2015 Annual Conference and Meeting
New York City
May 9 - 12, 2015
Keynote Speaker: The Keynote Speaker for AAMC’s Conference is Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. His experience and perspective on the powerful and mutually rewarding relationship that can exist between a museum and its immediate community and the ways in which to engage a culturally diverse region will resonate with and inspire the Conference attendees.
Session Hosts: The Conference sessions and events will be held at several New York area cultural institutions, including the Newark Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and The Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Registration: Click here to register. Registration will close on April 9, 2015. After April 9, only onsite registration will be available at the Conference. Registration before April 9 is $100, after it is $150.
Itinerary: Click here to view the itinerary, which includes more information on weekend activities, speakers, sessions and events.
Hotels: Please click here for information on the two reserved hotel blocks in New York City for those attending the 2015 Annual Conference and Meeting. April 9, 2015 is the deadline to book at either the Hotel Hudson or the Courtyard Marriott, Upper East Side.
Conference Catalogue: The conference catalogue will be available in May.
Attendee Listing: A list of attendees will become available after April 9.
Transportation Information and Directions: For information about travel to the conference events, please click here.
Meet-Ups: Organized by AAMC member(s) for additional ‘by field or focus of career’ networking. If you are interested in attending a Meet-Up, please contact the appropriate individual(s) listed below. If you are organizing a Meet-Up or want to start one for a field not listed here, please be in touch with AAMC to be listed and receive information on the details of leading a Meet-Up.
*Contemporary Curator Meet-up, Saturday, May 9, 6:00 PM
To attend this event and/or for more information, please contact Benjamin Hickey at Benjamin.Hickey@ci.Monroe.La.US.
*Independent Curator Meet-up Brunch, Sunday, May 10, 11:00 AM
To attend this event and/or for more information, please contact Jennifer Scanlan at Jennifer.M.Scanlan@gmail.com. The location will be near The High Line and Whitney Museum of American Art.
*Decorative Arts, Monday, May 11, 7:00 PM
To attend this event and/or for more information Staci Steinberger, Assistant Curator, Decorative Arts and Design, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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