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Digital Empowerment Project FREE Webinars
Module 9: Social Media

This module will cover common social media sites, and how they appeal to different audiences. Learn about common social media channels including user demographics and functions for each channel, how to set up pages as well as available options for nonprofits that encourage inclusivity, and the best practices approach for institutions without a dedicated social media manager.
December 2, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET) Intro Session: Get Inspired
December 9, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET) Technical Workshop 1: Building a Simple Social Media Strategy
December 14, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET)  Technical Workshop 2:  Time-Saving Social Media Tools & Cross-Channel Integration
December 16, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET)  Tech Workshop 3:  Creating Engaging Social Media Campaigns

Strengthening Museums: Findings from the IMLS Report: Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment of Museum Capacity Building Programs
December 1, 2021, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Presenters from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Partners for Public Good (PPG) will discuss the findings from their recent Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment of Museum Capacity Building Programs report. 

American Association for State and Local History Book Talk
Page Harrington, Interpreting the Legacy of Women's Suffrage at Museums and Historic Sites

December 7, 2021, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Page Harrington, former executive director of the National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument will share resources from her new AASLH book Interpreting the Legacy of Women’s Suffrage at Museums and Historic Sites.

Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC) FREE Webinar
Dreaming of a New Collections Management System

December 7, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (ET)  
In Episode 9 of the webinar series Collector Systems will show how change is possible through their API, No-Code/Low-Code programming initiative, import/export, CMS notifications, and many other new capabilities.

Arizona Preservation Foundation Webinar
Uncovering & Celebrating LGBTQ2S+ History in Arizona

December 8, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A panel of historians and preservation advocates who have been working with LGBTQ2S+ communities in California, Utah, and Arizona will provide user-friendly documents and tools that they used to record the histories of these communities. Q&A to follow to discuss how these lessons can be applied to telling the stories important to LGBTQ2S+ communities across the state. Attendees will help us build a list of places significant for their association with LGBTQ2S+ history that will be publicly available.

Collections Care and Conservation Alliance Webinar
The Art of Deaccessioning: tools and resources  

December 9, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
This online webinar will cover the best practices and strategies related to the practice of deaccessioning in small institutions. Participants will receive guidelines and resources that will help facilitate a process that will benefit their organization as well as maintain all legal and ethical obligations.  

Connecting2Collections Community FREE Webinar
New Tools of the Trade Assisting cultural heritage institutions perform their daily work

December 14, 2021, 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Lesley A. Langa, PhD, of NovaKultura Consulting, Kate McEnroe, Associate Conservator of Archaeological Materials at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and Anne Kingery-Schwartz, Principal Objects Conservator, Kingery Conservation LLC will provide an overview of two distinct measurement tools they have developed to assist small and medium-sized cultural heritage institutions perform their daily work.

Lucidea FREE Webinar
Create a Museum Digital Project Workflow that Works

December 15, 2021, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
In this webinar, presenter Rachael Cristine Woody will address workflow elements, testing, and refinement, and offer advice on how to create and manage foolproof workflows that lead to success

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.


Amigos Conference
Facing the Future of Resource Sharing

December 8, 2021

Heritage Collections Management 2022
February 3, 2022    
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.

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


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



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