Preserve. Innovate. Connect. Annual Meeting in Association with the Missouri Humanities Council

  • 21 Oct 2016
  • 22 Oct 2016
  • St. Joseph, MO


  • This rate is only available if you are an official presenter at the Conference. If you have questions about this rate, please email info@missourimuseums.org.
  • Individual or institutional member in good standing with the Missouri Association for Museums and Archives.
  • Not a member in good standing (individual or institutional) of the Missouri Association for Museums and Archives
  • You must provide a copy of your current student id.

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Preserve.  Innovate.  Connect.

MAMA Annual Meeting

October 21-22, 2016

St. Joseph, MO

This year the theme of our Annual Conference is Preserve. Innovate. Connect.  This conference, held in historic St. Joseph, Missouri, will explore the ways Missouri’s museums and archives are serving and reaching out to their audiences through preservation and exhibition.  The meeting is in association with the Missouri Humanities Council.

Keynote speaker: Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner, Executive Director, American Jazz Museum

Attendees are welcome to begin exploring St. Joseph Thursday, October 20th.  Conference attendees who wish to explore Northwest Missouri will receive free passes to our member museums for Thursday through Sunday.  Missouri State Archives is offering a free pre-conference workshop:Ensuring Access Through Dynamic Reference, on Thursday.  Join us for a tour of the St. Joseph Museums, including the Glore Psychiatric Museum, at 3406 Frederick Avenue, Friday at 10:30 am.  An opening luncheon reception will be hosted at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art beginning at 11:30.  Please RSVP on your registration.  After a morning exploring, sessions will begin on Friday, October 21st, at the Remington Nature Center, at 1:00 pm.  Conference attendees will get an exclusive showing of the innovative living history production “Voices of Mt. Mora: Cemetery Tours,” which will begin at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion at 6:00.  Afterwards, explore downtown St. Joseph, but don’t stay out too late!  Sessions resume at 9:00 am at the Pony Express Museum on Saturday.  Lunch will be at noon, followed by the keynote speaker.

MAMA16 Program.pdf

Conference Hotel:  Radisson Hotel, St. Joseph, MO. Call the St. Joseph Radisson at 816-279-8000 or 1-800-333-3333 to reserve your room at the special conference rate of $85.00 per night.  Let them know you are staying with the Missouri Association of Museums and Archives to reserve at the discounted rate.

Missouri Association for Museums and Archives, P. O. Box 996, Columbia, MO  65205


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