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Resources in the Museum Professions

This list is not exhaustive. Please google the internet for “conferences in the museum professions” for more listings or updates. Also, the dates for some of the below listed have passed for 2014. Kindly check the respective website for future conferences. We have tried to ensure there are no errors in our listings, however, kindly bring it to our attention in case you come across some errors---thank you.

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
2014 Annual Meeting
May 18-21, 2014 ~ Seattle, Washington
http://www.aam-us.org/events/annual-meeting

American Association of State and Local History (AASLH)
Various conferences and meetings
http://www.aaslh.org/

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
42nd Annual Meeting – Conscientious Conservation: Sustainable Choices in Conservation Care
May 28-31, 2014 ~ San Francisco, CA
http://www.conservation-us.org/

Association of African American Museums (AAAM)
Annual Conference
August 6-9, 2014 ~ Birmingham, AL
http://www.blackmuseums.org/conference/

Association of Children’s Museums (ACM)
Various events
http://www.childrensmuseums.org/

Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Annual Conference
October 18–21, 2014 ~ Raleigh, NC
http://www.astc.org/index.htm

Association of Indiana Museums (AIM)
Locally Grown Experiences
Monday, September 22 ~ Indianapolis, IN
http://www.indianamuseums.org/

Association of Midwest Museums (AMM)
Association of Midwest Museums Conference and Annual Meeting
July 14-17, 2014 ~ St. Louis, Missouri
http://www.midwestmuseums.org/

Association for the Study of African American life and History (ASALH)
Annual Meeting
Theme: Civil Rights in America
September 24-28, 2014 ~ Memphis, Tennessee
http://www.asalh.org/

American Folklore Society (AFS)
Annual Meeting, 2014
Theme: Folklore at the Crossroads
November 5-8, 2014 ~ Santa Fe, NM
https://afsnet.site-ym.com/

Florida Association of Museums (AFM)
Annual Conference
September 7- 10, 2014 ~ Jacksonville, FL
Theme: Inspiring Creativity
http://www.flamuseums.org/professional-development/annual-conference/2014-program/

International Council of Museums (ICM)
Various conferences
http://www.icom-cc.org/

Mid-Atlantic Association for Museums (MAAM)
Annual Conference, 2014
Theme: Museums in Transition
October 22-24, 2014 ~ Washington, DC
http://www.midatlanticmuseums.org/

Mountain-Plains Museums Association (MPMA)
Annual Conference
September 28-October 2, 2014 ~ Aspen, CO
http://www.mpma.net/accurrent.php

Museum Association Of The Caribbean (MAC)
Various conferences
http://www.caribbeanmuseums.com/

MW2014: Museums and the Web 2014
The Annual Conference of Museums and the Web
April 2-5, 2014 ~ Baltimore, MD
http://mw2014.museumsandtheweb.com/

National Council On Public History (NCPH)
Various Conferences
http://ncph.org/cms/conferences/

National Interpreters Workshop (NIW)
Social Interpretation: Graphic Design and Social Media Workshop
August 18-19, 2014 ~ Charlotte, NC
and
National Workshop
November 18-22, 2014 ~ Denver Colorado
http://www.interpnet.com/
(Please check the website for other workshops)

New England Museums Association (NEMA) Annual Conference
Theme: Picture of Health: Museums, Wellness & Healthy Communities
November 19-21, 2014 ~ Boston, MA
http://nemanet.org/conference-events/conference/2014-conference/theme/

The Florida African-American Heritage Preservation Network (FAAHPN)
Various conferences
http://www.faahpn.com/faaphn/

The Inclusive Museum (TIM)
Annual Conference
Theme: Shared Visions and Shared Histories
4-6 August 2014 ~ Los Angeles, CA
http://onmuseums.com/the-conference

Small Museum Association (SMA)
Annual Conference, 2015
Theme: Museums in Harmony: exploring the ways in which museums and their staffs, boards, volunteers and communities can work together to meet the challenges brought on by changing economic, educational, and social conditions
February 15-17 ~ Ocean City, MD
http://www.smallmuseum.org/conference.html

Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC)
Annual Conference, 2014
Theme: Appalachian Renaissance: Renewing Traditions, Rethinking Approaches
October 20-22 ~ Knoxville, TN
http://www.semcdirect.net/conference

Visitor Studies Association (VSA)
Annual Conference, 2014
Theme: Building Capacity for Evaluation: Individuals, Institutions, the Field
July 15-19, 2014 ~ Albuquerque, NM
http://visitorstudies.org/conference-overview

Western Museums Association (WMA)
Annual Conference, 2014
Theme: Expect the Unexpected
October 5-8 ~ Las Vegas, NV
http://www.westmuse.org/