CA.

May 27, 2014

 

Association for State and Local History

Collections Management and Practices

June 12, 2014 - June 13, 2014

Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters, Omaha, NE

Participants will learn about their institution’s responsibility toward its collection, the necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. During lively group discussions and hands-on activities, participants will become familiar with current issues and trends to better understand how collections fit within the context of history organizations

 

Association for State and Local History

Collections Camp: Military History

June 18, 2014 - June 20, 2014

Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73105  

This three-day workshop will focus on the care, conservation, and exhibition of military artifacts in museum collections. Spend time working with conservators and curators to learn how to be better stewards of your military history collection.

 

 

On-Line Classes and Webinars  

 

American Alliance of Museums

Center for the Future of Museums's TrendsWatch 2014 Webinar

April 17, 2–3 p.m.  (ET)

In this online Town Hall, CFM director Elizabeth Merritt will present an overview of the emerging trends shaping society and museums, drawn from the Alliance's newest forecasting report. Topics include the rise of social entrepreneurship, the booming business of big data analysis, rising concerns about privacy, the "sharing economy," synesthetic experiences and (just for fun) robots.

 

American Alliance of Museums

Recruiting, Selecting and Placing Museum Volunteers Webinar

May 1, 2–3:30 p.m. (ET)

How do you convince talented, dedicated people to choose the museum as the place where they'll volunteer, and what do you do with them once you've got them? This program addresses key elements of recruiting, selecting and placing volunteers, from resources and strategies for articulating the benefits of volunteering and recruiting for diversity; to background checks, interviewing and placing volunteers and saying "no."

 

American Association for State and Local History

Basics of Archives Online Course

May 19, 2014 - June 13, 2014 

October 27, 2014 - November 21, 2014 

Designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.  

 
 

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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082

 

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