What's everyone talking about this week? What are we disscussing next? What did I miss?

Here, you'll find a list of pertinent, upcoming webinars and previously recorded shows. Presented by key industry experts and organizations, these webinars are definitely worth checking out.



Tune in next week for...

Membership Mondays: Navigating Challenges & Setbacks During Reopening – Cuseum, Monday, August 10 @ 12noon PT

Museum Registration Methods, 6th Edition Preview – CSAAM, Tuesday, August 11 @ 12noon PT

POLARIS Open House – Q&A session – Museum Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University, Wednesday, August 12 @ 10am PT

CARE-apy: Methods and Tools for Collecting Data in the Online Environment – AAM, Wednesday, August 12 @11am PT

Internal and External Programs, How You Can Support Sustainability at Your Museum – Environment and Climate Network Thursday, August 13 @ 11am PT

New World, New Experiences for our Cultural Institutions – LGA Architecture, Thursday, August 13 @ 10am PT

Intro to 3D Object Storage Mounts - Housing and Supports – Museums Alaska, Friday, August 14 @ 2pm PT


Tune in later this month for...

Nonprofit Finances for Non-Finance Professionals – MARCUM Accountants & Advisors Wednesday, August 19 @ 10am PT

Lunch & Learn: How XR Experiences in Museums Can Support Equity and Inclusion – CAM, Thursday, August 20 @12:30pm PT

The Registrar Hour: Intern Hour-Networking, resume tips and how to prepare for an interview – ARCS, Thursday, August 27 @ 11am PT



In case you missed out, here are some webinar recordings worth checking out.

Webinars on Equity & Justice

CAM 2020 Fellows: Museums as Second Responders – CAM

What's on your mind? DEAI and Creating Real Change – MAAM

Striving Towards an Equitable Future: Addressing Systemic Injustice as a Cultural Organization – Cuseum

Beyond Statements: Taking Action – AAMC & Art Fund

Museum Think Tank: Cultural Organizations as Incubators for Social Impact – Cuseum

Webinar Short: Definitions of Justice – International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Diversity & Community Support in Membership & Visitor Services – Cuseum

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Understanding Crisis Through a Transitional Justice Lens - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Webinar Series "Targeted Violence, Mass Demonstrations, Cultural Property Protection: Are You Prepared?" Parts 1, 2 & 3 – IFCPP


Webinars on Reopening

Succeeding with Timed Ticketing as a Cultural Organization – Cuseum

Considerations for Re-Opening and Staying Connected with Your Staff, Patrons, and Mission – BlackBaud

Small But Mighty: Navigating the New Normal as a Small or Mid-sized Museum – Cuseum

Looking Ahead: Sustainability Adding Value to Reopening - AAM's Environment and Climate Network

AASLH Conversations: Planning for Reopening - AASLH

Children’s Museums Surviving the Pandemic: A Discussion with Three Children’s Museum Leaders - ACM

Museum Think Tank: Tapping into Fresh Ideas & Networks to Navigate the “New Normal” - Cuseum

Security & Safety Considerations for Restaffing & Reopening Our Cultural Institutions - Part 1: Preparing to Re-Engage - IFCPP

Security & Safety Considerations for Restaffing & Reopening Our Cultural Institutions - Part 2: Bringing Staff Back to the Workplace – IFCPP

Security & Safety Considerations for Restaffing & Reopening Our Cultural Institutions – Part 4: Collections Protections, Conservation, & Maintenance Considerations – IFCPP


Webinars on Membership + Visitor Experience

Museum Think Tank: Examining Membership and Loyalty – Cuseum

Membership Lightning Talks: Launching New Initiatives & Benefits in Museum Membership – Cuseum

Managing Risks & Liability For Visitor Attractions – Zoo Advisors

Webinar Recording: Re-Opening with Contact-Free Visitor Experiences – Culture Connect

Membership Mondays: Re-Engaging and Re-Welcoming Members After Coronavirus Closures – Cuseum

Increase Visitor Delight and Revenue from Point-of-Sale to On-Site – Blackbaud

The Onsite Member Experience After Coronavirus Closures - Cuseum

Security & Safety Considerations for Restaffing & Reopening Our Cultural Institutions - Part 3: Preparing to Reopen to Visitors – IFCPP

AASLH Conversations: Local Advocacy Matters - AASLH

Virtual Memberships: Creating Digital Benefits & Virtual Access for Members - Cuseum

The “Contactless” Future: Reimagining the Visitor Experience in the Era of Coronavirus - Cuseum


Webinars on Communication + Digital Engagement

Membership Marketing, Audience Shifts & Community Engagement after Coronavirus - Cuseum

Lunch & Learn: Swipe Up! Bringing Instagram Stories to Life – CAM

How Museums Can Experiment with Social Media to Boost Audience Engagement During Coronavirus - Cuseum

How to Discuss COVID-19 Digitally - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Thinking Outside the Box to Reach Audiences Inside Their Homes - Cuseum

Create Your Own Media: Communications Strategies for Challenging Times - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Re-Opening Museums & Cultural Attractions: Succeeding in the Post-COVID Era with Digital Tools – Cuseum

Marketing Digital Experiences During Coronavirus - Culture Connect

Supporting Communities with Digital Programs During Coronavirus - Cuseum

Messaging, Communication & Events in Membership During Coronavirus - Cuseum

Digital Engagement at Your Museum During COVID-19 - Culture Connect


Webinars on Administration + Finances

Museum Lightning Talks: Generating Revenue Through Digital Content & Virtual Experiences – Cuseum

Foundations & Funding: Changes in Philanthropic Giving During COVID-19 – Cuseum, WMA, OMCA, 4Culture, + Global Philanthropic

Accounting Tips for Nonprofits during COVID-19 era – MARCUM Accountants & Advisors

Get the Full Picture – Maximize Your Online Fundraising and Events with Data – Blackbaud

Finding Support: Cultural Programming in Challenging Times - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Revenue Generation Strategies for Your Museum During Coronavirus: Lessons from the Private Sector - Culture Connect

SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Issues for Museums and Libraries – IMLS

A Possible New Future for Internships and Fellowships – AAMC

How to Manage a Remote Internship Program at Your Museum - Cuseum

Tips for Financial Well-Being During Closures - Association of Midwest Museums

Conducting Cultural Facility/Site Patrols & Inspections During Current Closures - IFCPP


Self-Care + Mindfulness Webinars

Stronger Together: COVID-19 Webinar Series - Self-Care and Sites of Conscience - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Simple Mindfulness Exercises - Association of Midwest Museums

Yoda-vation Session - Association of Midwest Museums

Women and COVID-19 - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience


Other Webinars Worth Checking Out

Collaborating on Virtual Educational Programs During Coronavirus - Cuseum

Public Art & Contemporary Narratives – Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC)

AASLH Conversations: Monuments and Memory – AASLH

Inclusivity in Isolation - Association of Art Museum Curators + Foundation and the Association of African American Museums

Perspectives From Around the World - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

If you're a registered member of AASLH, you can check out their previously recorded webinars here.



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These resources are subject to change and will be updated as new information becomes available.

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