Third Annual TAM Fundraising Conference

August 19, 2019 11:00 AM to August 20, 2019 12:00 PM

Multiple Locations Throughout Dallas

This mini-conference is designed especially for seasoned museum development and fundraising professionals and will focus on “Building realistic budgets”, “Ethics in Fundraising”, "Major Gifts", and will include a panel with Texas Foundations. The conference is co-chaired by Rosa Langley from Dallas Contemporary and Christina Cavalier from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Keynote will be given by Carl Hamm, Managing Partner, Museum & Performing Arts at Alexander Haas, Inc. 


What: TAM 3rd Annual Fundraising Mini-Conference

When: August 19-20, 2019

Where: Dallas Contemporary | Perot Museum of Nature and Science | The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Who: Executive Directors and senior-level fundraisers at Cultural Institutions

How Much?: $249 for TAM Institutional Members, $299 for TAM Individual Members, and $349 for Non-members (Early Bird Rate of $50 off available through June 14, 2019)


Professional Development Credit: Attendees enrolled in the TAM Professional Development Certificate Program will receive credit for the completion of five sessions relating to one of the following focus areas.




Rosa Langley -- Dallas Contemporary

Rosa Langley is the Director of Development for Dallas Contemporary.  At DC, she oversees fundraising efforts including individual giving, membership, corporate sponsorship, event-based fundraising, and foundation and government grants.  Outside of work, she is an active volunteer in the community, and currently serves as the Social Co-Chair for the Young Friends of Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and was Scholarship Chair for the 2019 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference

Christina Cavalier -- Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Christina Cavalier serves as the Vice President of Development at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, where she has worked in fundraising for the past six years. Prior to her role at the Museum, Christina served as the Director of Donor and Corporate Relations at Dallas Children’s Theater and also in corporate giving at the North Texas Food Bank. Christina has a Master of Business Administration in marketing and a Master of Arts Administration in Arts Management from Southern Methodist University.


Carl Hamm -- Alexander Haas

Carl is Managing Partner, Museums, Alexander Haas and has nearly 30 years of senior management experience in the nonprofit sector, the majority of which is in senior development roles in the museum and performing arts sectors. Carl brings extensive experience with Board planning and development, campaign planning and management, annual fund strategy and execution, and staff development. He has worked with organizations representing practically every discipline of the arts, from theater and ballet companies to the visual arts, public radio and classical music.


$249.00 Institutional Member Price
$299.00 after 05:00 pm July 1
$199.00 Earlybird rate before June 14

$299.00 Individual Member Price
$349.00 after 05:00 pm July 1
$249.00 Earlybird rate before June 14

$349.00 Non-Member Price
$399.00 after 05:00 pm July 1
$299.00 Earlybird rate before June 14