2020 Annual Conference

Registration and Scholarships

Registration is now open for the 2020 AAMG Annual Conference Online. $40 for members, $150 for non-members, and students are free. Click here to register now: https://www.aamg-us.org/annual-conferences/register/

A hardship scholarship application is available to all members. More details about scholarships can be found on this page: https://www.aamgus.org/annual-conferences/conference-scholarships/

Digital Platforms

We will be using Wild Apricot for registration and Zoom, Youtube, and Vimeo for conferencing.

Schedule Notes

Please be aware that sessions which share the same time slot are not sequential, but are concurrent.

Also, roundtables and workshops are limited capacity and will require pre-registration to facilitate dialogue and small group conversation. Registration emails will be sent 1-2 weeks prior to the conference start date.

All other sessions are open to conference registrants with unlimited capacity.

2020 AAMG Annual Conference Program Schedule

All times listed in Eastern Date Time

Poster Sessions

12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Worth the Risk: Conserving Contemporary Art in Unstable Media
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Actualizing Access: Centralization and Decentralization of Departmental Collection Management
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Alumnae: 50 Years
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Exceeding Standards for Small Museums
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Temple, Forum, Classroom: Value of University Museums in Transformational Dialogue
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Student-Curated Late Night at the Gund Gallery
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12:00 am - 12:00 amPoster Presentation: Mining the Hidden Gem: Culture and Critical Thinking
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Monday, June 15

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmOpening Keynote Speaker: Sanchita Balachandran
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmWelcome
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Strategic Planning for the Academic Museum
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Tuesday, June 16

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmSession: Connecting Institutional Histories with Contemporary Audiences
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmRoundtable: Reaching the Rural: Collections Sharing and Outreach in Rural Communities
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSession: ADA @ 30: Expanding Accessibility
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Curating Post-Covid 19
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Wednesday, June 17

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmPanel: A Risky Proposition? - Emerging Professionals & Career Management
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Virtual tours and exhibitions
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3:00 pm - 4:30 amWorkshop: AAM Accreditation for Small Museums
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmPanel: Diversity and Bravery in the Academic Museum
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Thursday, June 18

11:30 am - 12:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Engaging Membership and Fundraising
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmRoundtable: Challenges, Risks, and Rewards: Integrating Common Readings with University Programs
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmWorkshop: Introduction to Collection Data Management
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Demo & Presentation: Assyrian Relief Escape Room Challenge
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Friday, June 19

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmBold Stories: Challenging Institutional Power Structures
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmRoundtable: Graduate Student Risks, Museum Rewards: Teaching Interdisciplinary Objects
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSession: Generous Thinking in the Museum: Rebuilding Community Trust in Higher Education
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Getting savvy with social media and public relations
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Monday, June 22

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmPanel: Collections at Risk: Preservation, Conservation, and Beyond
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmSession: Small Steps Towards Significant Change: Institutional Collaborations and Conversations
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Managing Risk: Are You Prepared?
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmBold Stories: Curatorial Collaboration and Innovation
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Tuesday, June 23

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmRoundtable: Using Art to Build Empathy
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: New Engagement Strategies with Faculty
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSession: Keepin' It CIMPLE: Digital Resource Management
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Wednesday, June 24

11:30 am - 12:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Outreach at six feet
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmPanel: Students -- Taking Risks and Being Brave
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmSession: Well-Being, Community Engagement, and Academic Art Museums
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Addressing Risks in Collections and Infrastructure: Freedom for Good Risk-taking
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmPanel: Advocacy and Bravery: Academic Museum Leadership
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Thursday, June 25

11:30 am - 12:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: How to create a personal / professional support network
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12:30 pm - 2:00 pmRoundtable: Pay Your Damn Interns: Whys and Hows for Academic Museums
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmWorkshop: Art and Science Research in the Academic Museum
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4:30 pm - 5:30 pmVirtual Affinity Conversations: Moving more educational resources online -- ideas, problems, victories
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Friday, June 26

12:30 pm - 2:00 pmTentative Closing Panel Discussion
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pmBreak
Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmAAMG Annual Business Meeting
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3:00 pm - 4:30 pmClosing Keynote Speaker
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