Past Conferences

Opening Up: Creating New Field Guides to Trust, Service, and Responsibility (2023) University of Kansas

Sustainability Now! Empowering Community Adaptation and Transformation (2022) Hybrid – Utah State University, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Wellness & Equity (2021)

Risk and Bravery: Academic Museums Respond (2020)

Learning Laboratory and Community Center: Positioning the Academic Museum for Success (2019)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Audacious Ideas: University Museums and Collections as Change-Agents for a Better World (2018)
University of Miami, Florida

Why Museums Matter: The Teaching Museum Today (2017)
University of Oregon, Eugene

Communities in Dialogue: Models of Best Practices for Academic Museums, Galleries, and Collections (2016)
American University, Washington, DC

From Academics to Social Practice: New Models of Engagement (2015)
Emory Conference Center and Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia

Moving the Needle: Academic Museums and Galleries Innovating the Future (2014)
University of Washington, Seattle

Building Partner Relationships for Academic Museums and Galleries (2013)
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Tools of Engagement: Securing Commitment on Campus (2012)
University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus), Minneapolis

Who’s Muse? Challenges to the Curatorial Profession in Academic Museums (2011)
University of Houston, Texas

Finding Hard Cash in Hard Times: Winning Strategies for Academic Museums (2010)
UCLA, Los Angeles, California

The Museum Studies Experiment: What is it? Why do it? Who owns it? (2009)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

A Purposeful Discourse: Interdisciplinarity and the Empowerment of the University Museum (2008)
University of Colorado, Boulder

Credibility, Culpability, and the Public Trust: Current Issues in University and College Museums (2007)
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Moving On!: Academic Museums and Galleries in the New Millennium (2006)
MIT Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Collections at the Core: Curation, Care, and Controversy (2005)
Indiana University, Bloomington

Building Networks – Sharing Resources: models for innovation (2004)
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

To a Degree, or Can You Still Learn on the Job! (2003)
Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

Issues of Governance in College and University Museums and Galleries (2002)
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Mentoring in Museums: Diverse Programs Engaging Students on Campus (2001)
Washington University Art Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Town and Gown: The Museum as Bridge Between University and Community (2000)
U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

Uncommon Classroom: Accessing the Museum (1999)
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

Riding the Waves of Change (1998)
University of California, Los Angeles, California