General Information

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AAMG/Kellogg 2016 Leadership Seminar – APPLICATION DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2016

WHO:    Faculty drawn from the Kellogg School of Management Center for Nonprofit Management and seasoned professionals in the academic museum field.   Up to 40 Seminar Fellows selected from a national and international application pool by the Application Review Team.

WHAT:  A Certificate Program.  Intensive, week-long, highly interactive learning and sharing experience with top faculty in the field of leadership and management and academic museum and gallery colleagues from across the U.S. and abroad.

WHEN:  June 19 – June 24, 2016

WHERE: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (metro-Chicago)

TUITION: $4,500.  Limited scholarship funds may be available. 

NOTE ABOUT ENROLLMENT:  All submitted information is strictly confidential.
The Enrollment deadline is January 15, 2016.  Applicants–including those receiving scholarship awards in the form of tuition reductions–will be notified of the Application Review Team’s decision by February 1, 2016.  Invoices will be emailed and full or adjusted tuition payment will be due April 1, 2016.
[Note: The Early Enrollment period, June 1, 2015, deadline has passed.  Early Enrollment Applicants will be notified of the Team’s decision by August 1, 2015. The first payment installment of $2,500 must be made by September 15, 2015. Scholarship awards in the form of tuition reductions will be made in December, 2015 and the Second and final payment is due January 31, 2016.]
Piloted in 2012 and held again in 2014, the AAMG/Kellogg Academic Museum and Gallery Leadership Seminar has two main goals:
  • To have an impact on the professional lives of the participating museum professionals and, through them;
  • To have an impact on upon the field as a whole.

The 2012 and 2014 Seminars were, according to attendees, nothing less than transformative.

Up to 40 applicants will be identified as Seminar participants by the Application Review Team based upon this diverse group of academic museum and gallery leaders’ evaluation of each candidate’s commitment to and potential for growth in the field of academic museum and gallery leadership and the organizers’ search for diversity in the class.

Tuition for the 2016 Leadership Seminar is $4,500.  This covers tuition, hotel accommodations, meals, and evening social and educational activities.  Some scholarship funds may be available.