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.

Upcoming Programs
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)

Webinar: Is Your Organization Ready for StEPs?
May 14

Webinar: How to Build Your Own Successful Traveling Trunk Program
May 19

Online Course: Financial Structures and Strategy
May 26

Online Course:Basics of Archives
June 1

Online Course: Leadership and Administration for History Organizations
June 1

Online Course:Caring for Museum Collections
June 1


Annual Statewide Museum Conference and Special Achievement Awards
PA Museums
April 19-21, 2020
The Senator John Heinz History Center
Pittsburgh, PA



Accessibility and Inclusion Symposium
PA Museums and the Penn Museum
April 26, 2020, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA

The Penn Museum and PA Museums partner to present a symposium focused on making museums more accessible. A wide variety of topics will be presented including sessions on language inclusion, programs for visitors with special needs, and addressing physical access through virtual programs. Register here for this free program. 


Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo
The American Alliance of Museums
May 17-20, 2020
San Francisco, CA


Annual Meeting and Conference: Do Museums Still Need Objects?
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM)
October 14-16, 2020
Wilminton, DE

MAAM is accepting conference proposals now. The deadline to submit is April 17, 2020.

Annual Conference
The Association of Science and Technology Centers
October 17-20, 2020
Pittsburgh, PA