Alberta Museums Association and Western Museums Association
Joint International Conference: UNITE
The AMA is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with the
Association (WMA). The AMA will be working with the WMA,
the membership organization for museums and museum professionals in
the Western United States, to host a joint international conference
in Edmonton, Alberta on September 20 - 23, 2017.
The deadline for 2017
proposals was Wednesday, November 30, 2016.
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information about Trade Show / Partnership Opportunities and
Museums moving forward -
As integrated community institutions, museums must address
and adapt to the demands of their local, national, and global
communities. These range from equality, diversity, and
accessibility, to the current economic situation, climate change,
digitization, and shifting community demographics.
The AMA / WMA 2017 Annual Conference, UNITE, will
focus on the ways museums can demonstrate courageous leadership,
undertake controversial projects, and make a positive impact in
their communities. How can we unite across sectors, across
communities, and across borders to work towards innovative and
The AMA / WMA requested session proposals that address
how we can work together to take action more efficiently,
more effectively, and more powerfully.
- Unconventional and innovative partnerships
- Museums as agents of social change / social justice
- Activism in museums
- Diversity in exhibits, programming, and museum staff /
- Museums as inclusive places
- Environmental responsibility