The next workshop is May 6th at Lynnhaven House-Virginia Beach History Museums. "Be Careful What You Wish For: Managing Grant Funded Projects." Learn about expectations of funders and how to manage a grant throughout the process including planning, implementation, and reporting. (External or Internal Affairs credit)
The workshop on May 31st is a repeat of the earlier spring workshop "
Introduction to Collections Care."
This second session will be held at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester
now! (Collections Management Credit)
June VAM workshops Include:
"Fundamentals of Textile Care & Exhibition" - Hosted by Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, VA. (This is a repeat of a workshop from last season; if you attended that workshop, you cannot count it again toward your certificate. Exhibitions Credit)
Textiles comprise a large part of many museum collections, although caring for them can be daunting. Learn what archival materials and three dimensional supports to use with textiles and the basics of preparing them for storage and exhibit.
"How to Tell a Complete Story: Using Digital Tools to Start an Oral History Program" - Hosted by the Menokin Foundation, Warsaw, VA. (Education/ Outreach or External Affairs credit)
Learn how to capture and tell more complete stories and experiences important to your organization and community. At this introductory, hands on workshop, participants will walk away with a basic understanding of how to use free and inexpensive tools for documenting an oral history.
*Send 2 or more representatives from your organization and save $5 off each registration!
Open invoices must be paid in advance before registering for new events. Learn about all of VAM's workshops.
Virginia Association of Museums Members: Free Constant Contact Webinar
June 17th 2:00pm
Because you're a member of VAM you can save more when you use Constant Contact's email marketing service! In about 30 minutes, you'll understand the basics of creating and delivering email campaigns that get measurable results. Familiarize yourself with Constant Contact as we take you step-by-step through the process of creating and sending an email, uploading your contacts and understanding your reports.
In this webinar we'll cover:
* The monetary benefits of using email marketing for your business
* Customize an email template with your logo and colors
* Content that engages your audience like videos, links and social media
* Upload your contact list, including additional contact details
* Send an email and view your results, like opens and clicks
Register now for this free webinar here:
American Alliance of Museums Conference
New Orleans, LA
Be on the lookout for Jennifer and Christina as they will be in attendance and representing VAM at the conference. If you are attending and see them stop them and let them know you are there! We love to connect with our members wherever we are!