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Archives*Records 2018

August 12-18, 2018

Washington, D.C.

ArRTabilityAZ Conference
August 27, 2018 
Phoenix AZ

Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference
August 27-30, 2018
Washington, D.C.

International Committee for Architecture and Museum Techniques (ICAMT)
September 6-8 2018

Espoo, Finland 

American Association for State and Local History

September 26-29, 2018

Kansas City MO

CIDOC (ICOM Committee for Documentation)

September 29-October 4, 2018

Heraklion CRETE

Arizona SciTech Festival Kick-Off Conference: Community Stakeholder Summit
October 3 2018 
Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ

Australian Registrars Committee Conference: Duration and Dimension

October 3 - 5, 2018 

Melbourne, Australia

2018 Visitor Experience Conference 
October 7-9, 2018
San Antonio, TX

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums (ATALM)
October 8-11, 2018
Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel, Prior Lake MN

International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection 
October 13-17, 2018
San Simeon CA

Digital Preservation 2018

October 15-18. 2018

Henderson NV

Digital Directions:  Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections  
October 15-16, 2018 - 
Atlanta, Georgia  

Arizona Council for the Social Studies
October 20, 2018

Mesa AZ

Western Museums Association
October 21-24, 2018

Tacoma WA

Museum Trustee Association
October 25-26, 2018
Hartford CT

National Humanities Conference
November 8-11, 2018
New Orleans LA

Joint Arts Education Conference
November 13, 2018  
Tucson AZ

Museum Computer Network
November 13-16, 2018
Denver CO

Past  Forward (National Trust for Historic Preservation)
November 13-16, 2018
San Francisco CA

Ecsite Directors Forum
November 14-15, 2018
Barcelona, Spain

The Small Museum Association's 35th Annual Conference 
February 17-19, 2019  
The Hotel, College Park, MD

The Building Museums Symposium  
February 27- March 1, 2019
New York NY

Association of Art Museum Curators
May 4-7, 2019
New York NY

American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting
May 19-22, 2019
New Orleans LA

Workshops and Seminars

Arizona Informal Educator Network Meeting
August 23, 2018, 3-5 p.m.
Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) 
Now On View: Preserving Modern and Contemporary Museum Collections 
September 12-13, 2018 
The Broad,  Los Angeles CA

American Alliance of Museums Working Meeting
Immersion in Museums: AR, VR or Just Plain R?
September 6-7, 2018
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit MI
Meet with senior thinkers from inside and outside of the museum field to explore these questions and many others. More study day than conference, this is an opportunity to learn from each other, build networks, explore these topics and think more deeply about how these technologies will shape the practice of museums in the near future.

American Alliance for State and Local History Workshop
Reinventing the Historic House Museum  

October 12, 2018
Glessner House Museum, Chicago, IL
Historic house museums face numerous challenges but figuring out which ones are serious or benign, urgent or important, temporary or long-term, isn’t easy. Max van Balgooy will present his analysis of the most important Opportunities and Threats facing historic sites in America based on the latest social and economic research, with a discussion on how they may relate to your house museum.

Arizona Informal Educator Network Meeting 
November 7, 2018, 3-5 p.m.  
TGen, Phoenix AZ

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) and the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)
Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions 
November 14 – 15, 2018
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, GA
Integrated Pest Management Plans are an integral, and oftentimes overlooked, core collection policy.  This day and a half workshop includes presentations and practical exercises, where speakers will discuss the elements of an integrated pest management plan, present tools for identifying common pests and the best monitoring strategies, introduce types of treatments appropriate for collections objects, and summarize common hazards staff may come in contact with when dealing with pests in their collection.

Arizona Summit on Volunteerism & Civic Engagement 
December 6-7, 208
ASU West Campus, Glendale AZ

On-Line Classes and Webinars  

American Association for State and Local History Webinar
Introduction to Podcasting for Museums and Historic Sites
August 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
What is a podcast, who listens to podcasts, and why should history organizations care? In this webinar, Hannah Hethmon, AASLH alumna and host of the podcast #MuseumsInStrangePlaces, introduces podcasting for history museums, historic sites, and history organization. Participants will learn how podcasting is being used by museums, what it takes to produce their own podcast, how they can decide if podcasting is right for them, and how to get started making a quality podcast on a budget.

American Alliance of Museums EdComversation
Museum as Sites for Social Action: MASS Action
August 16, 2018, 4:00 p.m. (ET)

Texas Historical Commission FREE Webinar
Better Safe than Sorry: Understanding Hazards Found in Collections
August 21, 2018, 10-11 a.m. CST
Museum collections are filled with ordinary objects that contain health and safety hazards for museum staff and volunteers. During this webinar, we will explore how you can identify these objects and work safely around them.

AIC’s Emergency Committee Webinar
Mechanical Control of Moisture in Cultural Heritage Settings 
August 21, 2018 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT 
Many institutions use some level of mechanical intervention to control relative humidity and moisture contents in interior preservation environments. 
This session will explore various types of mechanical intervention, including stand- alone equipment and mechanical dehumidification and humidification, as well as the appropriate use and applications of different types of equipment and systems in different settings. 

Wisconsin Historical Society FREE Webinar
Why Aren't You Asking for Year End Gifts?
September 5, 2019, 1:30- 3:00 pm CT 
According to Charity Navigator, your history organization could be raising up to 40 percent of its donations during the last six weeks of the year through an effective year-end appeal. This workshop will give you an overview and tools to implement a year-end campaign using both social and traditional media to seek support for the general operations of your historic site. 

Amigos Library Services On-line Conference
Speak Up – Advocating for You and Your Library
September 12, 2018
What do you think of when you hear the word "advocacy"? Do you immediately think of stumping on Capitol Hill and meeting with local government officials? "Advocacy" is much more than politics. Every day, librarians and staff find themselves in situations where they must advocate for resources, money, and services for their libraries, in addition to advocating for themselves and their career as professionals. 

American Association for State and Local History
Online Conference
September 27-28, 2018
FREE for MAA Members (Access information will be send by mid-September)

Association for State and Local History Online Course
Project Management for History Professionals 
October 15 - November 9, 2018  

Association for State and Local History Online Course
Basics of Archives
October 15 – November 6, 2018

Association for State and Local History Online Course
Developing Exhibitions
October 22 – December 17, 2018

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