MAMA Annual Conference 2020 -- Museums and Archives: Navigating Past, Present, and Future

  • 21 Oct 2020
  • 2:00 PM
  • 24 Oct 2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • ZOOM online platform
  • 90



As with most things in 2020, MAMA is "pivoting" with its conference. This year, it will be virtual and be held Oct. 21 -24 with a combination of live and pre-recorded sessions.

Wednesday afternoon: Keynote and MAMA Membership Meeting

Thursday morning (10:00-12:00): sessions

Thursday afternoon (TBA): virtual tour

Friday morning (TBA): virtual tour

Friday afternoon (2:00-4:00): sessions

Saturday morning (9:00-11:00): sessions

There will also be a couple of opportunities for socializing and having conversations with your fellow museum and archives professionals.

Sessions include:

An Ordinary Man, An Extraordinary Journey: President Harry Truman; Mark Adams; Truman Library

Vocal Historians, Activated Humans: Navigating the Politicized Dynamic of the Past in the Present; Dr. Laura Burnhamm; Missouri Historical Society

Preserving and Digitizing Photo Albums and Scrapbooks; Sara Holmes and Noah Durham; National Archives and Records Administration, Preservation Programs at St. Louis

“Missouri Women: Suffrage to Statecraft”: A Collaborative Exhibition Bridging Past, Present, Future; Ms. Nicole Johnston, Dr. Jean Parsons, and Dr. Joan Stack; Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection, University of Missouri and State Historical Society of Missouri

Expanding Our Toolbox – Ways Educators and Non-educators can engage their Students, Communities, and Visitors; Ryan Leimkueler; Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University

Economic Impact of Museums and Greenspaces on Community and COVID-19’s Impact on Them Now and in the Future; Eric Moraczewski and Dion Brown; NMBL Strategies

The Missouri: Heart of the Nation Art Collection as Artifact, Archive, and Living Laboratory; Kristin Swain; School of Visual Studies, University of Missouri

Digitizing Missouri’s German Heritage; Caitlin Yeager, Missouri Humanities Council

The Modern-Day Speakeasy: Reigniting Student Interest; Shelby Catalano, Denise Chappell, Ellen Thieme; Society of American Archivists at University of Missouri, Student Chapter

Hidden Histories: How Some Stories are Erased from Museums, Archives, and Historical Narratives (and How to Overcome these Barriers); Dr. Amber Clifford-Napoleone and Student Panel; University of Central Missouri

(Sessions are in no particular order. A schedule with days and times will be available by the end of September.)

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


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