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CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES


CONFERENCES

Conference of the Americas
November 20-22, 2019 
Oaxaca, Mexico
 

2020 Southwest Symposium Biennial Archaeological Conference
January 30-Februay 1, 2020
Arizona State University, Tempe AZ  

Small Museum Association 2020 Conference
February 16-18, 2020 
The Hotel at the University of Maryland

National Council on Public History
March 18-21, 2020
Atlanta GA

MAA Spring Conference
March 23, 2020
Pueblo Grande Museum, Phoenix AZ

Visual Resources Association (VRA)
March 24-27, 2020
Baltimore MD

Museum Trustee Association
Spring Meeting
April 2-5, 2020
Palm Beach FL

61st Annual Arizona History Convention 
April 16–18, 2020
Casino Del Sol, Tucson AZ

Museum Store Association
April 23-27, 2020
Cleveland OH

2020 Ecsite Conference
June 11-13, 2020
Ljubljana, Slovenia

2020 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
June 16-18, 2020
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Tempe AZ

Association of College and University Museums
June 17-21, 2020
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence KS

Association of for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
June 21-25, 2020
Boston/Sturbridge, MA

Berlin World Conference on Public History 2020
August 18-22, 2020
Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Germany


WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts 
Striking The Balance: Access Vs/ Preservation In Museums 
  
December 5-6, 2019
Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia PA 

National Endowment for the Arts
Training Institute for Artists and Administrators in Healthcare and Creative Aging 

December 20, 2019
New York City, NY
This week-long Training Institute will focus on the role of the arts in healthcare and creative aging, providing artists, arts educators, administrators, social workers

SEMC Leadership Institute: Leading for Today's Challenges
April 19-24, 2020
The Duke Mansion, Charlotte, NC

Digital Initiatives Symposium  
April 27-28, 2020
San Diego CA

ON-LINE CLASSES AND WEBINARS  

FREE Indiana Historical Society Local History Services Webinar
Building a Strong Board

November 14, 2019, 2-3 p.m. (ET)
Good board training is the foundation for a strong board. In this webinar, you’ll learn some of the basics of board service. Whether you’re a current board member or are responsible for board training, this webinar will provide you with valuable insight and information. 

FREE American Association for State and Local History Webinar
Introduction to NEH Preservation Grants

November 19, 2019, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Preservation Assistance Grants help small and mid-sized institutions—such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, cultural organizations, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities—improve their ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. These may include special collections of books and journals, archives and manuscripts, prints and photographs, moving images, sound recordings, architectural and cartographic records, decorative and fine art objects, textiles, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, furniture, historical objects, and digital materials,

British Columbia Museums Association Webinar
Climate Change – Implications for your museum practice

November 19, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  (PT)
Join BCMA and the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice as we share examples of how fellow museum workers from BC museums are addressing climate change in their museums. Peter Ord (Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice member) will moderate the discussion. Learn about how museums large and small are helping to build public awareness, mitigation and resilience in the face of climate change, and the challenges and successes they have experienced. Come away from the webinar inspired with practical ideas for addressing this critical issue in your institution.

FREE Connecting to Collections Care Webinar
How to Change a Lightbulb: LED Lighting for Museums 

November 21, 2019, 2:00 (ET)
This webinar will demonstrate how light-emitting diodes (LEDs) emit light, describe methods for assessing the qualities of light and provide examples of how good lighting design can help provide a dynamic visitor experience while minimizing light’s harmful impact on collections

Lyrassis Webinar
Community Collections Spotlight: Exploring CollectionSpace Collaborations – Material Order Consortium

December 4, 2019, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
This webinar will feature speakers from the Material Order Consortium  and its engagement with CollectionSpace.  

American Association for State and Local History Webinar
Introduction to Audio, Visual & Film Media and Their Care

December 5, 2019, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Overview of the many types of media & materials that comprise audiovisual media and movie film. The information will be presented in an historical context to give the participants an ability to more accurately identify these types of artifacts that may be in their collections.

FREE Indiana Historical Society Local History Services Webinar
The Ethics of Deaccessioning

December 5, 2019, 2-3 p.m. (ET)
There are so many ethical issues to consider when embarking on a deaccessioning endeavor at your organization. This webinar will help you understand the different issues involved in deaccessioning so you can take on the task with confidence. 

FREE Texas Historical Commission Webinar
Incorporating Transportation History into Exhibits

December 5, 2:00 p.m. (CT)
 

Connecting to Collections Care Webinar
Insurance – How to Manage Your Organization’s’ Risk

December 5, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 (ET)
Does your organization have insurance? If so, does it cover all of the necessary exposures? If not, what are the barriers you face to attaining insurance? How do you know what kinds of insurance and coverages are appropriate for your situation? This webinar will cover how and why insurance will help you to manage risks to your institution and the types of insurance and risk strategies appropriate for museums and other cultural institutions with collections

FREE Institute for Library and Museum Services Webinar
Museums for All

December 11, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)

American Association for State and Local History Webinar
Beyond the Spreadsheet: Finance and Organizational Priorities

December 12, 2019, 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Learn to identify financial priorities as they relate to institutional needs and goals. 
FREE Texas Historical Commission Webinar

FREE Texas Historical Commission Webinar
Neurodiversity in Museums: Crafting Community for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

January 15, 2:00 p.m. (CT)

FREE Texas Historical Commission Webinar
Museum Relevance: Exhibitions for Social Justice

January 23, 10:00 a.m. (CT)

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Introduction to Financial Management

January 27 - February 23, 2010
Designed for staff and volunteers of all abilities and organizations of all sizes, this four-week course provides an accessible, clear, and even fun introduction to financial concepts. From understanding expenses and income to how to establish an endowment, this course will equip you with a toolkit to engage with finance on your terms and to your ability.

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Basics of Archives

January 27 - March 1, 2020
The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is 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.

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Caring for Museum Collections

January 27 - March 22, 2020
Deals with the physical care and preservation of your museum collections and  how collections age and deteriorate, handling collections, storage requirements, environmental considerations, housekeeping, and risk management.

 


 

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

azmuseums@gmail.com

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