Call for Proposals – New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting

The New Jersey Association of Museums (NJAM) issued a call for proposals for its conference, “Establishing the Gold Standard for New Jersey Museums.” The conference will take place on Monday, June 5, 2023, from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ.

According to the NJAM, session proposals should focus on the following topics:

  • Collection management policies: guidelines for acquiring, preserving, and deaccessioning museum objects and specimens.
  • Digital accessibility: making museum exhibits, collections, and information accessible to online visitors and for educational purposes.
  • Educational programming: school programs, public programs, and volunteer or docent training programs serving the needs of diverse visitors.
  • Emergency preparedness: protecting museum staff, visitors, collections, and infrastructure in the event of fire, flood, or other disasters.
  • Ethics and governance: Model practices for museum leadership, funding, transparency, and accountability.
  • Other topics/qualities/aspects essential to NJ museums and communities.

Those interested in proposing a session have until April 24, 2023. To fill out the form for a session proposal, click here. For more information on the conference, click here.