MAAM presents a summer Cornerstone™, “Copyright 101”, in conjunction with the The Library of Congress Copyright Office. Join your colleagues at the Library of Congress as the Copyright Office covers topics including a brief overview of copyright law, museums and copyright law, overview of the registration process, and presentation of records and certification. Speakers willRead more
The Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) is seeking session proposals focusing on internal and external engagement within art organizations for its 2019 Conference, slated for May 4-7, 2019 in New York City. This is an internationally relevant topic shaping the future of our arts organizations and encompasses dialogues about access, inclusion and empathy. We request proposalsRead more
The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Division of Preservation and Access has offered Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions since 2000. These grants help smaller and mid-sized cultural heritage institutions such as libraries, museums, historical societies, archival repositories, town and county records offices, and colleges and universities improve their ability to preserve and care forRead more
CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 1 Didn’t get your session proposal submitted yet? Not to worry, we understand that deadlines can come up more quickly than anticipated. You now have until 5pm EST on Tuesday, May 1st to submit your session. APPLY HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdW0SiKE5_A690Z6gfqIhXRN0NOdtXfp6q7_0yCWWDwdfBVJA/viewform We are divided as a nation–politically, socially, culturally. ButRead more
MCN is pleased to offer scholarships to 15 qualified applicants from the cultural sector to attend MCN 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The MCN Scholarship program is made possible by the support of our members, sponsors, and conference attendees. Scholarship Benefits Every scholar will receive: Complimentary conference registration Choice of one complimentary professional workshop on Tuesday, NovemberRead more
Monday, May 21, 2018 at Teachers College, Columbia University How do we react and respond? How do museums stay relevant to today’s visitors in the context of our changing and evolving world? This year’s theme of “React & Respond: The Next Steps” is reflected in conference sessions that focus on immediate reactions to events occurring throughout ourRead more
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SAA Museum Archives Section Standards and Best Practices Working Group 2018 Annual Symposium
In most museums, the archives isn’t the only department stewarding records of archival or permanent value. Other departments, such as curatorial, conservation, and registration, also manage such records and are in charge of all aspects of their care, from preservation to access. Though they exist outside of their holdings, museum archivists are uniquely positioned toRead more
The Cutting Edge of Public History: New Directions in Interpretation will be held at the Department of the Interior in DC March 28 – 29, 2018. The symposium is designed to focus on new approaches and best practices in presenting American history and showcase leaders in the field. Public history specialists will lead panel discussionsRead more
- Buildy Award Nominations Now Open!
- Building Museums™ 2020 Calls for Sessions now open
- Transatlantic Seminar for Museum Curators and Educators – Washington D.C., November 4-7, 2019
- IMLS Offers Grants Workshops for Museums in Six Regions Across the Nation
- Nominate a colleague for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museum’s Katherine Coffey Award!