[mhsgreatercinci] Re: FW: AMM 2015 Conference-Great Keynotes, Sessions & Workshops!

  • From: mcdonaldmj@xxxxxxxx
  • To: mhsgreatercinci@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:38:43 -0400 (EDT)

Two of us from Dinsmore wanted to attend the conference, but we have day camp
and another event going on that week.
I may still try to attend one day.

Marty at Dinsmore

Marty McDonald, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Dinsmore Homestead Foundation
P.O. Box 453
Burlington, KY 41005
Phone: 859/586-6117
E-Mail: mcdonaldmj@xxxxxxxx
Web Site: www.dinsmorefarm.org

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Is anyone attending this? Know anything about it?


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Subject: AMM 2015 Conference-Great Keynotes, Sessions & Workshops!

Make a Connection. Learn. Share. Be Inspired.

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Communicating The Value of Museums

Great Speakers, Sessions and Workshops!

Register Online for the Association of Midwest Museums Annual Meeting and
Conference, July 19-22, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

It has been a decade since AMM hosted a conference in the "Queen City," and
we're delighted to revisit Cincinnati and enjoy its growth and revitalization.
With a vibrant downtown and riverfront, Cincinnati is a lively and
pedestrian-friendly city with a thriving arts and cultural scene. Having just
passed a significant referendum to fund the restoration and preservation of
Union Terminal, it is the perfect place to convene and talk about the
importance of Communicating the Value of Museums . Don't miss out on this
important opportunity to learn, network, and share with colleagues from around
the Midwest. Join us for this learning opportunity full of sessions, workshops,
keynotes, tours, and evening networking events that will help your museum reach
further heights. Learn more about the AMM Annual Meeting in the 2015 Conference
Guide .

Register before June 15 and take advantage of the Early Bird Registration
Discount. AMM Members receive discounted rates.

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Learning Sessions:

Sessions focus on all aspects of museum operations, administration, governance,
and management, from archives to volunteers. Learn from museum professionals
and seasoned volunteers from around the Midwest. View the full Session List.


Certified Institutional Protection Manager Workshop is a full day workshop on
Saturday, July 18 at the Cincinnati Art Museum. This one-day class, presented
by the International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection, is perfect
for small museum administrators or those in mid-sized to larger museums whose
duties encompass visitor or collections security. Participants earn a
certificate in Cultural Property Protection. 2015 Conference Guide

On Sunday, July 19, from noon to 5 pm at the National Underground Railroad
Freedom Center.

The second in a workshop series designed to assist museums in tackling
difficult community issues. Each workshop stands on its own-attend all or just
one! This workshop will center on ways that museums can use their positions of
trust to tackle stereotyping and mythology, in order to help their communities
engage in conversations such as the current contentious debate surrounding
sports team' mascots. This session will utilize the content and collections at
the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, which is about to open an
exhibit around the topic of sports team' mascots. 2015 Conference Guide .

Evening Networking Events

Three great evening events will feature Cincinnati museums of all kinds. On
Sunday night, July 19, join us for the conference opening event at the
Cincinnati Museum Center. On Monday night, July 20, enjoy a walk around
downtown Cincinnati while you enjoy the sights and visit four museums. Escape
to Japan on Tuesday, July 21, as you enjoy the final night of the conference
touring Japanese art at the Cincinnati Art Museum. 2015 Conference Guide

Keynotes and Plenary Speakers

Kick off each morning with museum advocates and thought leaders. Gain a new
perspective on what it means to advocate for museums and build relationships.
Join Denise Barreto, Dr. Tonya Matthews, Elizabeth Pierce and Karen Witter and
as they share their insights into the world of museums. 2015 Conference Guide

Conference Hotel

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Booking Website: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/AMMJul2015

Book by Phone: 1-800-HILTONS and refer to group code AMM

Room Block Deadline: June 29, 2015 or when the block is full, whichever date
occurs first.

AMM Conference Room Rate: $145.00 plus applicable taxes

Conference Scholarships

The Association of Midwest Museums will again award a scholarship to help an
AMM member attend the 2015 conference in Cincinnati. The scholarship award
includes complimentary registration to the conference and a cash award of $300
that can be used toward additional conference expenses (evening events, tours,
workshops, travel and hotel). Scholarship applicants must complete the
scholarship application in full, be an AMM member, and a first time attendee to
an AMM conference.

Award Nominations

The Association of Midwest Museums is accepting award nominations for the 2015
Awards Program in the following categories: Distinguished Service Award,
Promising Leadership Award and the Best Practices Award. Awards will be
presented at the 2015 AMM Conference, July 19-22 at the Cincinnati Hilton
Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio. Award Nominations must be submitted by
June 15, 2015.

See You In Cincinnati!

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