2019 SMA Conference

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College Park, MD
The annual SMA conference attracts more than 300 museum professionals, board members, and volunteers from a wide variety of small museums. They attend sessions on topics ranging from …

Upcoming Events

PA Museums Annual Conference

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Presented by: PA Museums
Harrisburg, PA
Save the date for PA Museums’ Annual Conference and Special Achievement Awards. More details coming soon. Click to…

MTA Fall 2019 Events

Event Date:
Cleveland, OH
MTA Fall 2019 Events Include: -Welcome reception at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -Friday Forum at Museum of Contemporary Art -Friday dinner at Cleveland Art Museum -Patron Weekend …

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Making SPACE: An innovative high school program creating artists and winning awards

Category: Education & Interpretation
This post originally appeared on the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) DNA blog on October 3, 2018, and is republished here with permission. Each year AAM’s Education Committee (EdCom) …

Museums are curating an era of social movements in real time

Category: Curatorial Practice
Museums are curating an era of social movements i…

Museum Creates Program for Families Suffering from the Opioid Crisis

Category: Influence of Museums
Approximately 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017 alone. For families hurt by addiction, the Currier Museum of Art in New Hampshire has created an unprecedented program that …

Introducing TrendsWatch2018: The Scenario Edition

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
“The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories.” —Mary Catherine Bateson TrendsWatch 2018: The Scenario Edition has been released into the wild! This …