Hawaii 2011

Saturday, September 24 | Jewelbox Evening Receptions

All events are concurrent; separate registration is required.
6:30PM–8:30PM | Shangri La by Night
“Although Shangri La, with all its high-key colors, is beautiful by day, it is undoubtedly at its best by night.” — Doris Duke
Enjoy a magical evening at Shangri La, the former home of heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke, now a center for...
By: Brian Eyler
So dear registrar, where were you?  Do you even remember where you were?  The moment when you committed to present at WMA?  Did an alluring colleague rope you in?  Or were you caught up in a euphoric wave of registrarial giddiness at a workshop?  Or, did you feel guilty, for allowing other registrars to do all the work?  Did you feel like it was your turn, your time to do your...
Sunday, September 25 - Evening Reception - 6:30PM–9:30PM
Experience Hawai‘i, Bishop Museum Style

Spend an unforgettable evening at Bishop Museum, a major landmark established in 1889 to preserve and understand the natural and cultural history of Hawai‘i and the Pacific. The recently renovated Hawaiian Hall will be open for guests to explore, as well as the undersea and volcanic experience in the...

Please note that workshops are concurrent. All attendees are welcome to attend the ATALM workshops. Pre-registration is required.
Friday, September 23
8:30AM–4:30PM | Care of Folded and Rolled Documents
This hands-on workshop provides the basics of safely caring for and housing folded and rolled items. Participants will learn to: 1) make humidification chambers from plastic trash cans...

All attendees are welcome to attend these workshops. Please note that some workshops are concurrent. Pre-registration is required. Workshops will be held at the Hawai‘i Convention Center unless noted otherwise. Subject to change.
Friday, September 23
8:30AM–12:30PM | Basic Principles of Mount Making and Beyond
Attend this half-day workshop and learn basic and advanced principles of mount making...
By: Brian Eyler
With the WMA Annual Meeting only a few weeks away, I’ve been asked by the powers that be to share my thoughts about being an attendee (and a presenter) at the upcoming meeting in Honolulu.  To be honest, I’ll be arriving at this particular meeting with an unusual perspective.

After regularly attending (and presenting once before - Sacramento, I believe) WMA Annual Meetings for...
Friday, September 23 - Opening Night Event - 6:00PM–8:30PM
Welcome Reception at the Honolulu Academy of Arts

Known for its graceful building and internationally recognized collection of more than 60,000 works of art, spanning 5,000 years, the Honolulu Academy of Arts is Hawai‘i’s largest art museum. Registered attendees will have the chance to eat and drink under the stars, tour the 59th annual...
Tours & Talks of the WMA 2011 Annual Meeting
Experience some of Honolulu’s cultural gems along side curators and educators on these private behind-the-scene tours. Tours are scheduled concurrently during conference sessions. Shuttle pick-up and drop-off at the Convention Center. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $15 per person per tour. Limited to 20 participants per tour.
Friday, September 23

Spend an entire day at Pearl Harbor Historic Partner Museums, a site that holds significance in American history. Explore the newly renovated Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, or the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum, Pacific Aviation Museum, and Battleship Missouri Memorial Museum. At the end of the day, guests will embark on a very special Pearl Harbor Boat Tour about the...
by Kristen Olson

"Cutting the pies and cakes at the barbeque dinner, Pie Town, New Mexico Fair"

Imagine a large room, filled with light, buzzing with electric conversations. You hear a shout from across the room, saying "come sit over here!" and someone is waving you over, pulling out a seat to a table. As you navigate through the crowded path of circular tables covered in pieces of paper, you...


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