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WEBINARS
    

Conserv Webinar
Water Incidents: Initial Response

November 28, 2022, 11:00 a.m. (CT)
A water incident has occurred. What do you do? Featuring Rebecca Kennedy, Curae Collections Care LLC

Artwork Archive
Planning your Art Shows: Strategies for Success from Start to Finish

November 29, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)  
Includes handling artist submissions and review committees, juggling multiple galleries/rotating schedules, and youth art shows. 

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Webinar
Where Have All the Volunteers Gone? Post-Pandemic Volunteer Recruitment 

November 29, 2022, 11:00 a.m. (AZ)
The webinar will explore ideas for leveraging partnerships in your community and highlight potential new avenues to increase the visibility of your organization and raise the profile of volunteering in your community. 

Rachel Christine Woody Webinar
Burnt Out in Glam World (How to Build Resilience in Survival Mode)

December 1, 2022, 1:00 p.m. (AZ)
This webinar will focus on the challenges we're facing in our field and beyond, and outline strategies to help us build up resilience while in chronic survival mode.

Open Copyright Education Advisory Network (OCEAN) Discussion Sessions 
The Internet Archive Case Update and Discussion about Controlled Digital Lending
December 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m. (ET)

Artwork Archive Webinar
Preserving Black Artists' Legacies

December 6, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
In this webinar Black artists will talk about building their legacies and an art institution dedicated to collecting and sharing those narratives. Panelists Manuelita Brown, Keasha Dumas Heath, and Charly Palmer will share how they are thinking about their legacies–how they want to be remembered and how they are documenting and sharing their work.

MuseumExpert.org and the Oklahoma Museums Association
Building Community in the Museum Workplace (And Why It's More Important Than Ever)

December 6, 2022, 1:00 p.m. (AZ)
This webinar will examine how building community within museums can help staff members navigate a changing world of work and increase their museum’s capacity to serve its external communities. No matter your position, you will learn the true meaning of community and be inspired to look at your work in a whole new light.

American Alliance of Museums Independent Museum Professionals (IMP) Network Webinar
Agents of Change - Power Points: Leveraging Change in Client Organizations

December 7, 2022, 2:00 p.m. (ET)
This IMP webinar will explore three kinds of leverage that IMPs can employ to assist clients as they move forward. One point of leverage lies within the governing body of the institution. A second point of leverage is recognizing professional standards. And a third employs conversation and training to prepare and mobilize staff and volunteers. The webinar will feature three panelists, each of whom will address the challenges of overcoming resistance and promoting needed changes in client organizations.

Texas Historical Commission Webinar
Leveraging Federal Resources to Improve Museum Security and Resilience

December 8, 2022 9:00 a.m. (AZ)
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) leads the national effort to understand, manage, and reduce risk to our cyber and physical infrastructure. Lee Otten, CISA's Protective Security Advisor (PSA) for Central Texas, will provide a brief overview of the various no-cost resources available to assist with improving security and resilience at your museum or organization. CISA's free resources, analyses, and tools are available to help build and maintain cyber, communications, and physical security and resilience.

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association Town Hall Webinar
Sharing Stories: Native American Artists and the Creative Economy

December 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m. (AZ)
Explore the diversity and the promise of the role the arts play in tourism and cultural and economic development. Hear from arts leaders representing some of the best tribal and Native arts programs led by American Indian, Alaska Native and Hawaiian communities.

Northeast Document Conservation Center Webinar
Strategies for Oversized Collections

December 13, 2022, 12:30 p.m. (ET)
This webinar instructs participants on good practices for caring for oversized materials in their collections, including those made of paper (e.g. posters, maps, large books, architectural plans) and textiles (e.g. flags, quilts). Storage and handling methods will be covered in detail. 

American Association of Museum Volunteers
Tough Topic Discussion: DEAI and Volunteer Programs

January 25 , 2022, 10:00 a.m. (AZ)  
Tough Topic discussions are moderated discussions about difficult topics in volunteer management. This session will center on DEAI and volunteer programs. Sessions are not recorded and all participants are asked to keep details confidential to allow everyone to share openly.


CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
Conference On The Creative Economy

November 30 - December 1, 2022

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists
2022 Virtual Conference: Sustainability360.

December 5, 7, and 9, 2022

American Association for State and Local History Workshop 
Examining Your Organization's Origin Story with the Institutional Genealogy Framework

January 26 - 27, 2023
This workshop will offer participants practical tools and facilitated group discussions to support museums and heritage organizations in applying the institutional genealogy framework as a generative, action-oriented, and inquiry-driven method for re-examining their past. Participants will leave with key questions and takeaway tools for positioning newfound awareness of the past as the basis for equity and inclusion actions that respond to institutional legacies.

Arizona Archives Summit
February 2-3, 2023
Hayden Library, ASU (Tempe) and Virtual

Building Museums 2023
March 12-14, 2023
Omni Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia

National Council for History Education Annual Conference
March 23-25, 2023
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, Salt Lake City UT 

American Association for State and Local History Workshop
Reimagining the Historic House Museum

April 1, 2023
The Gamble House, Pasadena CA
Includes an 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 the participants’ house museum. 

International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection (IFCPP)
Annual Conference

May 6-10, 2023
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel, St. Petersburg FL  

American Association for State and Local History Workshop
Project Management for History Professionals

June 5-6, 2023
Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids MI
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
Reimagining the Historic House Museum

June 22, 2023
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, Lancaster OH
Includes an 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 the participants’ house museum.  

American Association for State and Local History
2023 Annual Meeting

September 6-9, 2023
Boise ID

 

COURSES   

American Association for State and Local History Online Courses
January 9 - February 5, 2023: Introduction to Financial Management  
January 9 - February 12, 2023: Basics of Archives 
January 9 - March 5: Collections Management 
January 9 - March 5: Developing Exhibitions: Design 
January 9 - March 5: Museum Education and Outreach  

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) Online Course
Museum Collections Documentation and Data Cleaning

Provides essential museum documentation information for museum staff with all levels of knowledge. It begins with an introductory overview and ends with specific documentation issues. Learners can take the modules in order or choose a module or two that fits their needs.
(On demand)

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) Online Course
Preservation Housekeeping for Heritage Sites and Small Museums

Covers guidelines, best practices and resources for the regular upkeep of historic interiors and exteriors as well as the contents of historic buildings. This one- to two-hour self-paced course has been designed for those who work or volunteer in small museums or heritage sites and who have little to no training in conservation.
(On demand)



Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

azmuseums@gmail.com

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