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September 21, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Bay Model Wants You!!!  External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Become part of Sausalito?s very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you! Greet visitors, lead tours, work with school groups, and more! Come and be a part of one of the largest working hydraulic models in existence. Join us for a brief orientation! Contact Park Ranger Joanne Jarvis 415.289.3027 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
12:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Ales, Arts and Autos
Gulfport, Mississippi
Venue: The showroom (beer tasting), the grounds (artists) and the street in front (cars).
Local craft brewers, artists and cars join together for a community festival to support a local non-profit, the Tired Dog Rescue.
Free for festival however tickets will be sold for the beer tasting.
For more information, please call 228-864-9082 or email 228_hans@att.net.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
John Reber, the Man with Grand Ideas External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Back in the 1940s, John Reber would look out over the San Francisco Bay and visualize a massive civil works project of dams and locks to harvest fresh drinking water, and barriers that would support railway systems and a highway. His intention was to improve the quality of life for Bay Area business and residential communities. The Bay Model was constructed by the USACE to test the Reber Plan. What were the results? Find out more by joining Ranger Linda for a stroll around the bay (model).
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Longleaf Pine Basket Weaving Workshop External Event Page
Newport News, Virginia
In this basket weaving workshop, you'll learn how to weave baskets from the needles of the Longleaf pine, a tree once common in Virginia and long prized for its utility in shipbuilding.
$10 for Members; $20 for guests
For more information, please call 757-596-2222 or email marketing@marinersmuseum.org.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Bands Brews & BBQ at the Barns Festival External Event Page
Seaford, Delaware
SAVE the date and please join us for another great Bands Brews & BBQ at the Barns Festival.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Medical Museum Science Cafe': African American Doctors of World War I External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
In World War I, 104 African American doctors joined the U.S. Army to care for the 40,000 men of the 92nd and 93rd Divisions, the Army's only black combat units. Join W. Douglas Fisher and Joann H. Buckley as they introduce several of these individuals and discuss their early years, education and war experiences, as well as their careers in the black communities of early 20th century America. FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.
FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil .
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Kip Evans: Mission Blue - American Cetacean Society External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Mission Blue is an initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance (SEA) to ignite public support for the protection of Hope Spots - special places that are vital to the health of the ocean, the blue heart of our planet. From the seamounts of the high seas to the shallow sunlit reefs, Mission Blue seeks to bring about a significant increase in ocean protection from less than four percent today to 20% by the year 2020. ///// As Director of Photography and Expeditions, Kip manages SEA's image database, expedition planning and documentary production. He is an active participant in nearly every SEA expedition, functioning as producer, director and chief cinematographer for all content. Kip's eye for great images is constantly sought by the team to ensure the most compelling and effective messaging and storytelling. He is also a Google Ocean Partner and has authored numerous postings throughout the "Explore the Ocean" layer in Google Earth. He joined the SEA in 2008 as its lead consultant for technology and expeditions. ///// Kip's images have been widely published in books, exhibits, advertisements and magazines worldwide, including National Geographic Magazine, Patagonia, Outside, Sea and Coastal Living to name a few. During the past several years he has been on contract with National Geographic to provide photographic support to the California Education and the Environment Initiative, a state-mandated program designed for California?s K-12 education system. ///// Currently Kip is focusing his attention towards highlighting marine protected areas both in California and throughout the world. His documentary, Isla Holbox "Whale Shark Island," won "best non-broadcast documentary" at the 2010 BLUE Film Festival held in Monterey, California. Produced in the spring of 2010, "A Wave of Change" - Central Coast Marine Protected Areas, is Kip's latest environmental film. ///// Kip graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1990, with a degree in Environmental/Marine Studies. In addition to his work in the oceans
$5 Donation goes toward Student Research Grants
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Bay Day External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Don't be fooled by the bridges, levees, and city skylines; the Bay is wild and alive. In fact, it's the largest and most ecologically important estuary on the west coast. When we take one day each year to celebrate this amazing natural resource, the movement to preserve and protect it for future generations grows stronger. Bay Day is like Earth Day?for San Francisco Bay. It is one official day every year for the entire Bay Area to come together and celebrate the Bay. Save the Bay has declared Oct. 7, 2017 as Bay Day. In preparation for celebrations around the Bay partners of the Bay Model F.L.O.W. - For the Love of Water & (Wildlife) will be hosting various activities to bring a deeper love and an appreciation of this precious natural resource.
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
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.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Dinosaur Model Making 101 External Event Page
Marble Hill, Missouri
Venue: Bollinger County Museum of Natural History will be open from 12pm-4:30pm
October is International Dinosaur Month. Join us at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill on Saturday, October 7, 2017, as we kick off Dinosaur Days 2017. Brian Phillips will present a workshop on Dinosaur Model Making 101 from 1:00-2:00pm. Phillips will discuss the environment and plant life dinosaurs would have encountered and why the environment was different from now. Different types of dinosaur anatomy will be discussed using pictures of dinosaurs and clay as visual aids in explaining aspects of dinosaur anatomy. All participants will have the opportunity to make and take home a dinosaur model. The dinosaur sculpting program is open to all ages. Learn about prehistoric life in Missouri and across the continent through our dinosaur and ice age exhibits. Children's activities will include a dinosaur scavenger hunt, dinosaur puzzles, games, rubbings, and more!
Admission to Museum: Adults $5 and 17 years and under $2 Dinosaur Model Making 101 is free with your paid admission to museum. Receive a free Missouri dinosaur magnet with your paid admission; while supplies last.
For more information, please call 573-238-1174 or email bcmnh@sbcglobal.net.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scout Day at the Medical Museum External Event Page
Silver Spring, Maryland
Join NMHM for a morning of specialized activities for both Boy and Girl Scouts. Scouts will visit activity stations focused on first aid badge requirements, including triage, outdoor injuries, medical response, first aid kits and emergency responders. This program is free and open to the public! Recommended for all ages.
This program is free and open to the public! Recommended for all ages.
For more information, please call 301-319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil .
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
RECEPTION: Andrew Faulkner Painting: Perspectives Art Exhibition External Event Page
Sausalito, California
With a focus on abstract landscapes and architectural interiors, Andrew Faulkner's vision is heavily influenced by his Northern California surroundings. Born into a family of artists, designers and architecture, Andrew's paintings fuse the structural sensibilities of his architect father and color sense of my interior designer mother. He studied painting at Trinity College with colorist, George Chapman who was a student of Joseph Albers. Artist reception Saturday October 14, 1-3 pm. www.afstudio.com
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Bay Model Wants You!!!  External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Become part of Sausalito's very own attraction known around the world! We have a variety of volunteer positions that are suited for people just like you! Greet visitors, lead tours, work with school groups, and more! Come and be a part of one of the largest working hydraulic models in existence. Join us for a brief orientation! Contact Park Ranger Joanne Jarvis 415.289.3027 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email joanne.jarvis@usace.army.mil.

Exhibitions

Wed, May 27, 2015 - Mon, December 31, 2018
100 Years of Collecting External Event Page
Kinderhook, New York
Venue: CCHS Museum & Library building
Since its founding, Columbia County Historical Society has grown considerably with the acquisition of numerous collections objects, four historic properties, and the development of an active research library. Some of the Historical Society's early acquisitions are on view for the first time in many years; other institutional documents and objects will be on exhibit for the first time. In addition, new acquisitions, old favorites and often overlooked objects will be on display in our recently revitalized gallery spaces. ////// ////// Ongoing during Visitor Hours:see our website.
$5.00 Adults, FREE: Children, Students and CCHS Members
For more information, please call 518-758-9265
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Tour "Banksia" on the 4th Tuesday of every month External Event Page
Aiken, South Carolina
Venue: Banksia Property
Sign up for our tour and find out just how much the wonderful building we know as “Banksia” and the Aiken County Historical Museum has changed in its 85 years. The tour is on the 4th Tuesday, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., and is limited to 15. It is FREE, but you must have a reservation. If you can’t make the tour this month, don’t worry! The tour will be conducted on the 4th Tuesday of every month.
FREE with reservation
For more information, please email lwalker@aikencountysc.gov.
Sun, January 1 - Sun, December 31, 2017
Join us on the 3rd Tuesday for Ms Kathy’s Storytime External Event Page
Augusta, Georgia
Stories, songs, counting and dancing are all a part of Ms. Kathy’s storytime. Join us at 10:30 on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.
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, March 1 - Sat, December 23, 2017
STEM For Beginners is Every Thursday 10 - 11 am. External Event Page
Easton, Massachusetts
Venue: The Children's Museum in Easton is located in the Old Fire Station at 9 Sullivan Avenue in North Eas
It is never too early to start teaching children about the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, also known as STEM. Preschoolers are invited to become young scientists and strengthen STEM skills through hands-on exploration. Come to the Museum on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and join us for STEM for Beginners. The Museum will be exploring different activities each week related to STEM that will encourage children to ask questions, ponder the unknown, and test ideas, giving them an edge up on science-based skills they will encounter later in school. Visit the Museum to learn more about STEM and enhance your child's education. For more information, please feel free to call, (508) 230-3789, or check out our website: www.childrensmuseumineaston.org
STEM For Beginners activities are free with Museum Admission.
For more information, please call 508-230-3789 or email info@childrensmuseumineaston.org.
Tue, August 8 - Sat, September 23, 2017
Movement and Reflection - Art Exhibit External Event Page
Sausalito, California
Sue Gonzalez, a SFAI graduate and resident of Point Reyes Station, paints images of water inspired by Tomales Bay. While some of her paintings refer to specific locations along the bay, Sue is most interested in capturing the emotive qualities of water while she explores patterns of movement, reflection, shadow, and color. Sue will be available at the Bay Model Gallery on August 19th from 11am-3pm. www.suegonzalez.com
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871
Tue, August 29 - Fri, September 29, 2017
SJSU Pictorial Arts Faculty Exhibition External Event Page
San Jose, California
Venue: Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, SJSU Art Building
A special opportunity to view recent works by current faculty in the Pictorial area within the Department of Art and Art History, this exhibition will feature a wide range of media, style, and technique. The artists who will be included in this periodic showing of pictorial faculty work are: Jason Adkins, Gale Antokal, Irene Carvajal, Robert Chiarito, Donald Feasel, Erik Friedman, Patrick Surgalski, and Matthew Taylor. Each of these artists individually has received noteworthy acclaim for his or her works. As a group, they combine significant successes in regional, national, and international exhibitions and museum collections, as well as numerous grants and awards we are delighted to have this opportunity to feature their thoughtfulness creativity, and vision in this special display. //// In conjunction with the opening of this exhibition, the exhibiting artists will provide a walk-through in the Thompson Art Gallery on August 29 from 5-6 pm. This presentation and the following opening reception, held immediately afterward from 6 - 7:30 pm, are free and open to the public.
Free of charge.
For more information, please call 408-924-4330 or email Gallery@sjsu.edu.
Wed, August 30 - Sun, October 15, 2017
Made Masculine & Willie Cole: On Site Exhibitions External Event Page
Durham, New Hampshire
Venue: Paul Creative Arts Center
Two new exhibitions - Made Masculine and Willie Cole: On-Site will be on view at the Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire. ////// Made Masculine; The thirteen contemporary artists in this exhibition accept the framework that masculinity is made, fashioned, and modified generation to generation. Selected works of art explore the artifice of masculinity through themes such as strength, desire, and intimacy while posing the question: What does it mean to be made masculine or to make one's own masculinity? Guest curator, Lisa Crossman, Ph.D., Interim Curator, Fitchburg Art Museum. ////// Willie Cole; This exhibition highlights a body of work by contemporary African-American artist Willie Cole and features 13 artworks, a video, and an installation of a massive chandelier made of recycled water bottles. This traveling exhibition is organized by the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park and is co-curated by the David C. Driskell Center's Deputy Director, Dorit Yaron, and Executive Director, Professor Curlee R. Holton.
Free of charge
For more information, please call 603-862-3712 or email sara.zela@unh.edu.
Sun, September 10 - Sat, November 11, 2017
Remembering: Quilts of Patriotism and Quilts of Valor External Event Page
Montezuma, Kansas
The Stauth Memorial Museum of Montezuma, KS will be hosting a very special exhibit to display quilts that have a patriotic theme or are made from the patriotic colors of Red, White, and Blue. This is 2 exhibits in 1 display. The Quilts of Patriotism portion of the exhibit will be personal patriotic quilts that will be loaned for display in the exhibit. The Quilts of Valor portion of the exhibit will be patriotic quilts that are on display for the exhibit and then donated into the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF). These will be presented to area military service members and veterans who have been "touched by war" at a presentation ceremony on Sunday, November 12th. A Quilts of Valor quilt is a lifetime award to say "thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor" in serving our nation. These quilts are meant to be lifelong heirlooms and all created by volunteers. Hours: Tue -Sat 9-12 1-4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30 closed Monday's & major holidays.
For more information, please call 620-846-2527
Sun, September 10 - Sat, November 11, 2017
Remembering: Quilts of Patriotism and Quilts of Valor External Event Page
Montezuma, Kansas
The Stauth Memorial Museum of Montezuma, KS will be hosting a very special exhibit to display quilts that have a patriotic theme or are made from the patriotic colors of Red, White, and Blue. This is 2 exhibits in 1 display. The Quilts of Patriotism portion of the exhibit will be personal patriotic quilts that will be loaned for display in the exhibit. The Quilts of Valor portion of the exhibit will be patriotic quilts that are on display for the exhibit and then donated into the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF). These will be presented to area military service members and veterans who have been "touched by war" at a presentation ceremony on Sunday, November 12th. A Quilts of Valor quilt is a lifetime award to say "thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor" in serving our nation. These quilts are meant to be lifelong heirlooms and all created by (Kansas) volunteers. If you know of any service men or women who should receive a Quilts of Valor, please contact the Quilts of Valor Foundation website at www.qovf.org for more information or to submit a request
We are expecting many tours for this exhibit so please call in advance for groups of 5 or more! Tours/groups welcome by appointment, contact 620-846-2527 for information or to set up a tour. Business hours for the Stauth Museum, 111 N Aztec Street, Montezuma KS are Tue -Sat 9-12 1-4:30, Sun 1:30-4:30. We are closed on Mondays and all major holidays. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted to help pay for this incredible exhibit!
For more information, please call 620-846-2527 or email stauthm@ucom.net.
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.
Tue, September 26 - Sat, November 11, 2017
Andrew Faulkner Painting: Perspectives - Art Exhibition External Event Page
Sausalito, California
With a focus on abstract landscapes and architectural interiors, Andrew Faulkner's vision is heavily influenced by his Northern California surroundings. Born into a family of artists, designers and architecture, Andrew's paintings fuse the structural sensibilities of his architect father and color sense of my interior designer mother. He studied painting at Trinity College with colorist, George Chapman who was a student of Joseph Albers. Artist reception Saturday October 14, 1-3 pm. www.afstudio.com
Free
For more information, please call 415-332-3871 or email susan@susansearway.com.
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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