2017 Annual Meeting Schedule Overview

For additional details, please click on the dates for workshops, sessions, and tours. We will continue to update the locations as they are finalized.

Wednesday, April 19

  • Board Meeting – CU Art Museum Conference Room
  • Welcome reception (8 – 10pm) – The Sink, 1165 13th St., Boulder, CO 80302
    Thank you to our sponsors, Altman Lighting and George Lacey Sales

Thursday, April 20

  • Registration at CU Art Museum: 8am – 4pm
  • Workshops: 9:30am – 12pm
    • Public Facing track: Label Writing for Everyone: Tips, Tricks, Theory, and PRACTICE (UMC Aspen Room 285)
    • Professional Development track: You’re hired! Resume Writing and Interview Tips (UMC Aspen Room 287)
    • Public Facing track – Social Media 101 (UMC Aspen Room 289)
    • Collections track: 3d Printing & Your Collection (CUAM Education Room)
      Please bring a laptop!
    • Collections track: Peer Assessor Training (CUAM Study Center)
    • Lunch at noon (on own)
    • Workshops: 1:30pm – 4pm
    • Public Facing track: Social Media 102 (UMC Aspen Room 289)
    • Public Facing track: Measuring Your Success (CUAM Study Center)
    • Professional Development track: Networking Mocktail Hour (UMC Aspen Room 287)
    • Collections track: Mount Making (CUAM Education Room)
    • Collections track: Cultural Care: Integrating Cultural Curation into Managing Collections (UMC Aspen Room 285)
    • Professional Development Meet-ups in UMC Aspen Rooms: 4:15- 5:15pm
      Thank you to our sponsor, MBA Design & Display Products Corp.
    • Progressive Dinner Event on CU Campus: 5:30 – 8:00 pm
      Enjoy a light dinner while touring CU’s Campus! Participating venues include CU Art Museum, CU Museum of Natural History, the Visual Arts Complex, and the Heritage Center.

Friday, April 21

  • Registration at Millennium Harvest House: 8 am – 4 pm
  • Keynote Speaker / Business lunch (hotel ballroom): 10 am – 1 pm
  • Thought café (at hotel): 1pm – 2pm
    • CWAM & Greenwood Fund Grants: Everything you need to know
    • Utilizing IPM; Examples for Applying Pest Management Data
    • Learn about History Colorado’s Grant Program and the Newly Enhanced State Archaeology/Paleontology Collection Initiative
    • You’re hired! Resume Writing and Interview Tips (follow up to workshop)
    • Implementing EfficientProcessing for Large Photo Collections without Losing your Mind
  • Field Trips: 2 pm – 4:30 pm
    • Campus Collections Tour
    • Public Art Walking Tour
    • Boulder Historic Museum / Museum of Boulder
    • Louisville Museums
    • Longmont Museums
    • Total Eclipse 2017 (Fiske Planetarium)
  • Silent Auction and Banquet at Hotel Boulderado: 6:00 pm, followed by optional trivia at License One (Hotel Boulderado)

Saturday, April 22

  • Registration at CU Art Museum: 8 am – 12 pm
  • Sessions (9 – 10:15, 10:30 – 11:45, 1 – 2:15)
    • Concurrent Sessions: 9 – 10:15am
      • All tracks: High Impact Internships: Fact or Fiction? (CUMNH BioLounge)
      • Collections track: Museum Preservation Environments: Environmental Monitoring and Changing Best Practices (UMC Room 382)
      • Administration track: Steps to an Accessible Museum (UMC Room 384)
      • Public Facing track: Heart Mountain Mission (UMC Room 417)
      • Administration track: Planning That (Large or Small) Fundraiser (UMC Room 425)
    • Concurrent Sessions: 10:30 – 11:45am
      • Public Facing track: Creating a SPARK for People with Memory Loss (CUMNH BioLounge)
      • Collections track: Straight from the Source: Using Collections for Object Based Research (CUAM Study Center)
      • Public Facing track: How Can We Help? Crafting a Responsive Approach to Working with Underserved Youth (UMC Room 384)
      • Public Facing track: History at the EDGE (UMC Room 386)
      • All: SHF Partnerships to Preserve and Interpret Historic Places in Your Community (UMC Room 417)
      • Collections track: Integrated Pest Management 101 (UMC Room 425)
  • Lunch at noon (on own) / CWAM New/Old board lunch at Millennium Harvest House
    • Concurrent Sessions: 1 – 2:15pm
      • All: Reinventing the Museum – A Work in Progress (CUMNH BioLounge)
      • Collections track: Colorado-Wyoming DPLA Service Hub: Our Progress and your Participation (CUAM Study Center)
      • Public Facing track: Listening to Self: Exploring Auto-ethnography in the Art Museum (CUAM galleries)
      • Collections track: Space Moves (UMC Room 382)
      • Public Facing track: Creating Relevance and Making the Museum a Community Catalyst for Inclusion (UMC Room 386)