Webinars & Events

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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 and events are definitely worth checking out.

 

UPCOMING WEBINARS & EVENTS 2021

Tune in this week for...

Builiding Museums™ Symposium: Virtual Conference – Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, March 1-4

Planning and Managing Magnetic Media Preservation Projects Course – FAIC Connecting to Collections Care, Tuesday March 2 - April 2

 

Tune in next week for...

Taking A Moment: Reflecting on Our DEAI Responsibilities – Independent Museum Professionals Network, Tuesday March 9 @ 11am PT

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education: Legal Issues in Museum Administration – American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education, March 11 + March 12 @ 9am PTT

CAM 2021 Virtual Summits: Exploring Social Impact – Callifornia Association of Museums, Thursday, March 25

 

Tune in later 2021 for...

SEMC Virtual 2021 Program Series – Southeastern Museums Conference, various dates

CAM 2021 Virtual Summits: Storytelling through Technology – Callifornia Association of Museums, April, 1

MW21 Annual Conference – MuseWeb, April 5-7, 16, 23, & 30

CAM 2021 Virtual Summits: Collections and Community Now – Callifornia Association of Museums, April 8

AAMC 2021 Virtual Art Curators Conference – The Association of Art Museum Curators, April 29-30 & May 3-4, 2021

2021 Annual Conference: Re/Create, Re/Charge, Re/Imagine – New England Museum Association, November 17-19

 

PAST WEBINARS

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

Webinars Reflecting on 2020

Navigating the Trials, Triumphs & Transformation of Cultural Organizations in the Pandemic Era – Cuseum

Takeaways from 2020 and the Future of Membership – Cuseum

Lessons & Reflections from 2020 in Alumni Relations – Cuseum

Taking a Moment: Reflecting on Our DEAI Responsibilities – AAM's Independent Museum Professionals Network

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

What is a Museum? An Exploration in Six Parts - Part 1: Safe Places or Social Spaces? – ICOM (Members Only)

Closing out 2020 Strong with End-of-Year Planning and Initiatives – Cuseum

 

Webinars on Civic Engagement

Museums Cannot Be Silent: Whitney Plantation – SEMC

Justice Now: What Would a Truth and Justice Commission Look Like in America – ICSC

Beyond Statements: People Power – AAMC Foundation

Beyond Statements: Taking Action – AAMC Foundation & Art Fund

Webinar Short: Definitions of Justice – ICSC

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

COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations  – ICSC

AASLH Conversations: Monuments and Memory – AASLH

Understanding Crisis Through a Transitional Justice Lens – ICSC

 

Webinars on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility

The Resilience Playbook – Playbook authors Gail Anderson, Dina A. Bailey, and Anne W. Ackerson

Publishing: Incorporating DEIA Principles – AAMC Foundation

Moving Forward with NAGPRA virtual workshop – Oregon Museums Association

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

Inclusivity in Isolation – AAAMC Foundation + Association of African American Museums

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

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

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

Diversity & Community Support in Membership & Visitor Services – Cuseum

 

Webinars on Reopening

How Can Nonprofit Arts Organizations Plan for the Future with So Many Unknowns? – Wallace Foundation

REALM project: Supporting the reopening of libraries, archives, and museums – OCLC + IMLS

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

Reshaping Exhibitions in a Socially Distanced World – AAMC Foundation

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

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 Network

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

 

Webinars on Membership + Visitor Experience

Membership Mondays Webinar - Membership Predictions, Priorities & Problem-Solving for 2021 – Cuseum

2020 End-of-Year Strategy in Alumni Relations – Cuseum

Membership Mondays: Exploring New Membership Models & Trends – Cuseum

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

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 Marketing + Communication + Digital Engagement

Digital Engagement Series #1:Digital Collaboration: Context and Needs – AAMC Foundation

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

Digital: Income Stream or Accessible Outreach – AAMC Foundation

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)

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

 

Webinars on Supporting Communities + Educators

Planning for 2021: Preparing for Challenges and Adapting to Changes in Alumni Relations – Cuseum

Emergent Paradigms in Higher Education in Times of Disruption – AAMG

Connecting with your Community through Collections – CatalogIt

Decolonizing the Future: Education, Resilience and Challenging Myths – ICSC

Supporting Communities with Digital Programs During Coronavirus - Cuseum

Supporting Schools & Educators as a Cultural Organization – Cuseum

Collaborating on Virtual Educational Programs During Coronavirus – Cuseum

 

Webinars on Administration + Finances

All About PPP 2.0 and the Lucrative Employee Retention Credit – Armanio

Understanding NFP Finances – AAMC Foundation

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

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

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

 

Webinars on Self-Care + Mindfulness

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

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

Self Care In Stressful Times | Navigating Transitions Discussion – Leap to Success

Self Care In Stressful Times | Creating New Beginnings – Leap to Success

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

 

Do you have an upcoming webinar(s) that would be of value to the greater museum community?

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