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.

Upcoming Webinars

How to Get Your Board to Fundraise
January 19, 2021
Free

Join PA Museums and fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on equipping and motivating your museum board members to be great fundraisers. You’ll learn how to help them get over their fear of fundraising and develop the fundraising habit. Accountability and follow through will also be discussed. The session includes tools and samples that you can use to start building a fundraising culture within your board.

Please click here to register.

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission-Keystone Grants Webinars

Keystone Historic Preservation Grant program is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission and support projects that identify, preserve, promote, and protect Pennsylvania’s historic properties for the benefit of the public and the revitalization of communities.

PA SHPO is offering two informative webinars for anyone interested in learning more about the Keystone Historic Preservation grant program, creating competitive applications, and connecting with program staff. Attend one or both! Webinars are free but registration is required. Both webinars will be recorded.

Construction Project Grants Webinar – January 19, 2022 – 11:00 AM
Join Keystone Grant Manager Karen Arnold and PA SHPO staff to learn more about grants in the construction category. Topics include:

  • Program Requirements such as the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards, Prevailing Wage
  • Eligible activities and developing the right team
  • Certified Local Government partnership
  • Evaluation Criteria and Selection Process
  • Tips for pulling together a competitive proposal
  • Expectations as a Grantee

Register online at https://keystone_construction_grant_webinar_2022.eventbrite.com.

Planning Project Grants Webinar – January 20, 2022 – 11:00 AM
Join Keystone Grant Manager Karen Arnold and PA SHPO staff to learn more about grants in the planning category. Topics include:

  • Program requirements
  • Eligible activities, including planning documents and National Register nominations
  • Certified Local Government partnership
  • Evaluation Criteria and Selection Process
  • Tips for pulling together a competitive proposal
  • Expectations as a Grantee

Register online at https://keystone_planning_grant_webinar_2022.eventbrite.com.

The American Alliance for State and Local History

1/26: Affinity Community Meet-Up: Educators and Interpreters Unwind (FREE) 

Small Museum Association Conference

Seizing the Moment: Opportunities for Radical Change

Small museums are uniquely positioned to pivot quickly to respond to the changing needs of our audiences. As we reflect on the impacts of the dual pandemics that came to the forefront in 2020, that of COVID-19 and racial injustice around the world, how can we seize the moment to create lasting, meaningful change for our institutions and our communities? If not now, when?

Sunday, February 20 to Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Find out more.

The American Alliance of Museums’ Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo

At #AAM2022, you’ll join an incredible cadre of professionals with the same drive to propel the field forward, creating solutions to the biggest challenges facing museums today. #AAM2022 is the only event of its kind that brings together the  entire  museum ecosystem to collaborate across disciplines to tackle our most pressing issues.

Boston, MA
May 19-22, 2022