Museum Association of Arizona

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

 

Conferences      

2015 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting

Nashville, Tennessee

April 15-18, 2015

  

MuseumNext   

Geneva, Switzerland

April 19 – 21, 2015 

 

Arizona History Convention

Tucson AZ

April 23-26, 2015 

 

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Atlanta GA

April 24-26, 2015

 

American Alliance of Museums

Atlanta GA

April 26–29, 2015

 

Museum Trustee Association Director Forum

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh NC

May 1, 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

 

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

June 19-23, 2015

  

Visitor Studies Association Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN    

July 16-18, 2015

 

Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Washington, D.C.

September 10-12, 2015

 

American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)   

Louisville, KY

September 16-20, 2015

 

Western Museums Association

San Jose, California   

October 24-27, 2015.

 

National Association for Interpretation

Virginia Beach VA

November 10-14, 2015

  

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS)

New Orleans LA

November 12-15, 2015

 

Arizona Library Association

High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff AZ

November 18-20, 2015

 

 

Workshops

   

American Association for State and Local History

Focusing on Visitors: Public Programming and Exhibits at History Institutions

April 1, 2015 - April 2, 2015

Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO

Through interactive activities and case studies, participants will learn about audience types, volunteer management and training, tour techniques, active learning with people of all ages, developing exhibits with visitors in mind, technology, evaluations, planning, and working with others to build programs

 

American Association for State and Local History

Reinventing the Historic House Museum

April 21, 2015

Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH

This one-day symposium is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The Historic House Museum in America is not dead nor are most of them dying. The field, however, needs to take time to reflect and renew as the world around our historic sites continues to change.

 

iDigBio 

Vertebrate Digitization Workshop

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY

May 3-7, 2015

 

American Association for State and Local History

Collections Management and Practices

May 14, 2015 - May 15, 2015

Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Haines, AK

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

 

American Association for State and Local History

Reinventing the Historic House Museum

June 12, 2015

Margaret Mitchell House, Atlanta, GA

This one-day symposium is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The Historic House Museum in America is not dead nor are most of them dying. The field, however, needs to take time to reflect and renew as the world around our historic sites continues to change.

 

American Association for State and Local History

Connecting Your Collections to Teachers and Students

June 17, 2015 - June 18, 2015

Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL

Topics include learning styles, presentation strategies, audience types, planning strategies and program assessment, using research, training staff, and crafting programming that is meaningful to the education community.  

 

American Association for State and Local History

Project Management for History Professionals

July14-15, 2015

Indianapolis Historical Society, Indianapolis IN

Whether you wear one hat, two hats, five hats or you’ve lost count, sometimes we who work in history and museums need to go outside the field to gain the training needed to make sure our hats fit well. Invest in your institution’s ability to successfully complete projects and serve your community by planning in this fast-paced, two-day course that will teach you the basics of successful project management so you can wear the hat of project manager with confidence and sharpened skills.

 

 

On-Line Classes and Webinars 

  

American Association for State and Local History

Project Management for History Professionals

April 6- May 8, 2015

Project management is valuable training for staff at all levels and an investment in your institution’s ability to successfully complete projects and serve your community. The course includes nine self-paced modules accompanied by three live chats with instructor Steven Hoskins.

 

College Art Association

Fair Use in Scholarship
April 10, 2015, 1:00-2:00 PM (EDT)

 

American Alliance of Museums 

Using Evaluation in our Practice as Educators

April 16, 2015, 2–3 p.m. (ET)
In this EdCom Virtual Book Club via Google+ Hangout, noted experts in the field will engage in an on-air discussion about the role of evaluation in our work as educators and the broader implications for use of evaluation across the institution.

 

American Alliance of Museums

Orphan Works Basics and Best Practices

May 27, 2015, 2–3:30 p.m. (ET)
"Orphan works" are works that are protected by copyright but the identity or whereabouts of the rights holder are not known. This program explores this emerging issue which has increased significantly in visibility in recent years.

 

College Art Association

Fair Use in Museums and Archives

May 29, 2015, 1:00-2:00 PM (EDT)

 

College Art Association

Fair Use in the Visual Arts: A Review

June 5, 2015, 1:00-2:00 PM (EDT)

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