Last updated: 9/7/2021
Santa Cruz, California
Address
P.O. Box 1455
Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1455
phone: 831-471-9970
e-mail: admin@calmuseums.org
web: www.calmuseums.org
ASSOCIATION STAFF:
Staff
Celeste DeWald, Executive Director
phone: 831-471-9970
Description

CAM is a professional and dynamic community of individuals and organizations that seeks to create a brighter future for museums and their communities. We connect museum professionals and volunteers with timely information and practical resources, which fosters museums that are relevant and effective organizations that make a positive impact on our state and its citizens.

Our institutional members are located in over 50 of the state’s 58 counties and they range in size, scope, and discipline. They include historical societies, cultural centers, art museums, botanical gardens, science centers, tribal museums, zoos, aquariums, and children’s museums. We submit an annual report to our membership on our programs, financial health, and new initiatives.

We work collaboratively with many statewide and national partners to achieve shared goals. Our recent partners include the California Arts Council, California State Parks, the California Council for the Humanities, the California State Library, the California Preservation Program, the California Exhibition Resources Alliance, the Registrar's Committee - Western Region, the California Chapter of the Museum Computer Network, the Western Museums Association, the American Association of Museums, and the Association for State and Local History.

We invite you to join our network and experience first-hand how we can excel together. Our office is located on a bluff overlooking the Monterey Bay in Santa Cruz, courtesy of our office host, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Marine Laboratory.

Publications

Quarterly newsletter is sent to members, business sponsors, and supporters of the San Lorenzo Valley Museum.

  • We issue a newsletter semi-annually.
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    MUSEUM CONFERENCES
    Saturday, March 5 - Tuesday, March 8, 2022 — Richmond, Virginia
    Virginia Association of Museums Annual Conference 2022
    Richmond, Virginia
    Sunday, March 6 - Thursday, March 10, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
    2022 Public Land Alliance Convention and Trade Show
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Wednesday, March 16 - Friday, March 18, 2022 — Kingsport, Tennessee
    Tennessee Association of Museums 2022 Annual Conference
    Kingsport, Tennessee
    Tuesday, March 22 - Friday, March 25, 2022 — Waco, Texas
    Texas Association of Museums 2022 - Growing Together: Tackling The Challenges Of Today & Tomorrow
    Waco, Texas
    Thursday, April 7 - Saturday, April 9, 2022 — Point Pleasant, West Virginia
    West Virginia Association of Museums 2022 Conference
    Point Pleasant, West Virginia
    Sunday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 26, 2022 — Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    PA Museums’ 2022 Conference
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Sunday, May 15 - Saturday, May 28, 2022 — Statesboro, Georgia
    Center of Excellence Tick Workshop 2022
    Statesboro, Georgia
    Monday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 18, 2022 — St. Louis, Missouri
    InterActivity 2022: Play The Long Game -Association of Children's Museums
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Thursday, May 19 - Sunday, May 22, 2022 — Slinger, Wisconsin
    2022 Fire Museum Seminar
    Slinger, Wisconsin
    Sunday, June 19 - Wednesday, June 22, 2022 — Golden, Colorado
    2022 Country School Association of America Conference
    Golden, Colorado
    Thursday, June 23 - Tuesday, June 28, 2022 — Tacoma, Washington
    ALHFAM 2022 CONFERENCE & ANNUAL MEETING
    Tacoma, Washington
    Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5, 2022 — Owings Mills, Maryland
    ASSOCIATION OF NATURE CENTER ADMINISTRATORS 2022 ANNUAL SUMMIT
    Owings Mills, Maryland
    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