What is the MAAM Annual Meeting?
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Annual Meeting is an annual conference dedicated to fostering excellence in museums by providing our region’s museum professionals with high-quality professional development, networking opportunities, and special events across a three day span.
Submit a session proposal today!
Session proposals should address one or more of the following topics as it relates to objects or collections:
Administration and Policy
Exhibitions including collections
Caring and Storing Collections
Repatriation (ex. NAGPRA)
Decolonizing the collection
Dealing with collectors
Developing creative, relevant program/community engagement surrounding collections
Tackling tough topics regarding collections/controversial collections
Rapid response collecting
Licensing collections for income
Accessibility of collections
Museums without collections
New approaches to the idea of the museum
Developing advocacy tools to lobby with your local, state, and federal representatives to protect museums “how to talk to your senator/representative”
Unique approaches to using collections in education and programming
We’re looking for sessions that provide a clear and focused discussion of these topics, bring a diverse range of participants to the table to exchange views, and can stimulate questions and conversations among the attendees.
How do I submit a proposal?
Please click the button below to submit your proposal through our Google Form. The deadline for submitting a proposal is 5:00PM EST on Friday, April 17, 2020. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org