97th Annual NEMA Conference - Portland, Maine
Join us for a 3-day adventure of learning, growing, and professional friendships in beautiful Portland, Maine. Sharpen your skills with practical ideas and useful how-to tips from top museum experts. Meet key colleagues and expand your professional network. Share your opinion in lively discussions with museums big and small.
Whether you're new to the ranks or a seasoned veteran, the NEMA conference is the place to build your museum career. So get ready for the best conference ever! Registration is now open!
NEMA Excellence Awards
People are our museums' greatest resources, and NEMA's members are some of the most talented and dedicated people in the field. NEMA is proud to honor our colleagues' extraordinary effort and commitment to the New England museum community. Help us recognize their achievements by nominating someone you admire for the 2015 Excellence Awards. Nominations are due August 31, 2015. Click here for details.
Save the date for Massachusetts Museums Day
Speak up for your museum, meet your legislators, and help us celebrate and advocate for all museums on October 7! Join us for an informal reception in the Great Hall, show off your museum’s unique resources and achievements, and hear from government and museum representatives about the importance of public support for Massachusetts’ cultural treasures. Click here for complete details.
New England Museums Now
NEMA is proud and excited to introduce the Summer issue of New England Museums Now, our journal of thought leadership and news about the field. In this issue we examine museum education. You will find articles on museum accessibility in education program, adult programming, and the Common Core. Read the results of our recent benchmark survey on education departments.
To experience New England Museums Now, click here. Since Museums Now is a member benefit, you will need to log into the NEMA website with your password before accessing the journal.
NEMA Workshop Evaluations
Did you attend a NEMA workshop? Take a minute to fill out a survey. Click here if you attended a leadership workshop or click here if you attended a PAG workshop.
NEMA has created a new website, MuseumsNewEngland.org, to promote member museums to potential visitors, event planners, and tourism entities. Make sure your museum is listed. Click here for details.