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Audience: Open to all AAM Attendees [clear filter]
Friday, May 20
 

1:00am

 
Saturday, May 21
 

8:00am

 
Sunday, May 22
 

7:30am

8:00am

1:15pm

A Dialogue on Governance Models with Governance Partners George R. Brown Convention Center, 342ABC Accreditation: A View from the Trenches George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF Changing Relationships, Changing the World: Applying the Social Work of Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Charting the Future of Art Museums: A Conversation George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Future of Exhibiting: Voices from Non-Traditional Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Harvest New Ideas and Resources to Go Green George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Listening, Reflecting and Acting Toward Inclusion: Perspectives of Museum Visitors with Disabilities as Captured Through Visitor Studies George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Museum Accessibility: Helping Patrons Who Are Blind See Your Exhibitions George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF Museum Education/Interpretation 101: Program Development and Presentation George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC Museums Count: Building the IMLS National Museum Census George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC Museums Go Multilingual: Tools, Tricks and Trends for Presenting Museum Content to Everyone George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC New Resources for Enhancing Family Learning George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Redefining Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF The Controversial Stage: Interpreting Sensitive Topics Through Museum Theater George R. Brown Convention Center, 381ABC The Efficacy of Disaster Planning and Recovery George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF We Have 10,000 Followers…Now What? Evaluating Social Media's Impact George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC

2:45pm

4:15pm

A New Theory on the Block: Imaginative Education, Theory and Practice George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Are We Diverse Yet? Revisting Museum Diversity for the 21st Century George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC As History Unfolds: Interpreting Current Events for a Public Audience George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Campaign Clinic: Planning and Funding Museums of Tomorrow George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Collections Databases: Welcome to the World of Tomorrow George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF Imagining the Past, Remembering the Future: The Role of Narrative in Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Interactive Spaces in Art Museums: Laboratories for Visitors and Museum Staff George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF Museum Internships: Today and Tomorrow George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF No Budget? No Problem! Technological Solutions for Museum Work from $0-$100 George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC Seeing Visitors in 3D: The Power of Integrating Museum Evaluation and Market Research George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF Smartphone Apps: The Hype, the Reality and Everything in Between George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC Sustainable Preservation Strategies for Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Teen Voices in Museums: Innovative Ways of Working with, Listening to and Including Teen Voices in Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Tomorrow's Museum: A Catalyst and Incubator for Innovation George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC Twelve Little Engines That Did: The Story of a Multi-Museum Collaboration to Evaluate the Visitor Experience George R. Brown Convention Center, 342ABC
 
Monday, May 23
 

7:00am

9:00am

21st-Century Skills Workshop George R. Brown Convention Center, 360ABC And Other Duties as Assigned: Prioritizing Collections Management in Small Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 342ABC Beyond Quill Pens and Butter Churns: Integrating Historical Thinking into School-Age Programs at Historic Sites George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC Collaborating with Asia: Past, Present and Future George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC Effectiveness of Museum Programming to Encourage Visitor Dialogue About Controversial Issues George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Exhibitions 101: From Idea to Reality George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Inside the 'Magnetic Museum': Leadership Perspectives on Building Core, Brand and Social Magnetism George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF Living the Brand George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Museums as Good Neighbors: Two Approaches to Participating in Placemaking George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Online Fever: Ramped Up for Distance Learning Environments? George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Putting 100 Years of Collecting Online: A Case Study from Historic New England George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF Reassessing Environmental Standards: Balancing Collections Preservation, Visitor Comfort and Energy Efficiency George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC Talking Shop: Roundtable Discussion with Volunteer Managers and Docents George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF The Accessible Museum of the Present and Future: Technologies and Techniques for Visitors with Disabilities George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF The Future of Arts Media: Expanding Your P.R. Focus with Cultural Tourism George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC The Future of the Museum is the Future George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Varied Paths to the Top George R. Brown Convention Center, 381ABC

2:15pm

Best Practices of Creating and Sustaining Museum-Developed Live Programming George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Digital Records and Collections: Will They Still Love You Tomorrow? George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Established and Emerging Educational Leaders: A Roundtable Building on Lessons Learned George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF Gifts of Property: A Guide for Museum Professionals George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Museums + Museum Studies: Collaborations as Incubators for Social Change George R. Brown Convention Center, 360ABC Objects That Change the World: Social Conscience and Museum Collections George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC Perfecting the Partnership: Identifying Needs and Resources for More Successful Museum Partnerships George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Planning Tomorrow's Collections Today: Collections Plan for Small Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Questioning Assumptions: Alternative Futures for Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Reinventing Your Membership Program to Maximize Financial Impact and Member Engagement George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC Round Table Discussion of Horizon Report: Museum Edition George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC Saving the Future: Museum Community Response to the Gulf Oil Spill George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF The Greenest Show on Earth: Creating and Distributing Digital Exhibitions George R. Brown Convention Center, 330AB Visitor Studies 101: Collecting and Interpreting Visitor Data George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF Volunteer Interns in Museums: Perils, Pitfalls and Pearls George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC
 
Tuesday, May 24
 

8:00am

9:00am

Aftershocks: Recovery of Cultural Materials in Haiti and Lessons for U.S. Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Crossing Contexts: What Families Value About Museum Experiences George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC Documentation as Collections: What's So Strange About That? George R. Brown Convention Center, 342ABC Educators as Advocates: Speaking Up for Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Exhibition Critique and Discussion 2011: BIG Texan Style George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Exploring a Leverage-Model: Digital Technology, Professional Development and Microfunding George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Heads Up! Security Training for Non-Security Personnel George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Is Traditional Media Dead? The Future of Earned Media and How to Be Successful George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF Leading Change George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC Museum Assessment Program: View from the Trenches George R. Brown Convention Center, 360ABC National Endowment for the Arts Grants Workshop George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF New Directions for Docents: Creating an Effective Learning Community in the Art Museum George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF Practical Futurism: Harnessing the Power of Forecasting for Your Institutional Planning George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC Success in a Development Office of One George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Teach with O'Keeffe: One Traveling Exhibition, Three Museums and Four Schools; A National Collaboration to Promote Arts Integration George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC There and Back Again: New and Creative Ways for Small Museums to Host and Produce Traveling Exhibitions George R. Brown Convention Center, 381ABC What's So Queer About Improving Your Museum? George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF

2:00pm

3:45pm

75 Winning Ideas In 75 Minutes: Worst, Best and Next! George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC From Data to Action: Using Visitor Psychographics and Experience Preferences to Make Institutional Decisions George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Here Today, Permitted Tomorrow: How to Apply for Fish and Wildlife Permits George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Museums and Globalization: Building Successful International Partnerships George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC No Need to Apologize: Presenting Difficult Subjects with Diplomacy George R. Brown Convention Center, 332DEF Pushing the Envelope: Challenges for the First Collections Professional in a Small Museum George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Registrars: Let's Get This Show on the Road! George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF Revitalizing Historic Sites Through Contemporary Art: Interpretation and Inspiration George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF Strategies and Sustainability of Social Media Engagements Across Museums George R. Brown Convention Center, 361ABC The Role of Art Museums in Improving Observation in Medical Education George R. Brown Convention Center, 360ABC Thinking Inside the Box: Using our Professional Skills and Values to Make Better Web-based Experiences George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC Walk the Walk: Using Learning Theory Research in the Exhibit Design Process George R. Brown Convention Center, 381ABC Wall-to-Wall: Connecting Cultural Assets in Hartford, Houston and Pittsburgh George R. Brown Convention Center, 330AB
 
Wednesday, May 25
 

8:00am

9:00am

A Dialogue on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks George R. Brown Convention Center, 371ABC A Little Help from a Friend: Interpreting Difficult Knowledge with Educational Partners to Strengthen the Museum of Tomorrow George R. Brown Convention Center, 352DEF All Hands on Deck: Getting Visitors Involved in the Work of the Museum George R. Brown Convention Center, 342ABC Collaborations with Museums in the Middle East George R. Brown Convention Center, 332ABC Collections Conundrums 2011: Current Issues George R. Brown Convention Center, 342DEF Culture Shock: Empowering Staff to Take Creative Risks George R. Brown Convention Center, 371DEF Does Your Exhibition Need a Check Up? Non-Evaluators Address the Role of Audience Research and Evaluation in Health Exhibitions George R. Brown Convention Center, 372ABC Emotional Collection, Universal Connections: Lessons from the Museum of Broken Relationships George R. Brown Convention Center, 372DEF Engaging Children in Objects and Art Using High-Tech to No-Tech Tools. George R. Brown Convention Center, 362ABC Fast Forward: Proven Strategies to Reach the Next Generation George R. Brown Convention Center, 382ABC Open Source for Museums: The Experiment Continues George R. Brown Convention Center, 351ABC Sharing our Heritage: Smithsonian Collections and Indigenous Community Collaboration in Alaska George R. Brown Convention Center, 351DEF Take the Right StEPs! A New Program to Guide History Museums and Sites George R. Brown Convention Center, 381ABC The 23rd Annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition George R. Brown Convention Center, 361DEF The Care and Keeping of Cultural Facilities: Challenges of the Built Environment George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF The Long View: Leadership Decisions for Environmentally Sustainable Museum Projects George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DEF

2:00pm

3:45pm