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Museum Conferences

Wed, January 23 - Fri, January 25, 2019
Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries 2019 Conference External Event Page
Atlanta, Georgia
Venue: The Georgian Terrace Hotel
The 2019 Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries Annual Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on January 23–25, 2019. More detailed information will be posted as it becomes available.
Thu, February 7 - Sat, February 9, 2019
California Association of Museums 2019 Conference External Event Page
San Francisco, California
Venue: Hilton PARC 55
Changing the Narrative: People and communities use narrative–stories built around core values–to understand the world and their place in it. As narratives become more inclusive and encompass a broader range of perspectives, museums are looking for ways to deliver these new stories to provide a narrative that represents as many voices as possible. Museums are working to change the narrative around their collections in order to fulfill their responsibility to better serve the public. The 2019 CAM conference will take place at the Parc 55 hotel in downtown San Francisco. The hotel is adjacent to the Powell St. BART station and within walking distance to 11 museums. Many conference activities will take place at the hotel’s 4th floor meeting space. There are also abundant public transit options to points throughout the SF Bay Area via MUNI and BART near the hotel.
For more information, please email admin@calmuseums.org.
Fri, February 15 - Sat, March 30, 2019
Mississippi Museums Association’s 2019 Annual Conference  External Event Page
Meridian, Mississippi
Venue: Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum, Meridian, 2019
Annual Conference and Meeting – Held each February/March, the annual meeting provides networking opportunities, learn about the value of museums and informative workshops. PLEASE CHECK THE ASSOCIATION WEBSITE FOR A FINAL DATE.
Sun, February 17 - Tue, February 19, 2019
Small Museum Association 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
College Park, Maryland
Venue: The Hotel at the University of MD
Thank you for your interest in the 35th Annual Small Museum Association Conference on February 17 – 19, 2019. This year our theme is Agents of Change: Leadership in Small Museums and we want to help put your business and organization on the map to small museums and professionals in the field who could use your resources to assist them in navigating a variety of situations and budgets.
For more information, please email conference@smallmuseum.org .
Sun, February 24 - Tue, February 26, 2019
Alabama Museums Association 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Montgomery, Alabama
Venue: Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Montgomery
Telling Our Stories: The 2019 Annual Meeting is happening February 24-26 in Montgomery, but start planning now! Share your work and ideas with us! Start planning your trip! The host hotel is the Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Montgomery. Rooms are $109 plus taxes/per night.
Sun, February 24 - Thu, February 28, 2019
Public Land Alliance 2019 Conference and Trade Show External Event Page
Denver, Colorado
Venue: Denver - Sheraton Denver Downtown
We invite you to join us in Denver, CO, this February 24 - February 28, 2019, for a week's worth of learning and connecting with the public lands community. This annual gathering brings together public land nonprofits and land management agency representatives for shared learning experiences, high-level discussions, and opportunities to build relationships with those in the public lands industry. Note: Exhibitors Sold Out
For more information, please call 301-946-9475
Fri, March 8 - Sun, March 10, 2019
Museum Association of Montana's 50th Annual Conference.  External Event Page
Helena, Montana
Venue: Radisson Colonial Hotel
Community and Collaboration: MAM will hosts an annual conference for 2019 to benefit Museums across the state of Montana with valuable information dedicated just towards Museums. From a quarterly newsletter, to technical workshops, annual awards, conference scholarships and more, the Museums Association of Montana is dedicated to providing you with up-to-date information by keeping you informed.
Wed, March 20 - Fri, March 22, 2019
Tennessee Association of Museums 2019 Conference  External Event Page
Clarksville, Tennessee
Venue: The Riverview Inn
Community engagement is not a new topic for museums. John Cotton Dana wrote over 100 years ago that “Learn what aid the community needs: fit the museum to those needs.” (1917). Today, more than ever, museums rely on their local communities as resources vital to the sustainability of our institutions. They provide financial support, volunteer time, rich stories about community history, beautiful art for exhibit installations, and more. This year’s conference will focus on the question: How can museums in Tennessee better cultivate these valuable community resources, connect to new audiences in our backyard, and use them to become more sustainable institutions? ///// In 2019 as TAM gathers near the river in Clarksville, the sessions and evening outings to local museums allow time to discuss issues related to using our local resources to advance our missions within our communities. Get ideas on how to cultivate and connect to your community from the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, Austin Peay State University, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, Historic Collinsville, and the Don F. Pratt Museum at Fort Campbell. Connecting to community is critical for sustainability for cultural institutions. Let’s gather in Clarksville as a museum community to share successes, learn from failures, and gain valuable information on how to make our institutions critical community assets.
Wed, March 20 - Fri, March 22, 2019
South Carolina Federation of Museums 2019 Conference External Event Page
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The location for the 2019 Conference is Horry County, SC. Please contact the Association for more details. /// We invite you to consider supporting SCFM’s annual conference. Your support of our conference allows us to grow the organization and promote strong relationships between SC museums and other cultural institutions within SCFM. We have several opportunities for you to consider listed below that help make our conference a success. If you cannot pledge the full amount to a sponsorship, we would gladly accept a partial sponsorship for the opportunity in which you are interested. You
Sun, March 24 - Mon, March 25, 2019
North Carolina Museums Council 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Asheville, North Carolina
Venue: Asheville, NC
The Conference will be held in Asheville, NC, March 24-25, 2019. Please check the Association website for details.
Tue, March 26 - Thu, March 28, 2019
Arkansas Museums Association 2019 Conference External Event Page
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Venue: Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
The conference theme is Walk the Line. Every day museums and museum professionals "walk the line" - striking a delicate balance between opposing viewpoints and different priorities in a variety of situations. Join us at AMA 2019 in Pine Bluff to explore how you can find balance within your profession and for your institution.
Tue, March 26 - Fri, March 29, 2019
Virginia Association of Museum's 2019 Conference External Event Page
Lynchburg, Virginia
Venue: The Virginian Lynchburg, Curio Collection by Hilton
VAM staff and the board of directors are excited to announce changes coming to VAM's conference plan in 2019. After decades of a traditional conference structure, VAM's 2019 Annual Conference will take a "citywide" approach as we travel to Lynchburg, Virginia. Highlighting a variety of sites in downtown, conference guests will experience sessions, tours, and evening events at such historic sites as the newly restored Academy Center of the Arts as well as Amazement Square, Lynchburg Museums, and more!
Fri, March 29 - Sun, March 31, 2019
West Virginia Association of Museums 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Kingwood, West Virginia
Venue: We will be staying at Camp Dawson Event Center.
Join WVAM as we learn about West Virginia’s military history at Camp Dawson in Kingwood! The conference registration rate for WVAM members is $100 by or on March 15, or $125 after March 15. A single-day rate of $75 is available to members. For non-members, the pre-registration rate is $125, or $150 after March 15. The single-day rate for non-members is $100. Pre-Conference Activities are offered as well on March 28. Locations will be announced closer to the conference. Pre-Conference registration is $30, regardless of membership.
Tue, April 2 - Fri, April 5, 2019
Texas Annual Meeting of Texas Association of Museums External Event Page
El Paso, Texas
Venue: Check the TAM website
Conference theme: Inspired Places Inspire People /// The community in which the museum lives defines its mission, values, and work. As professionals, we want our museums to be relevant, well attended, and meaningful for those who visit. Creating that meaningful place takes more than offering what we believe will resonate with the community. It takes the museum being an integral part of that community and a willingness to be responsive and adapt. /// El Paso is the largest US/Mexico border community with an active and vibrant bi-national population. Often described as 3 states (Texas, New Mexico, Chihuahua, MX); 2 countries; 1 region, the Borderplex is rich with art, history, and cultural institutions that will offer a unique backdrop to explore how museums may be inspired by place and inspire people.
Tue, April 2 - Fri, April 5, 2019
TEXAS Association of Museums 2019 Annual Meeting External Event Page
El Paso, Texas
Conference theme: Inspired Places Inspire People //// The community in which the museum lives defines its mission, values, and work. As professionals, we want our museums to be relevant, well attended, and meaningful for those who visit. Creating that meaningful place takes more than offering what we believe will resonate with the community. It takes the museum being an integral part of that community and a willingness to be responsive and adapt. //// People, history, culture, and geographic locale all uniquely define a place. In Texas, our geographic range, cultural influences, and cross-cultural history creates a landscape of museums that are both vastly different from each other and yet share the same commitment – to reflect the community in which they are a part. //// El Paso is the largest US/Mexico border community with an active and vibrant bi-national population. Often described as 3 states (Texas, New Mexico, Chihuahua, MX); 2 countries; 1 region, the Borderplex is rich with art, history, and cultural institutions that will offer a unique backdrop to explore how museums may be inspired by place and inspire people.
Sun, April 7 - Tue, April 9, 2019
Museum Association of New York 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Cooperstown, New York
Venue: Otesaga Resort Hotel
What does it mean to be a New Yorker? What does it mean to be a New York museum? These were the first questions we asked ourselves when we started planning for the 2019 Annual Conference, Access & Identity. As our conversations progressed, the idea of identity led to the issue of access, and how the two go hand in hand. As you consider what you want to bring to the table in Cooperstown, ask yourself: What should our role as community anchors and preservers of our cultural heritage be in shaping the identities of our communities? If we believe in our missions of creating access for all, we in turn foster environments for intellectual growth and cultural exploration. During a time in which identities are being used to create separation and difference, we are in a uniquely powerful position to use our passion for cultural heritage to create inclusive environments where individuals of all identities can come together and explore the wonderful culture and history of New York.
Sun, April 7 - Tue, April 9, 2019
PA Museums 2019 Annual Conference External Event Page
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Venue: Chadds Ford
The PA Museums Annual Conference offers museum professionals an interactive forum for the exchange of ideas, professional networking and discussion of trends in the museum field. The event is an excellent opportunity for professionals to reconnect and recharge as well as learn from colleagues. In 2019, the annual meeting will be in Chadds Ford, PA. Our museum community will connect and learn as we enjoy special events showcasing our member museums in the Brandywine Valley, educational sessions and excellent speakers, honoring the winners of our annual Special Achievement Awards, and opportunities to connect with our colleagues. PA Museums invites you to join us for our 2019 conference to share best practices in advocacy, economic and community development, education, and cultural tourism as well as other areas. We welcome you to submit a session proposal that speaks to our theme of Trust, Transparency, and Transformation.
Sun, April 14 - Mon, April 15, 2019
2019 Ohio Museums Association’s Annual Conference: Sharing Culture – Enriching Communities External Event Page
Akron,, Ohio
Venue: Hilton Akron-Fairlawn
For many, museums serve as community anchors – as gathering spaces and vibrant neighborhood cornerstones. In those communities, museums are places to learn, to reflect and to share ideas. But how can all museums ensure they are best serving their community’s needs? How can we empower our guests to feel ownership of the museum as their space - a place that reflects not only their story, but the greater story of humanity and our ever-changing world? How can museums continue to grow as the best stewards of our shared cultural heritage? Join us in Akron, April 14-15 as we explore these topics and more at the 2019 Ohio Museums Association’s Annual Conference: Sharing Culture – Enriching Communities.
For more information, please email oma@ohiohistory.org.
Wed, May 8 - Sat, May 11, 2019
Association of Children Museums INTERACTIVITY 2019 External Event Page
Denver, Colorado
Venue: The Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
Hosted by the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus (CO) ACM and the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus invite you to Denver, the city that sits a mile high, gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains, where the sun shines 300+ days each year, and where the spirit of adventure is strong and thriving. //// Interactivity 2019: FearLESS will use Colorado's spirit of adventure as a catalyst for discussion. With sessions that challenge and inspire us to think boldly about the work we do, to question norms and assumed barriers, to take strategic risks in exhibit, program and business development, and to think broadly about our role in our communities; challenging us to go from a field...to a force.
For more information, please email ACM@ChildrensMuseums.org.
Sun, May 19 - Wed, May 22, 2019
AAM 2019 Annual Meeting and Museum Expo External Event Page
New Orleans, Louisiana
Venue: New Orleans Marriott & Convention Center
oday’s museums are re-examining their role and connection to communities in new ways. There is a growing understanding that our institutions’ long-term viability and financial sustainability is inextricably linked to our ability to be relevant, magnetic, and inclusive. Digital technologies are refining and improving traditional functions such as ticketing, marketing, and fundraising – in addition to driving personalized experiences and new abilities for museums to connect with increasingly tech-savvy audiences. Innovative partnerships with for-profit companies and within mutually aligned sectors like health and education may provide museums access to the financial and technical capacity to help them scale their work. At the 2019 AAM Meeting and MuseumExpo in New Orleans, we will explore how museums are meeting these challenges head-on. We will learn from each other’s trials and errors and connect with colleagues who can help us grow and tackle our own challenges. //// Also, Exhibit at MuseumExpo is the largest gathering of museum professionals. Connect with high-level decision-makers such as directors, curators, financial officers, exhibit design professionals, educators and registrars. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet face-to-face with qualified buyers to showcase your new and innovative products and services to more than 5,000 museum professionals seeking cost- and time-saving solutions for the museum field.
Thu, May 23 - Sat, May 25, 2019
Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums 2019 annual meeting External Event Page
Gillette, Wyoming
Planning is underway for the Colorado-Wyoming Association of Museums annual meeting; we can’t wait to see you in Gillette! Enjoy three days of professional development and gain practical ideas and insights from museum experts. Attend conference sessions, expand your professional network and build friendships, share your ideas with colleagues, take local museum and sight-seeing tours, and more. The CWAM annual meeting will provide new inspiration to make your work more effective whether you’re new to the field or an experienced museum professional. Annual Conference’s Theme: Energy for Impact.
Sun, June 16 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Country School Association 2019 Conference External Event Page
Adamstown, Maryland
Venue: Claggett Center
The Country School Association of America will hold its 2019 annual conference in Maryland—just outside our Nation's Capital—providing an opportunity to focus on country schools from a national perspective. These modest, decidedly local educational institutions that dotted the countryside were, of course, countrywide—with many similarities but also having important local, state and regional differences. We'll consider this local/national juxtaposition—still relevant today—at our June 2019 gathering.
Thu, September 26 - Sun, September 29, 2019
The Fire Museum Network 2019 Seminar External Event Page
Los Angles, California
Venue: To Be Announced
It is a mix of formal presentations, informal discussions, and tours of local fire and non-fire museum sites…. It’s educational seminars about both operating a museum and firefighting history…. It’s for those who are just starting a fire museum, and those who have been around a while…. It is a time to learn, and a place to see and hear what dozens of other museums are doing (or perhaps what they should be doing)…. It is a chance for you to share problems and solutions, exchange ideas and information, and compare your organization with others…. It is an opportunity network. It is late nights spent discussing how many steam fire engines are left in the country, new exhibit techniques, or the merits of the latest museum collections database program. In short, it's… great friends, great food, and a great fun!
Wed, October 16 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Oral History Association 2019 Annual Meeting External Event Page
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Venue: Salt Lake City
Make plans to attend the 2019 OHA Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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. Please check the Association website for additional details.
Mon, October 21 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Southeastern Museums 2019 Conference External Event Page
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Venue: Charleston, South Carolina
The SEMC 2019 theme is “Transforming Myths.” Please check the website of the Southeastern Museums Conference for more details.