Museum Association of Arizona





Arizona Library Association and Mountain Plains Library Association

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

November 12 - 14, 2014. 


International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM) 

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi

November 27-29, 2014


Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI 2015)

January 20 - 27, 2015

Application deadline: October 31, 2014


Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

February 11-14, 2015

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center , Albuquerque, NM
Proposal deadline: November 1, 2014


Arizona State Parks Archaeology Expo

Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park, Yuma

March 7, 2015


Visual Resources Association  

March 11-14, 2015

Denver CO


Building Museums

Boston MA

March 22-24, 2015

Proposal Deadline: November 7, 2014


2015 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting

Nashville, Tennessee

April 15-18, 2015

Proposal Deadline: July 15, 2014



Geneva, Switzerland

April 19 – 21, 2015 


Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Atlanta GA

April 24-26, 2015
Proposal deadline: October 31, 2014


American Alliance of Museums

Atlanta GA

April 26–29, 2015


Arizona Preservation Conference

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ

May 13-15, 2015  


Museum Association of Arizona Annual Conference

San Marcos Hotel, Chandler AZ

May 14-15, 2015


Society of Southwest Archivists

Arlington, Texas

May 20-23, 2015

Proposal deadline: November 27, 2014


Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums Annual Meeting  
Williamsburg, Virginia 

June 19-23, 2015

Proposal deadline: December 1, 2014


Visitor Studies Association Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN    

July 16-18, 2015

Proposal deadline:  December 8, 2014

Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Washington, D.C.

September 10-12, 2015

Proposal deadline: December 1, 2014


American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)   

Louisville, KY

September 16-20, 2015
Proposal deadline: November 17, 2014


Western Museums Association

San Jose, California   

October 24-27, 2015.
Proposal deadline: November 21, 2014


Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS)

New Orleans LA

November 12-15, 2015





Museum of Northern Arizona (with funding from IMLS)

Arsenic, and Mercury, and Lead! Oh My!” Testing for Contaminants on Objects and in Storage

November 15, 2014

Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA), Pearson Building, Flagstaff AZ

Registration deadline: October 31, 2014 


Interpretative Design and the Dance of Experience

Workshop with Steve Van Matre

January 12 and 13, 2015

Tohono Chul, Tucson AZ

For more information contact Jo Falls at or call 520-742-6455 x 228. 


Southeastern Museums Conference

Jekyll Island Management Institute

January 20 - 27, 2015

Jekyll Island GA

Deadline for applications: October 31, 2014



Vertebrate Digitization Workshop

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY

May 3-7, 2015

Deadline for applications: November 14, 2014



On-Line Classes and Webinars  


American Association for State and Local History

Project Management For History Professionals

October 20-November 14, 2014

The course includes ten self-paced modules accompanied by three live chats with instructor Steven Hoskins. Project Management for History Professionals will teach you the basics of successful project management so you can wear the hat of project manager with confidence and sharpened skills. 


American Association for State and Local History

Basics of Archives Online Course 

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



Small Fish in a Big Pond: Lessons Learned in Digitizing a Small Paleontology Collection

November 13, 2014, 3-4 p.m. (ET)


American Alliance of Museums

Building Trust through High Performance, Becoming Essential 

December 3, 2014, 2-3:30 p.m. (ET)


American Alliance of Museums

Developing Copyright Licensing Templates

December 10, 2014, 2-3:30 p.m. ET

Building on the top ten elements essential for copyright licensing, museum and legal experts will walk you through the development or adaptation of some common copyright license templates found in daily museum operations, including commission contracts, non-exclusive licensing agreements, and image/media use contracts. 



The Value of the Symbiota Portal and Database for Small Collections

December 15, 2014, 2-3 p.m. (ET)



Increasing Capacity for Small Natural History Collections:  Developing Protocol for Volunteer-Based Inventorying Programs

January 15, 2015, 3-4 p.m. (ET)


American Alliance of Museums

Training Museum Volunteers

January 28, 2015, 2-3:30 p.m. ET

This webinar addresses key elements of training volunteers, from resources and strategies for training volunteers to succeed in specific roles; to other types of training that museums struggle with including customer services, emergency procedures and working with children with disabilities



Saving Orphaned Collections

February 19, 2015, 3-4 p.m. (ET)



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