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Alliance staff, board members, Accreditation Commissioners, and peer reviewers represent AAM at conferences and events throughout the year. Learn more about the Alliance’s Advisory services and bring the expertise to you. Here’s where you can find us next:

Upcoming 2021 Engagements

April 29: The Association of Art Museum Curators, Art Curators Conference | virtual
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO, speaking

May 6: Saint Louis Art Museum, Advancing Change: The Future of Museum Leadership | virtual diversity summit
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO, presenting on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion: A Leadership Imperative

Recent Engagements

April 12: Ohio Museums Association | virtual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, keynote and workshop presentation

April 12: Texas Association of Museums | virtual annual meeting
Susan Zwerling, Museum Assessment Program Officer and Brianne Roth, Museum Assessment Program Officer presenting on Recalculating, Recalculating…Using the Museum Assessment Program as Museum’s GPS on the Road to Excellence

April 6: Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries & Museums | virtual museum summit
Julie Hart, Senior Director, Standards & Excellence Programs, representing AAM at Sustaining and Advancing Indigenous Cultures: Developing an Action Plan

April 5: Women in Preservation Symposium | virtual
Ember Farber, Director, Advocacy, panelist on The Power of Passion

March 25: HeritageRail Alliance Spring Symposium | virtual
Ember Farber, Director, Advocacy, presenting AAM Advocacy update

March 15-19: Virginia Association of Museums | virtual annual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, presenting

March 11: American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education: Legal Issues in Museum Administration | virtual conference
Barry Szczesny, Director, Government Relations and Public Policy, presenting Legislative and Regulatory Update for Museum Professionals

February 25: Blackbaud, Navigating the New Normal: A Guide for Arts & Cultural Organizations in a Pandemic-Impacted World | virtual panel discussion
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, panelist

February 22-23: Museums Advocacy Day | virtual

January 27: Virginia Commission for the Arts | virtual conference
Grace Stewart, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion Project Manager, presenting webinar on DEAI

January 27: Federation of State Humanities Councils | webinar
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, presenting Operationalizing Racial Equity Work at Nonprofits

January 21: Allentown Art Museum | virtual panel discussion
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, panelist on Museums’ Role in Fostering Equitable & Inclusive Communities

January 11, 2021: Ohio Museums Association | webinar
Ember Farber, Director, Advocacy, presenting on Best Practices for Virtual Advocacy Meetings

December 3-4, 2020: CoMuseum International Conference | virtual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, keynote presentation and interactive exercise

November 24, 2020: Detroit Cultural Center Planning Initiative Symposium | virtual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, presenting on 10 Thoughts About the Post-Pandemic Future of Museums

November 19, 2020: University of Miami School of Law’s Hoffman Forum | virtual panel discussion
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, panelist on Deaccessioning in American Museums Today

November 6, 2020: New Mexico Association of Museums | Virtual Conference
Ember Farber, Director, Advocacy, presenting at Fortifying Museum Work in the Face of Crisis: Advocacy Workshop

October 23, 2020: Nevada Museums Association | virtual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, keynote

October 21, 2020: North Carolina Museums Council | DEAI virtual workshop
Ibrahim Shafau, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion Project Manager, presenting

October 15, 2020: University of Minnesota Institute for Advanced Studies | webinar
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, presenting on Forecasting the Financial Future of Museums

October 13-15, 2020: blooloop V-Expo 2020 | virtual conference
AAM staff exhibiting, Laura Lott, AAM President & CEO, speaking

October 5-16, 2020: Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Annual Meeting | virtual conference
Susan Zwerling, Museum Assessment Program Officer and Brianne Roth, Museum Assessment Program Officer to speak about the Museum Assessment Program

October 7, 2020: Possibility Project: Whiteness of the Social Sector | virtual panel discussion | Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, panelist

September 25, 2020: Columbia Teachers College, Arts Administration Data in the Age of COVID-19 | virtual panel discussion | Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, panelist

September 9 -10, 2020: Connecting Culture | virtual conference and expo
Laura Lott, AAM President & CEO, presenting on Confronting Two Pandemics: The Current State of US Museums

August 27, 2020: The Witte Museum Conference on Texas: On Resilience, Past, Present and Future, virtual conference | Laura Lott, AAM President & CEO, presenting on Making a Case for Museums

June 30, 2020: Vitality Arts in Museums, Aroha Philanthropies | virtual
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, speaking on Navigating Museum Challenges

June 24, 2020: CEO Update program on Gone Virtual: What We’ve Learned So Far | webinar
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO, panelist

June 22, 2020: Ohio Museums Association | virtual annual conference
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, to keynote and lead leadership workshop

June 17, 2020: Association of Academic Museums and Galleries | virtual conference
Julie Hart, Senior Director of Standards & Excellence, presenting at workshop on Accreditation for Small Museums

June 9, 2020: The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections | virtual conference
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, presenting on The Post-Pandemic Future of Museums

May 22, 2020: Centering Race Equity and Thinking Strategically in a Long-Term Crisis—A Discussion of Organizational Responses to COVID-19 | webinar
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, panelist

March 10-12, 2020: Forum on Workplace Inclusion Annual Conference | Minneapolis, MN
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO and Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion are presenting on Facing Change: Advancing the DEAI Landscape Field-Wide

March 7-10, 2020: Virginia Association of Museums Annual Conference | Chantilly, VA
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO and Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion are presenting on Facing Change: Advancing Board Diversity and Inclusion

March 9, 2020: National Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting & Humanities Advocacy Day | Washington, DC
Barry Szczesny, Director, Government Relations & Public Policy, presenting at breakout session “Advocating for IMLS”

March 4-6, 2020: California Association of Museums Annual Conference | Los Angeles, CA
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion presenting on Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion: Starting Today to Change Tomorrow

February 24-25, 2020: Museums Advocacy Day | Washington, D.C.

February 17-18, 2020: University of Florida Museum Studies, Museums Challenge Symposium | Gainesville, FL
Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO, keynote

February 16-19, 2020: Association of Science Museum Directors (ASMD) Forum | Chapel Hill, NC
Andrew Plumley, Director of Inclusion, collaborating on Promotion and Measurement of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity

February 16-18, 2020: Small Museums Association Conference | College Park, MD
Danyelle Rickard, Accreditation Program Office, attending on behalf of AAM

January 29-31, 2020: Texas Historical Commission, Real Places Conference | Austin, TX
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, breakfast keynote on Remembering the Future, Reinventing the Past

January 26-28, 2020: Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) | Atlanta, GA
Elizabeth Merritt, VP, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums, presenting on 21st Century Collecting. Laura Lott, AAM President and CEO, attending

January 23-24, 2020: Directors of Large Gardens Meeting | Phoenix, AZ
Julie Hart, Senior Director, Standards & Excellence Programs, presenting on The What and Why of Accreditation

 

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