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Deadline for #FAM2017 Conference Proposal extended to March 29, Free Collections Webinar, and Florida Humanities Workshops

Proposal Deadline Extended, Free Collections Webinar, and Florida Humanities Workshops

Deadline for Proposals Extended to March 29th, 2017!

FAM Annual Conference
"Valuable to Vital: The Path to 2050"
September 17-20, 2017

FAM invites you to submit proposals for thoughtful, innovative, and interactive sessions for the 2017 Annual Conference in Naples September 17-20. We welcome voices from a variety of institutions, from all disciplines, from those at all stages of their careers, as well as from people outside of the field.  

The FAM conference is a great place to introduce your new ideas or address concerns. Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Committee, which may have suggestions on how to strengthen your session. 

CLICK HERE for session proposal guidelines and topic ideas, then complete the online session proposal form by MARCH 29, 2017. 

Collections Webinar-March 22, 2017

Does your institution have questions concerning insurance coverage for your collections? If so you will want to register for our FREE Florida Connecting to Collections Webinar: 

Insurance and Risk Management
When: March 22, 2017 at 12:00pm EST

During this webinar participants will learn what types of coverage collections should have and how providers assist institutions after their coverage is called into action. 

Participants will also find out about the Florida Connecting to Collections program, which is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and upcoming workshops that can help your organization develop collections 

To register for this webinar please contact: 
Robin Bauer Kilgo, Special Projects Manager
Florida Association of Museums 
Deadline to Register: March 21, 2017

For more information on Florida Connecting to Collections:
Florida Connecting to Collections: Developing Collections Development & Management Policies Program

Teaching Florida - Florida Humanities Council Workshops

Teaching Florida is pleased to announce their tuition-free Summer 2017 professional development workshops available to all Florida museum educators!

Apply by April 9 for the following programs!

  • Humanities and the Sunshine State: Teaching Florida's Climates June 19-23 - in partnership with the University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Exploring Colonial St. Augustine: Heritage and Culture - June 23-25 
  • Civil War: Beyond the Battlefield - Fernandina Beach -June 25-28
  • Imagining Sustainability: Waters, Wonders, Waste June 26-30 in partnership with Eckerd College, St. Petersburg
  • Calusa, Creeks, and Crackers: Peoples of Florida - Estero - June 30-July 2

To apply, or for more information on these opportunities, visit:

Use promo code FAMS17 for priority consideration

Posted: 04/14/2017
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