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 Webinars
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH)

Webinar: History Relevance Coffee Break with Ford’s Theatre
December 13
FREE for members/$5 non-members


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


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


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!