You have two more days to get your 2020 UMA Conference session proposals submitted!
Session Proposals due January 10, 2020 You will be notified of your status by March 15, 2020 All presenters are expected to pay the registration fee and are encouraged to attend the entire conference.
Resource: Connecting to Collections Care Online Community helps smaller cultural institutions to provide well-informed care for valuable collections. Search their website for preservation and conservation information, links to resources, access to recorded webinars and online discussions, such as this online seminar on insuring your collection. https://www.connectingtocollections.org/insurance-manage-risk/
Most of us get really stressed out during the holidays. Sometimes, there’s a perfectly legitimate reason for holiday stress, like an empty bank account or a cross-country flight. Other times, though, we’re just stressed out and sad for no…
This article originally appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. mu·se·o·pre·neur | myüzē-äp(r)ə-ˈnər Noun: one who embraces or assumes characteristics …
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Join our museum services staff at the Hyrum City Museum on Monday, January 6, for a hands-on session on how to label and mark your museum's objects. Attendees will walk away from this session knowing how to mark works on paper (including photographs), textiles, and select 3D objects. Attendees will also leave with a supplies list on how to build an object marking kit. The event is free, but space is limited, so register here:
Please join the Utah Division of Arts & Museums this Friday (Dec. 6th) for a public reception from 6 - 9 p.m. for the exhibit: A Living Legacy: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month at their offices in the Alice Gallery at the Glendinning Historic Home (just east of the Governor's Mansion, 617 E. South Temple, SLC, UT 84102). https://artsandmuseums.utah.gov/events/a-living-legacy-11-12-19-1-20-20/
One of the most critical yet most neglected parts of a successful grant is the budget. And hey, I get it. Not everyone is a ‘numbers’ person. But here’s the truth: your grant must explain your request in both words and numbers. In other words, your grant budget must paint the financial picture...
Many museums think that advocacy isn’t crucial. However, if you receive any funding from any level of government – or would like to receive funding from them – you need to let them know you are important. Over a quarter of many small museums’ funding comes from the government – especially ...
Museum resource: this website is a comprehensive source for pests in the museum. Don't know what kind of pest you have, check out the identification tab. Trying to get rid of a certain pest, check out the solutions tab. http://museumpests.net/
Home Our goal is to be the most comprehensive source of information and support for those implementing integrated pest management policies and procedures in collections-holding and cultural heritage institutions. Up to 54% of collections have reported damage from pests. Integrated Pest Management (I...
Disgruntled employees? Complaining consumers? What monsters are lurking in your small business's closet? This Halloween, be ready for anything that wants to haunt you—from competitors, to burnout, to technology.
Museum Alpha is hosting a weekend fundraiser. Fifty artists donate the proceeds from the sale of their works for the exhibition. The event is handled by the events coordinator, who decides that executing a loan contracts with each artist requires too much paperwork.
ANTELOPE ISLAND STATE PARK (DWR) — With the warmer weather comes a host of outdoor recreational activities, which can often lead to encounters with wildlife. Antelope Island State Park is a popular recreational destination for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, camping, bird-watching, and boati...
The MSA Knowledge Standards highlight the core knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the daily responsibilities of a nonprofit retail professional. Knowledge Standards are the basis for all of MSA’s learning initiatives, including educational sessions at our annual MSA FORWARD Conferen...
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