Registration Open for Research (CMS 17 - 05)
August 11 - 12, 2017
East Coulee School Museum & Atlas Coal Mine, East Coulee
Instructor: Michele Hardy
Research is undertaken in all areas of museum practice. It is
fundamental to the museum's purpose and programs. Participants will
receive a general introduction to research in museums - what it is
and why we do it. The course will explore the kinds of research
conducted in museums (discipline-based research, collections-based,
and research relating to museum functions and activities) and
participants will learn practical guidelines for planning and
conducting research projects.
Call for Poster Session Proposals
The AMA and WMA are thrilled to announce the official Request
for Proposals for the 2017 Poster Session.
The goal of the Poster Session is to showcase how museums
address the theme of the UNITE conference through collaboration in
order to address and adapt to the demands of their local, national,
and global communities. This Poster Session is an opportunity to
obtain new insights, share ideas and projects, and network with
museum colleagues in an informal setting.
Leadership Awards Nominations Now Open
The Leadership Awards are grounded in the belief that
excellence, innovation, and creativity form the foundation of
outstanding museums. Award categories recognize the exceptional
work and innovative thinking in the museum community that
contribute to the social, cultural, and educational fabric of
Award recipients take the lead in creating value, accessibility,
and relevance in their communities in the categories of:
Engagement, Sustainability, and Education.
Social Responsibility Workshop Open for Registration
This workshop will be hosted by The Peace River Museum,
Archives, and Mackenzie Centre, as the 2016 recipient of the Robert
R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility.
This one day workshop will explore how museums can establish
reciprocal relationships with like-minded organizations in order to
build a stronger, more respectful community.
Employment Opportunity: Communications Lead
We're hiring! The AMA is looking for a communications
professional with experience in the non-profit or museum