AAM Offers Collections Assessment Webinar for Small Museums

18 Jun 2014 8:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

AAM Collections Assessment for Small Museums Webinar

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
2–3:30 p.m. (ET)

Join colleagues with a range of experience working with small museums in a practical, focused discussion on issues related to assessing collections, including object assessment and condition reporting, storage and housing, environmental conditions and exhibition/display.

We’ll explore key questions to ask when assessing collections and offer suggestions for immediate, intermediate and longer-range solutions and action steps. Additional resources will be provided.

How Will I Benefit?

By participating in this program, attendees will be better able to:

  • Take stock of collections
  • Assess the condition of objects in a range of environments
  • Take positive action to resolve collections-related issues

Who Should Attend

Staff and volunteers working in collections-related positions in small museums.


  • Samantha Dorsey, curator, City of Bowie Museums, Bowie, Maryland
  • Ellen Endslow, director of collections/curator, Chester County Historical Society (and CurCom chair), West Chester, Pennsylvania


  • Tamara Hemmerlein, assistant director, Local History Services, Indiana Historical Society (and SMAC chair), Indianapolis
  • Greg Stevens, assistant director, professional development, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC
  • Adam La Faci, senior producer, LearningTimes

Register Now

FREE: Staff of Tier 3 Museum Members

$25: Staff of Tier 2 Museum Members, Ally, Individual and Industry Members
$50: Staff of Tier 1 Museum Members and Non-members

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