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September 22, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Friday, October 6, 2017
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Idaho Association of Museums Fall Workshop Museum Basics: Exhibits & Education External Event Page
Wallace, Idaho
Venue: Wallace District Mining Museum
Museum staff, volunteers, and board members are invited to this one day workshop to connect with colleagues, discuss common concerns within Idaho's museum community, and attend sessions on creating engaging exhibits on a budget, developing meaningful content for visiting students, and extending your educational mission outside of your museum. ​ This workshop is offered immediately in advance of Wallace's "Fall for History Festival." Make plans for a weekend full of historical fun and education
$35 for IAM members, $45 for nonmembers.

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Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Maine Archives and Museums Annual Conference
Cumberland Center, Maine
Venue: to be announced
Maine Archives and Museums holds an annual conference each fall (Oct in 2016) with a day-long slate of listening, learning, networking, and more. The annual meeting of MAM's membership also takes place at the conference each year--this is your chance as a MAM member to vote on new officers or changes in policy, or to address issues that affect the organization and its membership. The conference offers a mixture of sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and a dynamic keynote address that will leave you feeling recharged, connected, and inspired with new ideas to assist you in the care and management of your collecting institution. Details to be announced.
www.mainemuseums.org/Conference
Wed, September 20 - Fri, September 22, 2017
Oklahoma Museums Association Annual Fall Conference for 2017
Lawton, Oklahoma
Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Lawton Fort Sill Convention Center
With over 18 relevant sessions to plan, we want your input! The theme of the 2017 conference is Museums as Community Catalysts. You can submit a session proposal below or you can email us at info@okmuseums.org and let us know what topics you are interested in having presented! Either way, the conference is about you – our Oklahoma museum professionals – and having your input on the 2017 conference will make it even more powerful and meaningful.
Wed, September 20 - Sat, September 23, 2017
Western Museums Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting External Event Page
Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Western Museums Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Alberta Museums Association will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on September 20-23, 2017. The theme of the 2017 Annual Meeting is UNITE, and will focus on the ways museums can demonstrate courageous leadership, undertake controversial projects, and make a positive impact in their communities. The Western Museums Association’s (WMA) Annual Meeting is known as a premier venue for those who work in the museum industry to exchange ideas and best practices, network with colleagues, and learn from each other by attending valuable sessions. Attendees come away inspired and energized about their profession. Upon returning home, they seek out opportunities to grow and further the creative culture that is the foundation of our society.
For more information, please call 707-433-4701 or email wma@westmuse.org.
Wed, September 27 - Fri, September 29, 2017
Minnesota Association of Museums 2017 Annual Conference External Event Page
Ely , Minnesota
We're bringing museums together: Museums make Minnesota a better place to live, learn, and work. The Minnesota Association of Museums is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide a network and forum for individuals who work in and with museums throughout the state. MAM offers a framework for cooperation and communication among the state’s museums, giving members the opportunity to meet and share resources with colleagues from throughout Minnesota
Wed, September 27 - Sat, September 30, 2017
2017 Museums Alaska: Social Discourse: Responding to Our Communities External Event Page
Anchorage, Alaska
How can museums be a safe space for expression and social discourse? As museums, we aim to be inclusive, to encourage dialogue, and to support our communities. As our communities’ needs change, how do we respond and stay relevant? Given this current political and economic landscape, the museum’s role as educator, mediator, and possible agitator becomes all the more important. Should museums remain neutral? How can we responsibly encourage these important conversations through our programming, exhibits and outreach?
Wed, October 4 - Sun, October 8, 2017
2017 Oral History Association Annual Meeting External Event Page
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Venue: Hilton Minneapolis Hotel
Make plans to attend the 2017 OHA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The annual meeting attracts a broad range of people and features the best work in the field. The meeting enables students and both emerging and established scholars to network and learn valuable skills. The theme for 2017 is Engaging Audiences: Oral History and the Public.
Mon, October 9 - Thu, October 12, 2017
2017 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums External Event Page
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Venue: Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa
Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums' conferences represent the world's largest and most significant gatherings of people dedicated to sustaining and advancing indigenous cultures. With a reputation for providing the very best in programming, as well as serving as an essential forum for the advancement of issues important to archives, libraries, museums, language programs, and historical preservation offices, ATALM conferences attract capacity audiences each year.
For more information, please email atalminfo@gmail.com.
Wed, October 11 - Fri, October 13, 2017
Utah 2107 Annual Conference - Community Impact External Event Page
Vernal, Utah
Venue: Uintah Conference Center
What is the impact of your museum? There are various kinds of impact - social, community, economic, collective - and each is a testament to the relevance and necessity of museums in Utah's cultural landscape. Amid the diversions and distractions of modern society and technology, we are committed to connecting individuals with deeper moments of learning, appreciation, and clarity. To continue this work we need support, resources, and focus. It is imperative that we not only understand the impact of our organization, but how that impact can become a powerful advocacy tool in furthering a museum's mission and goals.
For more information, please email info@utahmuseums.org.
Sun, October 15 - Thu, October 19, 2017
2017 Annual Conference Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA) External Event Page
Lakewood, Colorado
Venue: Sheraton Denver West Hotel
Western Altitude; Western Attitude. The Mountain-Plains Museums Association is a regional museum association in the West. Founded in 1953, MPMA has been at the forefront of museum professional development in this region. Its professional services and support are provided to museums and museum professionals in these ten states: Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.
Tue, October 17 - Thu, October 19, 2017
ICME 2017 Annual Conference External Event Page
Washington, District of Columbia
Venue: National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution (SI) in Washington, DC
Internationale Committee for Museums of Ethnography is interested in how your museum or research is addressing historical and contemporary concerns related to Migration, Home, and Belonging. We are sending a wide call for papers, which can relate to the theme in a myriad of ways. Abstracts can outline how diverse audiences are making the museum a ‘home’ and how the museum facilitates them finding a sense of ‘belonging’ to their sites. Alternatively abstracts could discuss historical work on collections and consider ‘migration’ from the perspective of object biographies.
Tue, October 17 - Thu, October 19, 2017
2017 Annual Conference for Michigan Museum Association External Event Page
Lansing, Michigan
Venue: Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol.
Sharing our Stories: The Role of Michigan Museums. For museum professionals, that question has an obvious answer. We are the stewards of the stories of our communities. From the objects we collect and preserve to our exhibits and programs; from the sense of place we provide and the tourism we drive— of course that is important. Of course museums are important. But that value is not always as obvious to those outside the field on whom we rely for support: our governments, our funders, and even to our visitors and communities. We need to tell our own story as well. We need to talk about how we are serving and who we are serving. In an ever-changing and unpredictable world, now is the time to emphasize our role. By preserving and sharing stories, museums advocate for the communities we represent. By sharing the stories of museums, we demonstrate our value to those we serve. Stories spark curiosity, inspire creativity, and build bridges. What are the stories of your museum? What are the stories of the Michigan museum community? The Michigan Museums Association (MMA) is now accepting session proposals for the 2017 conference. Together, let’s galvanize the role of Michigan’s museums
For more information, please email lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org.
Wed, October 18 - Fri, October 20, 2017
2017 Illinois Association of Museums Annual Conference External Event Page
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Venue: Cedarhurst Center for the Arts and the Jefferson County Historical Village will host our conference.
Make plans now to attend the IAM Annual Conference in beautiful Mt. Vernon in the heart of Southern Illinois! Cedarhurst Center for the Arts and the Jefferson County Historical Village will host our conference. Cedarhurst is best known for its significant collection of late 19th and early 20th century American paintings, exhibitions featuring regional and international artists, a 90 acre sculpture park, and an annual Art & Craft Fair held the weekend after Labor Day. The campus is stunning and features the Mitchell Museum building, 33,000-square-foot cultural center. If you've never been there, you are missing something spectacular! The Jefferson County Museum and the Village with its buildings and their contents, reflect life in Jefferson County from the mid 19th century to more recent years. Among the furnished buildings one finds homes of the 19th century, a one-room school, a log church and log jail, operating blacksmith and print shops, and merchandise in the general store. WE HOPE YOU WILL ATTEND!!!
Thu, October 19 - Sat, October 21, 2017
2017 MAAM Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh External Event Page
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Venue: Pittsburgh, Pa
Mark your calendars for the MAAM annual meeting to be held in Pittsburgh from October 19-21, 2017. Focused on the continuing MAAM theme to push the envelope, “Making Museums Matter: From Advocacy to Action” will address the centrality of audience and communities to the success of our institutions during changing times. Pittsburgh’s renaissance from a rust-belt city to an urban center of thriving ethnic neighborhoods, progressive philanthropy, “good eats,” and great museums and cultural institutions, is the perfect setting to enter into conversation and debate about the challenges and opportunities of the coming months. Watch the MAAM website early this spring for a call for session proposals for the conference in Pittsburgh. MAAM turns 70 in Pittsburgh, so there will be plenty to celebrate and reflect upon during this landmark conference.
Sat, October 21 - Tue, October 24, 2017
2017 Association of Science-Technology Centers Annual Conference External Event Page
San Jose, California
Venue: San Jose Convention Center
Make plans to attend the 2017 ASTC Annual Conference October 21–24 in San Jose, California, hosted by The Tech Museum of Innovation.

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