Museum Association of Arizona





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

Museum Association of Arizona
March 18, 2018
Arizona History Museum, Tucson AZ

April 11-13, 2019

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 
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

2019 Historic House and Sites Summit 
February 4-5, 2019 
Vizcaya, Miami, FL
The Environment and Climate Network (formerly PIC-Green) is collaborating with the Historic House and Sites Network for Sustainability: Governance, Relevance, and the Environment.  

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
Integrated Pest Management for Heritage Preservation Professionals Workshop 
February 28 – March 1, 2019
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  
This workshop will introduce participants to multiple aspects of IPM: policy and procedure; preventing infestation; trapping and monitoring; remedial treatment; basic pest identification. It is designed for staff at institutions which need to establish or improve an IPM program but would be useful for anyone wanting to refresh basic IPM knowledge. Familiarity with concepts will be developed through a combination of lectures, discussions and hands-on exercises.


 On-Line Classes and Webinars    

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

American Association for State and Local History Webinar
History Check-In: Women’s Suffrage
October 23, 2018, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
This webinar presents a general introduction to the history of woman suffrage in the United States, contextualized by its involvement with other movements for democracy and equality across the sweep of American history. This webinar is part of the History Check-In webinar series, a partnership between the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) and the Organization of American Historians (OAH).   Each webinar in this series is designed to provide history professionals from throughout the field with an update on the current state of historiography for a particular subject.

Connecting to Collections Webinar
Preserving Artifacts of Free Speech: Caring for Political Memorabilia
October 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Many political materials are ephemeral, made out of poor-quality materials and not meant to last more than a few months. How do we preserve such items in our repositories? In this session we will discuss real-life examples of political memorabilia and solutions for their preservation. Suggested materials and supplies will be offered, focusing on a cost-effective and simple collections care approach.

Connecting to Collections Online Course
Preservation Methods and Materials for Exhibitions
October 25, November 1, 8, and 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m. (ET) 
Once an object is placed in a public exhibition environment, it is exposed to a wide variety of threats to its condition. This four-part webinar course will provide practical knowledge about the materials, methods, and equipment that provides both protection to collections and also the safety to the museum staff and visitors. This course will cover the basics and standards for lighting, exhibition components, mount making as well as installation and object handling equipment.

American Association for State and Local History Webinar
Historic House Call: Planning for Special Events
October 30, 2018, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
This webinar, presented by Gennie Truelock and Tara Richards, provides examples and inspiration for planning special events at historic house museums. The webinar is presented by the AASLH Historic House Affinity Group as part of the Historic House Call webinar series, designed to connect staff and volunteers of historic house museums with leading experts in the field.

Wisconsin Historical Society Webinar
Dealing with Digital Data
October 31, 2018, 1:30 pm CST
This webinar will provide an introduction on how to deal with digital records in your institution and present strategies on how to manage and preserve the wide variety of digital file formats in use today. Time will also be available to address specific questions from participants.

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