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Join Us for our FINAL series of **FREE** Florida Connecting to Collections Workshops beginning on August 4, 2017!

Join Us for our FINAL series of **FREE** Florida Connecting to Collections Workshops beginning on August 4, 2017!

Florida-based library special collections, museums, zoos, archives or archaeological groups are invited to participate in this IMLS supported workshop series.

Meet colleagues from across your region who specialize in collections care!
  
This free program provides in-person peer discussion opportunities, webinars, and resources for collecting organizations to work in mentor/mentee groups. These groups develop collections policies through a series of four modules - each consisting of two (2) workshops.
 
MODULE #4-PUTTING YOUR DOCUMENT TOGETHER/TRAINING AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS/EDUCATING ELECTED OFFICIALS
Workshop #1: Webinar/In-Person Discussions
Date: August 4, 2017
Locations: Florida Museum of Natural History-Gainesville, HistoryMiami, &Ringling Museum-Sarasota
*Mid-Module Potential Webinars: Sustainability or Code of Ethics
Date: August 18, 2017
Workshop #2: Online Writers Workshop
Date: September 1, 2017
Location: Virtual 
Application Deadline: July 26, 2017
 
Apply to be a MENTOR and you can share your expertise and skills with colleagues or as a MENTEE and improve or develop your policy in a supportive environment. 
 
For more information on the program and to apply: http://www.flamuseums.org/professional-development/florida-connecting-to-collections-program/2016-collections-policies-collections-care-enhancement/
 
Interested in seeing our FL C2C Mid-Module Webinars on Digitization? Click on the video below: https://youtu.be/lbj7_GY-UNg

Questions about Florida Connecting to Collections?
Contact:
Robin Bauer Kilgo, Special Projects Manager
Florida Association of Museums
robin@flamuseums.org

Posted: 07/04/2017

Bring & Brag and Bling on a Budget applications!

Present a Bring and Brag or Bling on a Budget at FAM's Annual Conference

When: September, 17-20, Naples, Florida
 
BRING AND BRAG
Does your museum have something to be proud of - a recent accomplishment or clever program implemented at your institution? Apply to be a part of Bring and Brag at the FAM Annual Conference where you can share your story with your colleagues during this fast-paced presentation. 

Each year, we select 4-5 participants to provide a 5 minute, fast-paced slideshow about a recent accomplishment. This session is always well-attended and enjoyable. Please consider submitting an application today! CLICK HERE for a BRING AND BRAG application

BLING ON A BUDGET
Similar to Bring and Brag in format, this General Session program at FAM's annual conference focuses on the creatively inexpensive ways museum professionals implement programs, exhibits and more. Do you have a tip for an thrifty way to implement technology in an exhibit or manage a fun, interactive program? Consider sharing your ideas in a fast-paced, 5 minute slideshow during Bling on a Budget. CLICK HERE for a BLING ON A BUDGET application.

Posted: 06/15/2017
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