MAAM, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, represents current and emerging museum professionals, organizations, institutions and museum service providers via a collective forum in order to enhance and elevate the image of museums and educate individuals on an array of field-specific studies and programs. The MAAM annual meeting is an important gathering of museum stakeholders and provides a dynamic opportunity to share and exchange ideas.
Join MAAM in Philadelphia this October 21-23 as we discuss Building Communities: Embracing Diversity in All We Do. We invite you to contribute to the dialogue with a conference session proposal. Please consider a submitting a proposal on one of the following Building Communities topics:
- Creating pathways for new audiences
- Engaging community members
- Reflecting diversity in boards, staff, programming, collections, and/or outreach
- Accessing new fiscal resources
- Social justice issues in museums
The annual meeting is the perfect opportunity to introduce theoretical or philosophical frameworks that explore daily issues shared by all. Sessions should present differing perspectives that constructively embrace controversy, enliven the session, and reflect the conference theme. You do not need to be the “expert” to propose or organize a session. Vendors are also welcome to submit proposals, but all panels should include at least one museum professional. The MAAM Program Committee, comprising recognized museum professionals, will review all proposals.
SUBMIT: Proposals must be submitted by 5 PM EST April 2, 2015 and will be reviewed by the MAAM Conference Program Committee. All sessions are 75 minutes. Please refer to the attached “Guidelines and Requirements for Conference Presenters.” Only complete submissions will be reviewed. Decisions regarding the selection of sessions will be e-mailed to the session chair by May 15, 2015.
To apply to be a presenter, please click here.