Museum Association of Arizona

 

CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES

 

Conferences

American Association for State and Local History

September 26-29, 2018

Kansas City MO


CIDOC (ICOM Committee for Documentation)

September 29-October 4, 2018

Heraklion CRETE


Arizona SciTech Festival Kick-Off Conference: Community Stakeholder Summit
October 3 2018 
Mesa Arts Center, Mesa AZ


Australian Registrars Committee Conference: Duration and Dimension

October 3 - 5, 2018 

Melbourne, Australia


2018 Visitor Experience Conference 
October 7-9, 2018
San Antonio, TX


Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries and Museums (ATALM)
October 8-11, 2018
Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel, Prior Lake MN


International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection 
October 13-17, 2018
San Simeon CA


Digital Preservation 2018

October 15-18. 2018

Henderson NV

Digital Directions:  Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections  
October 15-16, 2018 - 
Atlanta, Georgia  

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

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

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


Workshops and Seminars

American Alliance for State and Local History Workshop
Reinventing the Historic House Museum  

October 12, 2018
Glessner House Museum, Chicago, IL
Historic house museums face numerous challenges but figuring out which ones are serious or benign, urgent or important, temporary or long-term, isn’t easy. Max van Balgooy will present his analysis of the most important Opportunities and Threats facing historic sites in America based on the latest social and economic research, with a discussion on how they may relate to your house museum.

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.  


On-Line Classes and Webinars   

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Leadership and Administration in History Organizations
September 17 – November 12, 2018
Covers 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.American Association for State and Local History

Online Conference
September 27-28, 2018
FREE for MAA Members (Access information will be send by mid-September)

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Museum Education and Outreach  
October 8- December 3, 2018
Facilitate visitors’ meaningful and memorable experiences in the informal environments of museums.

Connecting to Collections Webinar
Feathers On and Off the Bird: Documenting and Caring for Featherwork
October 11, 2018, 2:00-3:30 (ET)
This webinar will include a discussion about the ways feathers are artistically and culturally manipulated, the influence of coloration and display lighting on feather preservation, as well as providing a review of display, cleaning and pest eradication methods recommended for feathers. And, we will also discuss the documentation necessary for the shipping of feathers.

Association for State and Local History Online Course
Project Management for History Professionals 
October 15 - November 9, 2018  

Association for State and Local History Online Course
Basics of Archives
October 15 – November 6, 2018

Wisconsin Historical SocietyWebinar
Clues in the Dress:  Dating Photographs from Clothing
October 17, 1:30 pm CST
Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society, will provide you ways to date photographs by illustrating ways to date the clothing in the images.  She will cover men's clothing as portrayed in photographs from the 1840s to the first decade of the 20th century and women's clothing through the 1930s.
 

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

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.

Wisconsin Historical Society Webinar
Dealing with Digital Data
October 31, 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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