What's everyone talking about this week? What are we discussing next? What did you 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 this week for...

What's Broken in the Foundation and Donor Landscape? (1st of 2 Town Halls on Philanthropic Reform) – Inequality.org, Monday, September 21 @ 11am

Looking Ahead: A Year for Action towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – Environment and Climate Network, Monday, September 21 @ 5:30pm PT

Self Care In Stressful Times | Creating New Beginnings – Leap to Success, September 22 @ 12noon PT

The Mission of the Academic Museum in the Time of COVID-19 – AAMG, Tuesday, September 22 @ 12:30pm PT

Introduction to the Protection of Cultural Property Workshop – IFCPP, Wednesday, September 23 @ 10am PT


Tune in next week for...

Digital: Income Stream or Accessible Outreach – AAMC, Tuesday, September 29 @ 8am PT

Self Care In Stressful Times | Navigating Transitions Panel Discussion – Leap to Success, Tuesday, September 29 @ 12noon PT

2020 Virtual Green Museums Seminar – CAM, Wednesday, September 30 @ 9am PT

Getting #VoteReady – Nonprofit Vote, Wednesday, September 30 @ 11am PT


Tune in October for...

Death to Museums: October Series – Alternative Structures & Re-imagining Museums, – Death to Museums, Saturday October 3 @ 10am PT

MAAM 2020 Virtual Conference and Annual Meeting – Mid Atlantic Museums Association, Monday, October 5 - Friday, October 16

Checking Your Closets: Incorporating Queer Narratives in Historic House Museums – Museum Association of New York, Monday, October 5 @ 9am PT

How to Be an Antiracist: Conversation with Professor Ibram X. Kendi – Columbia School of Social Work, Monday, October 5 @ 1pm PT

Mourning at a Distance: Grief and Memorialization During COVID-19 – ICSC, Thursday, October 8 @ 6am PT

C2C Care Course: Physical Media to Digital Storage: Migrating Audiovisual Files in Museum Collections – Connecting to Collections Care, FAIC, Tuesday, October 13 @ 10am PT

AASLH Conversations: Fundraising in 2020 and Beyond AASLH, Tuesday, October 13 @ 12noon PT

Democracy On the Brink – ICSC, Wednesday, October 14 @ 9am PT

Tales From the Museum – Atlas Obsurca, Thursday, October 15 @ 4pm PT



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

Webinars on Voting & Civic Engagement

Planning for your National Voter Registration Day Event During the COVID Crisis – Nonprofit Vote

Using Facebook for National Voter Registration Day Succes – Nonprofit Vote

Voter Registration (in 280 Characters or Less) on Twitter – Nonprofit Vote

How to Partner with Election Officials for Voter Registration  – Nonprofit Vote


Webinars on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, & Justice

Beyond Statements: People Power – AAMC

Publishing: Incorporating DEIA Principles – AAMC

Lunch & Learn: How XR Experiences in Museums Can Support DEAI – CAM

What Next? Perspectives on the Future of Divisive Monumets – ICSC

Whose Hero? New Perspectives on Monuments in Public Landscapes – ICSC

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 – ICSC

Diversity & Community Support in Membership & Visitor Services – Cuseum

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations  – ICSC

Understanding Crisis Through a Transitional Justice Lens – ICSC

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


Webinars on Reopening

New World, New Experiences for our Cultural Institutions – LGA Architecture

Reshaping Exhibitions in a Socially Distanced World – AAMC

Membership Mondays: Preparing Your Team for the New Normal – Cuseum

The Welcome Brigade: Self-Care for Front-Line Workers at Museums – International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

Navigating Challenges & Setbacks During Reopening – 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 Networ

Succeeding with Timed Ticketing as a Cultural Organization – Cuseum

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


Webinars on Membership + Visitor Experience

Museum Think Tank: Examining Membership and Loyalty – Cuseum

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

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

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

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

Finding Joy – International Coalition of Sites of Conscience (ICSC)

Alumni Engagement in the Era of Coronavirus – Cuseum

Interpretive planning for a pandemic – Oregon Museums Association

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

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 (ICSC)

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)

Supporting Communities with Digital Programs During Coronavirus - Cuseum

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


Webinars on Administration + Finances

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

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

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

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 – Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC

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

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


Webinars on Self-Care + Mindfulness

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

Self Care Webinars – Leap to Success


Other Webinars Worth Checking Out

Some Good Museum News – MAAM, AAM, WMA, NEMA, SEMC, MPMA

Supporting Schools & Educators as a Cultural Organization – Cuseum

International Perspectives on Disaster Response – Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC)

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

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



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