Registration

Registration is open! See below for more information and for registration options for members and non-members.

MAAM Members

You will be able to access any session of the conference, including affinity groups and roundtables, at no additional cost. However, we do need you to RSVP to the Annual Meeting.  Click the button below to get started.

Non-Members

Non-members can select individual sessions to attend at $8 per session. The link below will redirect you to our Eventbrite page for non-MAAM members.

Other Non-MAAM Member Options

Professionals In Need

A number of FREE registrations are available to those that would otherwise not be able to attend due to financial restrictions. Many thanks to sponsors, JacobsWyper Architects and Paul Orselli Workshop, Inc for jump-starting the fund and to make this possible! Click the button below to apply for a free registration. Persons will be notified around September 21, 2020.

MEMBERS OF STATE ASSOCIATIONS 

Members of state associations in the MAAM region can attend sessions ala carte at $4 a piece. Contact your association’s membership administrator to receive this code.

MEMBERS OF REGIONAL MUSEUM ASSOCIATIONS

Members of other museum regional associations can attend sessions ala carte at $4 a piece.  Contact your association’s membership administrator to receive this code.

 

Click here to view a list of organizations that can receive discounted ala carte registration.

The Professionals In Need Fund is graciously supported by the following sponsors:

The Museum Exhibit Company

How will I access sessions?

Closer to the Annual Meeting start date, we will reach out to you through the email you provided in your registration to provide you with links to your respective sessions, the Industry Partner Showcase, and the Annual Meeting Landing Page (Members only).

Will sessions be recorded?

Sessions will be recorded, unless we are requested not to by the session presenter. Affinity groups and network meetings will not be recorded. Recordings will be available to MAAM members 1 week after the conference concludes.

Registration Cancellation Policy and Refunds

If you need to cancel your ala carte registration for the Annual Meeting, we will provide a refund of the ticket price, less a $1.00 processing fee, up to 7 days prior to the start of the Annual Meeting start date (September 28th) . We must receive your refund request in writing, by email, or in a written statement through WildApricot no later than 7 days prior to the start of the Annual Meeting explaining the need for a refund. Those who choose to purchase a MAAM membership to attend the Annual Meeting will not receive a refund for failure to attend the conference. Please click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to view our Code of Conduct.

 

Questions? Contact us at info@midatlanticmuseums.org

Program

Sessions and times are subject to change

Monday, October 5
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM Intro to MAAM Annual Meeting, Welcome
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
Lisa Sasaki, Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Center
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 1: Agents of Healing and Wellness: Museum Objects Serve Us and They Save Us
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM Exhibitor Hour
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 2: Hacking the World: Imagining the Post-Pandemic Museum
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM AAM MAP Update
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Happy Hour
Tuesday October 6
10:00 AM to 11:30AM KEYNOTE: Choices and Intentions: Reflections During a Crisis
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM EdCom of MAAM Meeting
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM Exhibitor Hour
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 3: Multi-Sensory Mapping: Design for an Inclusive Visitor Experience
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM NAME Meet-Up
Wednesday, October 7
10:00 AM to 11:30AM Session 4: Making Digital Content for All
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 5: Ivory, Horn & Tortoiseshell: Challenges and Opportunities
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM CatalogIt Tech Talk
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 6: Design, Decolonization, Digital: A Conversation on Digital Tools and Student-curated Exhibitions
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Trivia Break
Sponsored by Lucidea
Thursday, October 8
10:00 AM to 11:30AM KEYNOTE: What COVID 19 Has Taught Us About Objects
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Independent Museum Professionals Meet-Up
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM JacobsWyper Architects Tech Talk
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 7: Duty to Care: Improving Collections Stewardship at Nemours Estate
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Museum Studies Programs of MAAM
Friday October 9
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Building Personal Resilience
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
Sean Kelley, Senior VP and Director of Interpretaion, Eastern State Penitentiary
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 8: Q?rius@7: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges of a Handling Collection
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM Exhibitor Hour
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 9: Curating Conflict and Controversy at Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial
Monday, October 12
10:00 AM to 11:30AM Session 10: The Power of the Tangible
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 11: Rethinking Community Outreach: Partnering to Create Literacy Infused Programming
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 12: Balancing Heritage and Healthcare: Interpreting
and Educating with Objects in the Hospital
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM AAM MAP Update: Using the Museum Assessment Program to Move Forward
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Happy Hour
Tuesday, October 13
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
Linda Harrison, Director and CEO, Newark Museum of Art
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Stephen Weil Memorial Lecture
Makeba Clay
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 13: Light vs. Artifact
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Registrar’s Committee of MAAM
TIME TBD “Driving While Black” Watch Party
Wednesday, October 14
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Session 14: Expansion of the Noguchi Museum Campus; two new spaces that looks at the collection in two opposite ways
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Session 15: Teaching and Learning with (Virtual) Collections: Strengths and Challenges of Object-Based Instruction in Augmented and Virtual Realities
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Session 16: What Happens to Interactive Exhibits and Museum Environments After COVID-19?
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Trivia Break
Thursday, October 15
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
12:30:00 PM to 2:00 PM Session 17: What Do Museums Need More than Objects? Federal and Grant Dollars!
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Emerging Museum Professionals of MAAM Meet-Up
Friday, October 16
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM MAAM Annual Meeting
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Wrap-Up: Moderated Panel Discussion on Community-Centered Approaches in Museums
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Consider this a Pep Talk: EMP’s, Students, and the Future of the Field
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM MAAM Social Justice Network

Thank you to our sponsors

Be sure to check out their listings in the Industry Partner Showcase coming October 2020!

Gold

Silver

The Cooperstown Graduate Program

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Bronze

2018 Employer Profile: Quatrefoil Associates, Laurel, MD – MICA Internship + Career Fair

Business Associate Members

 

Benefactors

The Museum Exhibit Company

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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