Museum Association of Arizona

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

 

Conferences

Arizona Archives Summit

January 26-27, 2017

Tempe History Museum, Tempe AZ


Museum Next

February 15-17, 2017

Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Melbourne, Australia


Small Museum Association

February 19-21, 2017

College Park MD 


Building Museums 2017

February 24-26, 2017

Washington, D.C.


Museum Trustee Association Spring 2017 Trustee/Director Forum

March 31, 2017

National World War II Museum, New Orleans LA


PACCIN Preparators Conference

April 7-8, 2017

Modern Art Museum, Ft Worth TX  


National Council on Public History Annual Meeting

April 29-22, 2017

Indianapolis IN 


Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

April 12-15, 2016

San Diego CA

Deadline for Submissions: October 1, 2016


American Alliance of Museums

May 7-10, 2017

St Louis MO


Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting  

May 24-27, 2017

Fayetteville AR  


Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference

June 5-6,  2017

Ann Arbor  MI 


Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

June 9-13, 2017

Genesee County Village and Museum, Rochester, New York


Arizona Historic Preservation Conference

June 14-16, 2017

Hilton El Conquistador Hotel, Oro Valley AZ


Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

June 18-24, 2017

Denver CO


Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference

June 22-26, 2017

Eugene OR


Visitor Studies Association

July 18-22, 2017

Columbus, OH


Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC)

October 21-24, 2017

San Jose, CA

Proposal deadline: December 16, 2016.

 

ARCS Biennial Conference

November 1-5, 2017

Vancouver BC, Canada


Museum Trustee Association Fall 2017 Trustee/Director Forum

November 3, 2017

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA


 

Workshops and Seminars


Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Digital Preservation: Planning and Collaboration for Smaller Institutions

December 16, 2016

Philadelphia, PA


Society of American Archivists

Digital Archives and Libraries

January 25, 2017

Tempe AZ


American Association for State and Local History Workshop

Focusing on Visitors: Public Programming and Exhibits at History Institutions

March 30-31, 2017

Atlanta, GA

This workshop provides a broad overview of public programming and exhibits with a focus on active learning. Seasoned educators will direct conversations about museum education and the role of museum educators.  Through interactive activities and case studies, participants will gain knowledge and tools for a wide range of relevant topics, including 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.


Getty Conservation Institute

Managing Collection Environments:  Preserving Collections in the Age of Sustainability

March 2017-July 2017

This three-phase course, which includes online activities, an intensive workshop, and a period of distance mentoring, aims to disseminate recent research and thinking on technical aspects of environmental management while enhancing participants’ critical thinking and analysis to different kinds of information, and enhance their decision-making and influence within institutional frameworks. The course intends to provide up-to-date knowledge on technical advances, practical implementation, and decision-making skills for collection preservation.


American Association for State and Local History

Project Management for History Professionals

March 8-9, 2017

Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, TX

Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this workshop, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Instruction will cover all of the details in the four steps to successful project management.


American Association for State and Local History Workshop

Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

April 7-8, 2017

Portsmouth, NH

This workshop focuses on the unique needs, management, and interpretation of historic houses. With a focus on historic house museums, topics covered include collections care, types of research appropriate for historic house museums, exhibition development, interpretive tours, volunteers, and building and landscape maintenance. 



On-Line Classes and Webinars                           


American Association for State and Local History Webinar

Accessibility and Inclusivity at Museums and Historic Sites 

November 29, 2016, 3-4:15pm (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar

Writing a Disaster Plan

December 1 & 15, 2016, 2 p.m. (ET)  


Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar

Caring for Framed Collections

December 7, 2016, 2 p.m. (ET)


Connecting to Collections Care Online Community Webinar

December 8, 2016, 2-3:30 (ET)
Free

American Alliance of Museums Webinar

Getting Started on Collections Storage

December 7, 2016, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (ET)

In this webinar, expert practitioners explore the fundamentals to collection storage that are critical for successful stewardship. 

Sign up to be a Watch and Talk location by November 18.


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

What’s in Your Archives: Collections Care and Identification  

December 10, 2016, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


American Alliance of Museums Webinar

Getting Started on Collections Planning

 December 14, 2016, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (ET)

This webinar provides a basic guide to help your museum create a collections plan, the first step to gaining intellectual control over the collections and ensuring that you have the appropriate staff and resources for collections care. Topics covered include building an intellectual framework, writing the plan itself, the planning process, and the challenges of museum politics—gaining institutional buy-in, negotiating collections-related board and donor issues, building public awareness, saying “no” to unwanted donations, and more. Resource list and scenario planning activities are provided.


iDigBio Symbiota Working Group

Symbiotia Webinar Series: Linking Genetic Data to and from Symbiota portals

December 16, 2016 from 3-4pm ET

An overview of how to add genetic data to records in Symbiota portals and how to use the LinkOut feature in GenBank to link back to these records.


American Association for State and Local History Online Course

Leadership and Administration in History Organizations

January 9-March 6, 2017

This course proposes that museum administration and leadership matter, regardless the size or focus of your organization. Topics include governance and administrative structure, nonprofit status, mission and vision, board and staff responsibilities, the relationship between board and staff, strategic planning, human resource management, and leadership.


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Caring for Textiles

January 11, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Selection For Digitization

January 17, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


American Association for State and Local History Webinar

Social Media 101 for Museums and Historic Sites 

January 17, 2017 from 3-4:15pm (ET)


American Alliance of Museums Webinar

Evaluating Volunteers and the Volunteer Program

January 25, 2017, 2:00-3:30 p.m. (ET)

Evaluation, assessment, and reflection are essential for the success of volunteers and vitality of a museum volunteer program. In this webinar, volunteer managers will explore how assessment processes are incorporated into the volunteer programs at three museums, and will discuss how a related innovative strategy of peer coaching has recently been launched at one organization in an effort to emphasize reflective practice. Particular challenges such as easing veteran volunteers into a new protocol, how to incorporate evaluation and re-training into a well-established program, how managers address diverse opinions and reactions to evaluation, and how to handle an evaluation that is less than glowing will also be discussed. Explored strategies will be relative to small, mid-sized, and large museums.

Sign up to be a Watch and Talk location by January 13, 2017


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Environmental Monitoring

February 8, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Caring for Architectural Records

February 15, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Assessing Your Digital Preservation Readiness

February 21, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Writing Your Preservation Assistance Grant

March 1, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)

Free


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Writing Your Preservation Assistance Grant

March 3, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Free


American Association for State and Local History Online Course

Collections Management

March 20-May 15, 2017

This eight-week course will introduce participants 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.


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Funding and Fundraising

March 21, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Moving And Renovating: Collection Concerns

March 28, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


American Association for State and Local History Online Course

Caring for Museum Collections 

April 3-May 29, 2017


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Caring For Digital Media

April 4, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


American Association for State and Local History Online Course

Project Management for History Professionals

April 10-May 5, 2017

Project Management for History Professionals online course provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this course, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context.


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

What Is Preservation?

April 25, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)

Free


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Assessing Your Preservation Practices

April 26, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)

Free


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Writing A Preservation Plan

April 27, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)

Free


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Coping With Pests And Mold

May 9, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (Nedcc) Webinar

Creating Useful Digital Objects 

May 16, 2017, 2-4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Caring For Scrapbooks

May 23, 2017, 2:00pm – 4 p.m. (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Webinar

Digitizing Scrapbooks

May 24, 2017, 12:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)


Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) Online Course

Preservation 101 

June 1 - August 24, 2017  (10 Sessions)

This comprehensive introduction prepares participants to complete a preservation needs assessment and provides structured guidance on developing an institutional disaster plan. Revised and updated, the course uses the free online version of Preservation 101 as its textbook, adding expanded resources and assignments, interactive discussions, and new content covering audiovisual and digital formats and digital preservation.   Preservation 101 is a hybrid course. A series of ten live webinars builds on self-paced study through assigned readings. Feedback will be provided by the instructor. The webinars are interactive, and are supported by NEDCC’s Preservation 101 Education Classroom. Participants will have access to webinar recordings, readings, and additional resources, and can communicate with the instructor and fellow participants.  

Class Dates: June 1, 2017, June 8, 2017, June 15, 2017, June 29, 2017, July 6, 2017, July 13, 2017, July 20, 2017, August 3, 2017, August 10, 2017, August 24, 2017.   Meeting times are 2pm-4pm ET



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