Museum Association of Arizona

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

 

Conferences     

Society of American Archivists

Cleveland OH

August 16-22, 2015 

 

Reimagining the Museum: Conference of the Americas 
Buenos Aires, Argentina

September 2-4, 2015

 

Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM)

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.

 

International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection Symposium  
Philbrook Museum of Art  (Tulsa OK) and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville AR)
October 27- October 31, 2015

 

iPRES 2015 (International Conference on Digital Preservation)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

November 2-6, 2015

 

Museum Trustee Association/Director Forum

San Francisco CA

November 6, 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

 

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation and the Center for Creative Photography

Plastics Associated with Photographic Materials: Workshop and Symposium

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ

March 14–18, 2016

 

Arizona Historic Preservation Conference

Phoenix

June 8-10, 2016

 

Western Museum Association

Phoenix

September 25-28, 2016 

 

 

Workshops

   

American Alliance of Museums

Digitizing Your Community – Increasing Visitor Numbers through Modern Technology  
August 20, 2015

El Paso Museum of History, El Paso TX

The El Paso museum recently opened DIGIE (Digital Information Gateway In El Paso), the only 3-D Digital Wall of its kind in the United States. DIGIE allows community members to upload family and business histories in order to create personal photo albums (either while visitors at the Wall or at home on their personal computer) that can be explored by El Pasoans or by anyone in the world via its website.   In this workshop, attendees will hear about the process, product, challenges and successes of bringing DIGIE to life for the Museum and for the community

 

Association of Art Museum Directors

Nazi-Era Provenance Workshop

November 3, 2015

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC

This workshop will emphasize some lesser known non-digitized National Archives Record Groups that can provide significant information on European collectors and collections lost during WWII.   The workshop is designed for advanced researchers, with prerequisite experience, with preference given to those who currently have a museum affiliation.

 

On-Line Classes and Webinars 

  

C2C Care Webinar

RE-ORG: Step-by-Step Storage Reorganization for Small Museums

August 5, 2015, 2-3:00 (ET)

Re-ORG, developed by ICCROM and UNESCO, is a step-by-step methodology to assist small museums in reorganizing their storage areas for better access and conservation. The focus of RE-ORG is on making improvements to existing storage areas, and not on planning and building new facilities. This webinar is an introduction to the RE-ORG methodology and various tools (both current and upcoming), and to the Canadian Conservation Institute’s RE-ORG: Canada training program.

 

American Alliance of Museums

Working with College Students as Museum Volunteers, Docents and Interns

November 4, 2015, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (ET)

This webinar addresses key elements of working with college students, including resources and strategies for training them to succeed in specific roles, insight regarding the unique needs and strengths of these volunteers and tips for creating meaningful experiences that meet both students' academic requirements and your volunteer goals.

 

 

MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA --  Building a Vital Museum Community

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082

 

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