Conferences and Workshops

PA Museums posts statewide, regional, and national conferences and workshops that may be of interest to our members. Our own conferences and workshops are at Programs and Services.

To submit a listing, please contact us.


Webinars from VolunteerMatch
Various dates

If you work with volunteers, there are many free webinars coming up on various dates. Please click here to see the schedule.


Mold: Prevention, Detection, and Recovery
The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
February 1, 2019, Morning Session and Afternoon Session
Brandywine River Museum of Art

Please click here for more information and registration.


Agents of Change: Leadership in Small Museums
Small Museums Association Conference
February 17-19, 2019
College Park, MD

Registration for the SMA Conference is open.


Museum Advocacy Day
The American Alliance of Museums
February 25-26, 2019
Washington, DC


Building Museums Symposium
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums
February 27-March 1, 2019
New York, NY


Mechanics of Paper: Progress and Preservation
The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
March 7, 2019
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Presenter: Anna Yates Krain, Senior Conservation Assistant, CCAHA

The evolution of paper is woven into the history of human development, from its important role in collecting knowledge to advancements in science, mathematics, music, art, poetry, and religion. In this workshop, participants will discover how paper is made and how the technology of paper spread across the globe. In this lecture and demonstration, participants will also learn the terminology that defines paper as well as best practice recommendations for preservation.

For more information and registration, please click here.


Exercising Power: Individuals and Institutions in History
2019 National Council for History Education Conference
March 14-16, 2019
Washington, DC

Early Bird Registration is now open. Rates will increase on November 1st.  To register for the 2019 Conference, go to:

Contact John Csepegi at or (240) 696-6612


PA Museums Annual Statewide Museum Conference
PA Museums
April 7-9, 2019
Chadds Ford, PA

Registration will open on or about February 1, 2019.


AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo
The American Alliance of Museums
May 19-22, 2019
New Orleans, LA


The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference
The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries
June 27-30, 2019
University of Minnesota

The 2019 Association of Academic Museums & Galleries (AAMG) Annual Conference will take place at the University of Minnesota (June 27-30, 2019). Conference proposals are now being requested on a variety of topics. Deadline for submitting proposals is December 1, 2018.

Information regarding the conference and how to send in your proposal is on their website:



The American Alliance for State and Local History (AASLH) Annual Conference
August 28-31, 2019
Philadelphia, PA


MAAM Annual Meeting 2019
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums
October 16-18, 2019
West Point, NY


Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists(ARCS) Biennial Conference
November 7-9, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

The ARCS Call for Session Proposals is open now!