New England Museum Association Spring Workshop Series

10 Feb 2012 2:29 PM | Anonymous member

NEMA's spring/summer workshop series is a popular source of professional development, providing you with in-depth learning opportunities that enhance your skill set and museum career. For 2012, NEMA is offering 18 workshops throughout New England - more than ever! And to make them more affordable than ever, NEMA has created a special volume discount for members only. Sign up for at least three workshops and you'll receive a 20% discount off the member rate. And NEMA institutional members who send at least five employees or trustees to workshops also receive a 20% discount.

I Do, I Don't:  Functions at Historic Sites
Friday, March 16, 2012
Peabody Historical Society, Smith Barn
Peabody, MA
Historic Sites Management PAG

Museum Evaluation You Can Use
Monday, April 23, 2012
Springfield Museums
Springfield, MA
Children's Museums PAG

Protecting Your Interests: Intellectual Property, Consultants, and Contacts in Today's Museums

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Worcester Art Museum
Worcester, MA
Independent Museum Professionals PAG

Outdoor Exhibitions
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Heritage Museums and Gardens
Sandwich, MA
Exhibtions PAG

Building Support: From the Inside Out
Friday, May 18, 2012
Museum of Russian Icons
Clinton, MA
Membership, Development, Public Relations, and Marketing PAG

Management Skills for Non-Managers
Friday, May 25, 2012
Connecticut Historical Society
Hartford, CT
Supported in part by the Connecticut Humanities Council
Administration, Facilities & Services PAG

Hidden in Plain Sight: Examining Art from Alligatoring to X-Rays
Friday, June 8, 2012
Smith College Museum of Art
Northampton, MA
Conservators PAG

Teaching Among Experts: Redefining Museum Education in Academia
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University
Providence, RI
College & University Museums PAG

Exhibits for the Small and Medium Sized Museums
Monday, September 17, 2012
Historic New England's Collections Store Facility
Haverhill MA
Presented in partnership with Historic New England

Learn, Laugh, Love: Part II
A series of mini-workshops* from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Presented by the Young and Emerging Museum Professionals (YEP) PAG
* Each mini-workshop is $15 for NEMA Members, $25 for Non-Members. Members can register for all three mini-workshops for $40.
LEARN: To Museum Studies or not to Museum Studies? Considering Grad School and Your Career Goals
Wednesday, March 28
Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Chestnut Hill, MA
LAUGH: From the Trenches: 10 Things I Wish I Had Not Learned the Hard Way
Thursday, April 12
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
LOVE: I Love My Job, But... Raises, Transitioning, and Advocating for More Responsibility
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Tufts University Art Gallery at the Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA

Additional Workshops in Planning

  • Education PAG Workshop
  • HR & Volunteer Management PAG Workshop
  • Library & Archives PAG Workshop
  • "Do It Yourself Technologies: APPs, Web Sites, Blogs, and More"
  • "Your Best Foot Forward: Personal Skills for Professional Success"
  • "Banish the Boring: Developing Effective Presentations"  

Space is limited. Please visit and sign up today!

Registration Fee (includes lunch): $50 NEMA members / $75 non-members / $40 students

All NEMA members, including staff and trustees from institutional and corporate members, are eligible for the member rate. Not sure if your organization is a member? Just call NEMA, 781-641-0013 to find out.

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