Last updated: 7/25/2022
Tulsa, OK 74159
PO Box 4738
Tulsa, OK 74159
Jason B. Jones, Executive Director
Kate Skelly, Communications and Program Coordinator
The Western Museums Association (WMA) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to serving museums, museum professionals, as well as the related organizations and individuals, by providing vision, enrichment, intellectual challenge, and a forum for communication and interaction. The WMA is primarily comprised of members across the Western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, the Western provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, and the Pacific Islands, among others.
Transforming the museum field through collaboration.
Providing professional development for museum professionals since 1935.
The WMA Annual Meeting
The WMA Annual Meeting is the premier venue for those who work in the museum industry to gather, explore ideas, network and learn about new products and services. For attendees, the Annual Meeting provides many benefits that are carried throughout the year. 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 visit our website.
Current Board Members
To view the current list of WMA's Board Members, please visit www.westmuse.org/about/board/
WMA 2022 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association
The headquarters hotel is the Hilton Downtown Portland.
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. /////
We are living through a perplexing moment created by the pandemic, the racial reckoning of the past two years, and political upheaval—and everyone is experiencing these challenges in different ways. To meet the increasingly complex needs of the museum field, the Annual Meeting aims to be more inclusive and participatory to address the need for learning, healing, and connecting in a safe environment. There will be a varied slate of inspiring activities and an array of new opportunities for you to share content with colleagues. //// With 36 sessions, 2 general sessions, 4 evening events, 2 tours, and many new opportunities to share content with colleagues and make in-person connections.
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