Museum Association of Arizona





The Small Museum Association
February 17-19, 2019  
The Hotel, College Park, MD

The Building Museums Symposium  
February 27- March 1, 2019
New York NY

ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation 
Annual Forum on Nonprofit Effectiveness 
March 1, 2019 
Tucson Convention Center (Tucson AZ)

Museum Association of Arizona
March 18, 2019
Arizona History Museum, Tucson AZ

Legal Issues In Museum Administration
March 20-22, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Museum Trustee Association Spring Forum
March 28, 2019
Heard Museum, Phoenix AZ

National Council on Public History
March 27-30, 2019
Hartford CT

April 11-13, 2019

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

Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums  
June 8-12, 2019
Sainte-Marie among the Hurons,Midland, Ontario

Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference
June 10-12, 2019
Yale University, New Haven CT 

2019 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
June 12-14, 2019
Hassayampa Inn, Prescott, Arizona

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries 
June 27-30, 2019
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 

Visitor Studies Association 
July 10-13, 2019
Detroit MI

Society of American Archivists 
July 31-August 6, 2019
Austin TX

American Association for State and Local History
August 28-31, 2019
Philadelphia PA

Western Museums Association
October 4-7, 2019
Boise ID

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS)
November 7-9, 2019
Philadephia PA

2019 National Humanities Conference 
November 7-10, 2019
Honolulu HA

National Association for Interpretation
November 12-16, 2019
Denver CO

Workshops and Seminars

Arizona Archives Summit
January 24-25, 2019
Tempe History Museum, Tempe AZ

International ICOM Committee for Architecture and Museum Techniques (ICAMT) Workshop

January 28 – February 1, 2019
Milan, Italy

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.  

Central Arizona Museum Association (CAMA)
February 13, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix) 

Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
Integrated Pest Management for Heritage Preservation Professionals Workshop 
February 28 – March 1, 2019
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art  
This workshop will introduce participants to multiple aspects of IPM: policy and procedure; preventing infestation; trapping and monitoring; remedial treatment; basic pest identification. It is designed for staff at institutions which need to establish or improve an IPM program but would be useful for anyone wanting to refresh basic IPM knowledge. Familiarity with concepts will be developed through a combination of lectures, discussions and hands-on exercises.

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts 
Mechanics of Paper: Progress and Preservation
March 7, 2019
Philadelphia PA 

Central Arizona Museum Association (CAMA)
Interpretive Storytelling/ Education
March 13, 2019 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m
Located to be determined

American Association for State and Local History 
Collections Camp: Textiles
April 1-2, 2019
Hartford CT

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Virginia Association of Museums 
Introduction to Collections Care
April 10, 2019
Richmond VA

Central Arizona Museum Association (CAMA)
Business Meeting and Elections
April 10, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Scottsdale Museum of the West (Scottsdale)

American Association for State and Local History
Exhibit Makeovers
April 29-30, 2019
Denver, CO

American Association for State and Local History
Collections Management and Practices
June 3-4, 2019
Charleston, SC

American Association for State and Local History
Project Management for History Professionals
Butterworth Center, Moline IL
May 20-21, 2019
Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this workshop, participants 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
Creating Programs for Teachers and Students
June 24-25, 2019
Austin, TX
Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum education and programming needed to create engaging, educational, and successful educational programming for students and teachers. Learn how to craft on site and outreach programming that is meaningful to the education community. 

On-Line Classes and Webinars     

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Digital Preservation: Concepts and Standards
January 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Lyrassis Webinar
Digitization for Small Institutions
January 16 and 17, 2019 
This four-hour, live online class held over two days will introduce small institutions to digitization basics.  

Connecting to Collections Care Webinar
Demystifying Silica Gel for Effective Microclimates
January 22, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Not all silica gel is created equal.  Whether it comes in sachets, cartridges or loose beads, the manner in which it is installed and cared for will greatly affect its efficacy. This webinar will focus on understanding the different types of gel, why it matters which you use, and how to calculate appropriate amounts for use in a vitrine or storage cabinet. 

Grant Station Webinar
Is Your Organization Grant Ready?
January 24, 2019

American Association for State and Local History Online Course
Leadership and Administration for History Organizations

February 4-March 29, 2019
This online course 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 Course
Archives 101
February 4-March 29, 2019
The recently 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.

Grant Station Webinar 
Grantwriting 101
February 7, 2019

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Ingest and Care of Born-digital Collections
February 7, 201912:30pm – 1:30pm (ET)  

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Caring for Framed Collections 

February 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Grant Station Webinar
Logic Models: More than Just Extra Work!
February 21, 2019

Amigos Online Conference
Open Doors: Reaching Underserved Populations
February 28, 2019

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
How to Interpret Your Environmental Data
March 5, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Writing a Disaster Plan
March 12 and 26. 2019 (2 Sessions)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
In Perpetuity: Tips for Municipal Clerks and Government Agencies
March 19, 2019, 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Writing a Preservation Plan 

March 29, 2019, 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Caring for Photographic Collections 

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

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections
April  18 - June 27, 2019 (10 sessions)

Northeast Document Conservation Center FREE Webinar
Writing Grants for Audio Preservation and Reformatting 

April 22, 2019  

Northeast Document Conservation Center FREE Webinar
Long-term Preservation for Early Record Books 

April 25, 2019 

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Salvaging Damaged Book, Paper, and AV Collections
May 7, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Creating Long-lasting Digital Prints
May 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Exhibiting Your Collections 

May 21, 2019, 2:00 p.m. (ET)


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