Thursday, June 4, 2020

Concurrent Sessions 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CT

CEO Roundtables10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Conversations on Sustainability and Resilience for Museums 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Conversations with Curators: Mentors and Mentees 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Education Committee Awards and Business Meeting 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

From On-site to Virtual, Overnight: Museum Internships During COVID-19 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

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The COVID-19 crisis is changing the entire museum landscape—including museum internships! Virtual internships have become commonplace almost overnight. Join members of the Museum Studies Network, museum practitioners who have managed virtual internships, and virtual interns as we explore approaches for this new form of professional training. This session is being hosted by Museum Studies Network and is open to all #AAMvirtual attendees.

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Speakers

Dylan High, University of Washington
Sarah Chicone, Johns Hopkins University
Jess Huynh, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center
Rachel Regelein, Log House Museum

Radical Reimagining: Strategies for Managing Development and Membership Programs During
the Coronavirus Pandemic, and Beyond 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Small Museum Boot Camp: Audience and Community Engagement10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

The PSA of the Future: Reimagining Creativity with the Independent Museum Professionals Network 10:00 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Concurrent Sessions 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM CT

Annual Giving Reimagined: Gifts for Operations, Always Our Top Priority11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

CEO Roundtables11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Connecting to Collections: Historic Automobiles & Historic Sites 11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Excellence in Exhibition Competition winners 11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Small Museum Boot Camp: Organizational Management11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Virtual Petting Zoo 11:15 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Concurrent Sessions 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CT

CEO Roundtables12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Collections Stewardship Network: The New General Facilities Report12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Dimensions of Curation Competing Values Model: Tool for Crisis Curating 12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Membership Reimagined: What is the New Normal for Membership?12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Methods and Tools for Collecting Data in an Online Environment12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Museum Studies Programs Coming Together in COVID-1912:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

National Association for Museum Exhibition Networking Event: Part I12:30 PM CT - 1:30 PM CT

Concurrent Sessions 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM CT

Beyond Exhibits & Programs: A CARE Training on Using Data for any Decision 1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

Campaigns Reimagined1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

Learning from Each Other: Inspiring Community Engagement Journeys 1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

National Association for Museum Exhibition Networking Event: Part II 1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

Navigating Emerging Best Practices and Your Professional Identity After Furloughs and Layoffs 1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

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Talk with your fellow LGBTQIA+ colleagues about how best practices are shifting with the changing field and the different ways your personal/professional identity is affected by shutdowns, layoffs, and furloughs. This session is hosted by the LGBTQIA+ Alliance.
Speakers

Barbara Cohen-Stratyner
Blair Denniberg, Oakland Museum of Science and Industry
David Blackburn, Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
Neil Wu-Gibbs, Museum of Chinese in America

Trials and Tribulations of Working from Home1:45 PM CT - 2:45 PM CT

Concurrent Sessions 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CT

Ask the Historic House Museum Doctor 3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

Collecting COVID-193:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

Education Core Documents Task Force 3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

Forecasting Reimagined: Planning for Our New Reality3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

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Presented by Carl Hamm of Alexander Haas, with Colleen Kelly, Senior Director of Advancement and Communications, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum and Allie Nikolaisen, Director of Development, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. This session is being hosted by the Development and Membership Network and is open to all #AAMvirtual attendees.

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Speakers

Allie Nikolaisen, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Carl Hamm, Alexander Haas
Colleen Kelly, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

International Hot Topics: Discussions from Kyoto3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

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What challenges do you share with your international colleagues? Join members of the ICOM-US Board as they discuss issues raised at the 2019 ICOM general conference in Kyoto--climate change, disaster resilience, and cultural heritage preservation; inclusion, diversity, and decolonization; and immigration, and ethical dilemmas--all amplified by the worldwide pandemic and the search for a new definition of museum. This session is sponsored by ICOM-US.
Speakers

Daniel Ronan, Resilient Heritage
Deborah Ziska, Johns Hopkins University
Kate Quinn, Penn Museum, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Martin Earring, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution

LGBTQ+ Alliance Networking Social3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

What's Next? Independent Museum Professionals Talk3:00 PM CT - 4:00 PM CT

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Connect with fellow independent museum professionals to discuss questions concerning the changing professional landscape resulting from the current public health crisis. How are you adapting your skills, learning new ones, and growing your business? You’ll have the opportunity to share, learn, and connect with other participants as we break out into smaller groups, which will rotate several times throughout the session. Both experienced and recent IMPs are encouraged to attend. This session is being hosted by the Independent Museum Professionals Network and is open to all #AAMvirtual attendees.
Speakers

Johanna Goldfeld, Johanna Goldfeld Design
Julie Govert, Independent Museum Professional
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