Here’s a sneak peek at some of the sessions we have planned for the 2018 TAM Annual Meeting in Houston, TX! Please note – the schedule has not been set yet and all content is subject to change
Your Best Foot Forward: Skills for Professional Success and HR Management
How’s Your Health?
Security and Service: Is it Possible to Do Both?
Five ways to maximize fundraising and development in a small museum
Making the Perfect Pitch: Tackling Grant Proposals Like a Champ
What to Consider when Considering Public Art
Sparking Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Using Science and Art Collections for Community Education
Working Together: Managing Relationships Between Institutions and Artists
Weird in Person: The Value of the Cabinet of Curiosities in the iPhone Era
Banana Pianos to Interactive Dioramas: Using Makey Makey to Incorporate STEM Into Programming Across the Disciplines
A Guide To Guides: Successful Training for Tours and Interpretation
Breaking -is it/are you - Bad: a Pecha Kucha
Borrowing from private collections
Website Facelifts: The Dos and Don’ts
Changing neighborhood, changing museum
Docent Dilemnas: Stories and Solutions for Corps Changes
Evaluating Visitor Engagement
Serving Visitors with Sensory Sensitivities
Successful Programming for Early Learners
Maker Mindsets for All Subjects
What's Hiding in Your Data?
You Sit on it?!?! Management of Unconventional Collections
Art and Historic Object Conservation Roundtable
Let the Fur (and Feathers) Fly!: Collections Conundrums with a Natural Science Flair
Do Your Collections Just Keep Growing?: Ideas for Maximizing Storage Space
Theory to Practice: Ethics and Collections
Vigorous Acquisitions - Healthy Collections
Museum Archives – The Basics
Creating the Temporary: Temporary Spaces and Shows
Small Museum Roundtable
Executive Directors' Roundtable
Finding Alternative Futures - What Does THAT Mean?
Replicate Your Success!
Healthy Board of Trustees
Educator Speed Date Roundtable
Affordable and Transportable: Creating and Circulating Traveling Exhibitions
TX-CERA Hurricane Recovery
Plus, there will be some great pre-conference workshops and a few late night bar sessions, as well as the Emerging Voices Student Poster Session, special health-related offerings in the exhibit hall, morning exercise sessions, and much more!