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Digital Empowerment Project FREE Webinars
Module 10: Digitizing 3D Collections

The necessity for museums to activate, promote and share their collections in creative and innovative ways has never been greater. Digitizing museum collections makes objects accessible to a broader global audience and can also assist with long-term preservation.
January 6, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET) Intro Session: Get Inspired
January 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET) Technical Workshop 1: How to Use Digital Assets for Documentation, Promotion and Programs
January 20, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)  Technical Workshop 2: Image Based Approaches to Documenting 3D Collections
January 27, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)  Tech Workshop 3:  Data Applications in Cultural Heritage

Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts Webinar Series
Let's Talk About That: Dialogue and Change in Collections Care
 
January 24/25, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
February 7/8, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
February 28/March 1, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
March 14/15, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET) 

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Webinar
Onboarding Volunteers for Retention and the Volunteer Employee Experience

January 18, 2022, 12:00 p.m.
Join this 3 part series, or each session individually to onboard for retention.

Connecting2Collections Community FREE Webinar
Introduction to Digital Collection Management
January 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
This webinar will focus on the basics of managing digital collections and will address both born-digital and digitized records. Maggie Downing, Manager of Digital Imaging at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, will discuss scalable strategies and actions for preserving digital collections that can be implemented by institutions of all sizes.

George Washington University/Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Webinar
Museums Today: 1,000 Ways to Reshape the Future of Museums

January 19, 2022, 6:00 p.m. (ET)
Mike Murawski, museum consultant and author of Museums as Agents of Change, will lead a  discussion of how museums have the potential to be transformative, human-centered spaces of connection, care, listening, justice and community power, and some of the ways, big and small, that they can take action and start that change right now.

Registrars Committee-Western Region FREE Webinar
Hands On! Practical Conservation for the Collections Professional: Care and Cleaning of Taxidermy

January 20, 2022 , 10:00 a.m. (PT)  
Fran Ritchie, objects conservator for the National Park Service (NPS) Harpers Ferry Center, will share her knowledge and advice on the care and basic cleaning of mounted taxidermy. The presentation will include proper handling, safety protocols, how to vacuum, and tips for storage housing. To tailor the talk to the audience, specific questions will be solicited prior to the webinar. 

CSAAM EMP Committee Webinar
EMP Roadmap: Navigating the Job Market

January 20, 2022, 3:00 p.m. (ET)  
Since 2020, the museum field has been more competitive and difficult than ever before for emerging museum professionals. Where do emerging museum professionals go from here with increasing numbers of layoffs, furloughs, virtual/in-person hybrid workspaces and internships, and social justice? What are museums looking for in a prospective employee during and post-pandemic? This session will be a round table of museum leaders to share their insights, guidance, and answer questions on the steps to thrive in the field.

Oklahoma Museum Association FREE Webinar Series
Mindful Leadership: Leading in an Emergency

January  20, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT)  What is Mindful Leadership & Why is Mind Management Needed?
February 17 ,2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT) Focus & Attention Control  
March 17, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT)  Leading Through Change & Uncertainty
April 21, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT)  Contingency Plans & Crisis Communication  
May, 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT)  Reducing Stress & Burnout with Mental Toughness, Grit & Resilience  
June 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT) Strategies & Tactics to Rewire Your Brain  

International Coalition of Sites of Conscience Webinar
Centering Indigenous Experiences

January 21, 2021, 10:00 a.m. (ET)
Linda Norris and Brenda Pipestem will speak with four Tulsa-based indigenous women artists about their experiences and strategies for creating public art projects that offer communities spaces to reflect on and begin to heal from past injustices.  

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Webinar
But I'm JUST a Volunteer! Overcoming Volunteer Management Myths

January 25, 2022, 11:30 a.m.This workshop will introduce the fundamentals of volunteer management and help participants develop essential ingredients of an effective volunteer management program.

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Webinar
Nonprofit Advocacy in Local Government 

January 26, 2022, 12:00 p.m.
In this session, you will learn the structure of local government including the key players, their main motivations and persuasion techniques.

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
10 Practical Steps for Getting Started with Digital Preservation

January 27 , 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
The first half of this webinar will address introductory concepts to digital preservation, making this an ideal webinar for beginners. The second half will cover 10 achievable tips for launching a digital preservation initiative, addressing topics such as policy writing, developing intellectual control over digital collections, and storing and providing access to the files your organization preserves.

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Webinar
2022 Legislative Forecast

January 27, 2022,  4:00 p.m.
Hear from Brandy Petrone, lobbyist for the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, on what to expect for this upcoming session.  

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Webinar FREE Webinar
Arizona Gives Workshop: Marketing Toolkit 201

February 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m.
In this session, we will be providing a deeper dive into 'how to' and template documents you can use to begin creating your Arizona Gives Day campaign. This training is best for those that are new to the AZ Gives program or do have a dedicated marketing staff.

TechSoup Webinar
Grantseeking Solo: Securing Awards with Limited Staff
February 8, 2022, 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Being a small to medium-sized nonprofit means everyone is working, all of the time, at numerous different jobs. Join Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation, for a 90-minute webinar focusing on key ways to help you generate additional funding requests for a nonprofit with limited staff. 

Connecting to Collections Care FREE Webinar
Basics of NAGPRA
February 24, 2022, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
This webinar will look at the basics of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), with an emphasis on how smaller museums and institutions can implement this federal law. Consultation with tribal nations, important definitions under the law and what museums need to have completed to be in compliance under the law will be focuses of this workshop.


CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

NYC Museum Educators Roundtable Career Symposium
New Year, New Skills (Online)
January 23, 2022, 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Henry Stewart Conference FREE Online Event
Digital Asset Management Technology (Online)
February 2, 2022

Heritage Collections Management 2022
February 3, 2022 (Online)
Dedicated to exploring the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) technology landscape and the evolving strategy around collections management. The event is designed to provide strategic and tactical advice that empowers GLAM professionals to enrich their collections information, celebrate the benefits of collections digitization and share collections with a global audience.

Small Museum Association Annual Conference
February 20-22, 2022
College Park MD

National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting  
March 14, 2022 (Online)

American Institute for Conservation Annual Conference: Reflecting on the Past, Imagining the Future
May 13 - 18, 2022
Los Angeles  CA

American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting
May 19-22, 2022
Boston MA


COURSES  

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Creating Programs for Teachers and Students
January 10 - February 6, 2022
Learn how to craft onsite, outreach, and virtual programming that is meaningful for the current needs of the educational community.

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Introduction to Financial Management
January 10 - February 6, 2022
Provides an accessible, clear, and even fun introduction to financial concepts, from. understanding expenses and income to how to establish an endowment

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Basics of Archives
January 10 - February 13, 2022
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 practice

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Collections Management
January 10 - March 6, 2022
Introduction to the professional principles and practices in the management of museum collections. Topics will include collections development, registration and record keeping with an emphasis on the development of Collection Policies and Procedures and what it means to be intellectually and physically responsible for museum objects.

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Developing Exhibitions: Design
January 10 - March 6, 2022
How to design exhibitions

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Museum Education & Outreach
January 10 - March 6, 2022
How to  facilitate visitors’ meaningful and memorable experiences in the informal environments of museum

SEMC Leadership Institute: Leading for Today's Challenges
April 24-29, 2022
Duke Mansion, Charlotte, North Carolina
Deadline for application: January 15, 2022.  


 

 


Museum Association of Arizona

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Phoenix, Arizona 85082

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