Rusty Baker

Educational Improvement Tax Credits (EITC) Update

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has clarified that businesses who received a conditional approval letter in December may choose to take their PA tax credit in 2015 or 2016 tax year. This means that, due to the circumstances created by the budget impasse, a 2016 EITC/OSTC business contribution can …

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Call for Session Proposals

 Pennsylvania’s cultural community is rich and diverse. Museums, galleries, zoos, science centers, visitor centers, historic sites, monuments, parks, libraries, archives, and educational institutions all contribute to a new economy of ideas in the Commonwealth connecting our past with future generations. The PA Museums Annual Conference offers museum professionals an interactive forum for the exchange of …

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PA Museums Conference Final Program

We have finalized our program for Partners in History: Telling the Pennsylvania Story, our annual statewide museum conference. 2015 Final Program Registration remains open through Friday, April 10, and attendees can also register onsite at The State Museum Monday and Tuesday mornings for sessions but not for lunches. Please contact us if you need assistance …

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PA Museums Announces the 2015 Special Achievement Awards Winners

Every year PA Museums presents its Special Achievement Awards at our statewide museum conference. We invite nominations from our membership, and our awards committee reviews these. We are very pleased to announce this year’s award winners. Institutional Awards of Merit will be presented to Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site for “The Big Graph” and to …

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Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information – PA Museums Annual Statewide Museum Conference

Museums purchase supplies and services just like any other businesses do. If your business does business with museums, our PA Museums Annual Statewide Conference is an ideal place to get your name in front of our members, meet face to face with leaders who make purchasing decisions at museums, and enjoy networking with the museum …

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PA Museums Shine on #MuseumSelfie Day!

Pennsylvania’s museums joined in to celebrate museums and the ubiquitous selfie. These pictures were shared on Facebook and Twitter as part of a global initiative to bring awareness to people, places, and collections. PA Museums captured some of the highlights using Storify, and we hope you enjoy these images as much as we do as …

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Core Documents Verification Workshops

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and PA Museums in partnership with the American Alliance of Museums present: Core Documents Verification Workshops Did you know that a bill is pending in the Senate that would make grant funds available to Pennsylvania museums that have completed the AAM’s Core Documents Verification Program? Or that there are …

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