Several different types of session proposals are sought:30-minute discussion — facilitated discussion or informal conversation60-minute session — individual speaker, panel presentation, or round-table discussion90-minute workshop — in-depth, experiential, hands-on learning
Presentations should address issues of leadership in small museums. What is effective leadership? What does it mean for leadership to be rooted in and reflect values such as advocacy, inclusivity, and equity? Sessions should help attendees learn from your institutions’ successes and failures and provide ideas and actions for making an impact. The SMA Conference Committee is requesting that panels reflect the diverse communities that museums serve.
Submit your proposal using the form below no later than Monday, September 10, 2018.
The Small Museum Association is an all-volunteer organization serving small museums in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. SMA's mission is to develop and maintain a peer network among people who work for small museums, giving them opportunities to learn, share knowledge and support one another, so that they, in turn, can better serve their institutions, communities and profession.