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Mon, August 14, 2017

2017 Conference Schedule


A preliminary Schedule at a Glance is now available for the 2017 Alaska Historical Society and Museums Alaska joint conference to be held from September 27-30, 2017  at the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska.

Stay tuned for more information about the conference and how to register.

Schedule at a Glance – Anchorage Conference 2017
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
7:30AM-4:30PM Registration – Museum Atrium
8:30AM-12:00PM Pre-Conference Museums Alaska Workshop – Sink Mounts – Art Lab Pre-Conference Museums Alaska Workshop – Connecting to Your Audiences – Auditorium
1:00PM-4:30PM Pre-Conference Museums Alaska Workshop – Care of Feathers – Art Lab
5:00PM-6:30PM Museums Alaska (MA) Board Meeting – East Conference Room
Alaska Historical Society (AHS) Board Meeting – Reynolds Classroom
7:00PM-9:00PM Opening Reception – Anchorage Museum
Thursday, September 28, 2017
7:00AM-8:00AM Breakfast Roundtables – Jumpstart Your Day or Tourism and Historic Communities- Museum Atrium
7:30AM-5:00PM Registration & Info Desk: Museum Atrium
7:30AM-8:30AM Continental Breakfast – Museum Atrium
8:30AM-10:00AM Welcome &   Museums Alaska Keynote: Prison Sentences: Exploring the Line Between Neutrality and Advocacy at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Sean Kelley – Auditorium
10:00AM-10:30AM Morning “Mug Up” – Atrium
10:30AM-12:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Organizational Stability through Community Collaboration – 4th Floor Museum Cleaning Basics – SASC CCR AHS Russian America – Reynolds Classroom AHS Frontier Trailblazers – Auditorium AHS Territorial Days – Art Lab
12:00PM-1:15PM Lunch on your own OR Foraker Lunch Round Table Muse – Atrium
1:30PM-3:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Neutrality v Advocacy : Conversations Following the Keynote- 4th Floor Story Time Fun with Museum Explorers – SASC CCR AHS Russian America – Reynolds Classroom AHS Personal Histories – Auditorium AHS Business and Politics – Art Lab
3:00PM-3:30PM Afternoon “Mug Up” – Atrium
3:30PM-5:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Museums Alaska
Museums Alaska Annual Meeting – Auditorium AHS Russian America / Alaska Purchase – Reynolds Classroom AHS Alaska’s Fisheries – 4th Floor AHS Local Histories – Art Lab
5:00PM-6:00PM Alaska Historical Society and Museums Alaska Joint Board Meeting – Reynolds Classroom
6:00PM-8:00PM Community Reception – Aviation Museum
TBD
Friday, September 29, 2017
7:00AM-8:00AM Breakfast Roundtables – Promoting Healthy Work-Life Balance or Present & Future of Local and Regional Archives- Museum Atrium
7:30AM-5:00PM Regis. & Info Desk: Museum Atrium
7:30AM-8:30AM Continental Breakfast – Museum Atrium
8:30AM-10:00AM Welcome & AHS Keynote: Willie Hensley – Auditorium
10:00AM-10:30AM Morning “Mug Up”- Museum Atrium
10:30AM-12:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Thinking Inside the Box – Auditorium Engaging Communities: Programs at the Anchorage Museum – 4th Floor AHS Russian America / Alaska Purchase – Reynolds Classroom AHS Facing Controversy – SASC CCR AHS General Session – Art Lab
12:00PM-1:15PM State of the State Lunch – Atrium
1:30PM-3:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Conservation on the Move -4th Floor Supporting Museums and Cultural Heritage Through Legislation – Art Lab AHS Alaska Purchase / Alaska Natives – Auditorium AHS Far North Perspectives – Reynolds Classroom AHS Financial Planning For Non-Profits – Reynolds Classroom
3:00PM-3:30PM Afternoon “Mug Up”- Atrium
3:30PM-5:00PM Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Peace of Mind Through Inventory – Reynolds Classroom Investigating Innovative Inquiry: Topics in Museum Education – 4th Floor Alaska Historical Society Annual Meeting – Auditorium
5:30 PM Silent Auction Ends
6:00PM-9:00PM Awards Banquet: Alaska Native Heritage Center
Saturday, September 30, 2017
7:00AM-8:00AM Breakfast Roundtables – Advocate for Your Museum – Museum Atrium
8:00AM-9:00AM Continental Breakfast – Museum Atrium
8:00AM-1:00PM Regis. & Info Desk: Atrium
8:00AM-9:00AM Museums Alaska Board Meeting – Reynolds Classroom
Alaska Historical Society Board Meeting – ECR
9:30-11:00 Concurrent Sessions
Museums Alaska Alaska Historical Society
Facilitating Community Dialogue on Challenging Topics – 4th Floor Community Collaboration in Exhibits – Reynolds Classroom AHS Russian American Expeditions of Dr. Mikhail Malakhov – Auditorium AHS
11:00-11:45 Museum Q&A – 4th Floor
12:00-12:30PM Closing Comments – Auditorium
1:00PM-6:00PM Post-Conference Tours