Museum Conferences

Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
WMA 2022 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association
Portland, Oregon

The headquarters hotel is the Hilton Downtown Portland.

The Western Museums Association’s (WMA) Annual Meeting is known as a premier venue for those who work in the museum industry to exchange ideas and best practices, network with colleagues, and learn from each other by attending valuable sessions. Attendees come away inspired and energized about their profession. ///// We are living through a perplexing moment created by the pandemic, the racial reckoning of the past two years, and political upheaval—and everyone is experiencing these challenges in different ways. To meet the increasingly complex needs of the museum field, the Annual Meeting aims to be more inclusive and participatory to address the need for learning, healing, and connecting in a safe environment. There will be a varied slate of inspiring activities and an array of new opportunities for you to share content with colleagues. //// With 36 sessions, 2 general sessions, 4 evening events, 2 tours, and many new opportunities to share content with colleagues and make in-person connections.

Wednesday, September 14 - Friday, September 16, 2022 — Enid, Oklahoma
2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference
Enid, Oklahoma

GLō Best Western Downtown Enid/Convention Center

M Museums: Bringing Communities A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow. Museums are amazing and wonderful places for all. They inspire creativity, preserve history, increase sense of wellbeing and so much more. Join us at at the 2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference as we show how museums bring communities a great big beautiful tomorrow. And hey, we all want a great big beautiful tomorrow. This is your opportunity to share ideas with the Oklahoma museum profession and discuss with your colleagues the ways your museum is bringing communities a great big beautiful tomorrow. conference will be held at the Stride Bank Convention Center.

Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
Buffalo, New York

Started in 2021, AASLH offers a dual format conference: two meetings, one in-person and one online, joined by a single theme. The 2022 AASLH Annual Meeting will be held September 14-17 in Buffalo with the 2022 Online Conference following on November 1-4. There is one Call for Proposals covering both conferences. The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2021. Registration for the conference will open in early June.

For more information, please call 615-320-3203 or email info@aaslh.org.

Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
2022 Oregon Annual Conference, co-hosted with Western Museums Association
Portland, Oregon

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Details to come. Please save the dates and check our website for updates.

Monday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Rogers, Arkansas
SouthEastern Museum Conference 2022 ANNUAL MEETING
Rogers, Arkansas

EMBASSY SUITES NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER, ROGERS, ARKANSAS

(IN PERSON!) "Exhibiting Change" The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC), nonprofit membership organization, is an association of museums, museum staff, independent professionals and corporate partners. We focus on the Southeastern United State including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands. //////// A great conference requires great sessions! SEMC relies on museum professionals and industry partners representing a variety of backgrounds, expertise, and experience to craft informative and relevant sessions for our annual conference. We encourage a wide range of proposals from individuals at any career level from any size or type of museum. SESSION PROPOSALS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL JANUARY 31, 2022.

(IN PERSON!) Admission rates vary; see semcdirect.net for information.

For more information, please call 404-814-2047 or email semcprogramcommittee@gmail.com.

Tuesday, October 25 - Thursday, October 27, 2022 — Temecula, California
2022 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Temecula, California

Pechanga Casino and Resort

ATALM is an international non-profit organization that maintains a network of support for indigenous programs, provides culturally relevant programming and services, encourages collaboration among tribal and non-tribal cultural institutions, and articulates contemporary issues related to developing and sustaining the cultural sovereignty of Native Nations. Deadline to submit artwork for consideration is March 1, 2022. At no additional charge, conference attendees may participate in Professional Development Certificates. Interested in selling your art at ATALM2022? Funding is available for eligible applicants to attend the conference. ATALM attendees wishing to expand networking opportunities and establish beneficial professional relationships may sign up for the Mentorship program. It is fun for both Mentors and Mentees. ATALM conferences are primarily staffed by more than 150 volunteers. Opportunities include conference prep, registration desk, photography, social media, room monitors, and ticket takers. The Exhibit Hall is now sold out. Funding provided by: IMLS.

Friday, June 23 - Thursday, June 29, 2023 — ,
2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
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The American Library Association invites you to attend/exhibit and meet face-to-face with more than 12,000 librarians from around the country at ALA's Annual Conference & Exhibition - exhibit dates: June 23-26, 2023, in Chicago, IL. //// Following the strong return to face-to-face events for ALA, the Annual Conference in Chicago promises to be a blockbuster. The largest in person library event in the world and largest book event in North America, ALA Annual is not to be missed.

For more information, please call 630-929-7976 or email ala@heiexpo.com.

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MUSEUM CONFERENCES
Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
WMA 2022 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association
Portland, Oregon
Wednesday, September 14 - Friday, September 16, 2022 — Enid, Oklahoma
2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference
Enid, Oklahoma
Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
Buffalo, New York
Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
2022 Oregon Annual Conference, co-hosted with Western Museums Association
Portland, Oregon
Monday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Rogers, Arkansas
SouthEastern Museum Conference 2022 ANNUAL MEETING
Rogers, Arkansas
Tuesday, October 25 - Thursday, October 27, 2022 — Temecula, California
2022 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Temecula, California
Friday, June 23 - Thursday, June 29, 2023 — ,
2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
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