SMAC-AAM OFFERS FELLOWSHIPS TO SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Take advantage of fellowships to upcoming workshops and webinars that will advance the mission of your museum.

AAM Webinars
SMAC-AAM will provide one full-registration fellowship for each of the remaining 2010 AAM Webinars listed below.

Technology, Interpretation and Education(2 days)
6/22-24 workshop dates
6/15 application deadline

Museum Standards and Best Practices Primer
7/7 workshop date
6/30 application deadline

21st Century Museums and School Partnerships - What Museums Need to Know
7/21 workshop date
7/14 application deadline

What Museums Need to Know about the Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind
TBD workshop date
9/1 application deadline

Step-by-step Collections Acquisition
9/22 workshop date
9/15 application deadline

Understanding the Three Dimensions of Your Board
10/20 workshop date
10/13 application deadline

Universal Design: Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
10/27 workshop date
10/20 application deadline

For more information about the webinars please visit the AAM website: www.aam-us.org.

Back to Basics and Beyond: Art Handling
The Small Museum Administrators Committee is also offering a full-registration fellowship of $60 to the “Back to Basics and Beyond: Art Handling” workshop organized by the Registrars Professional Affinity Group, in conjunction with the Packing, Art handling and Crating Information Network (PACIN). For more information about the workshop please visit NEMA website: http://www.nemanet.org/workshops/pdf/10NEMARegistrarsworkshop.pdf.

The deadline for applications to the “Back to Basics” workshop is Friday, June 5, 2010. Applicants will be notified by Monday, June 7 to meet the Tuesday, June 8 registration deadline.

Eligibility Checklist
To determine your eligibility for a SMAC-AAM fellowship, review the checklist below.

__I am an AAM individual member–AAM Member#_____________
or I work at an AAM institutional member museum–AAM Institutional Member#__________

__I am a member of SMAC-AAM*
*Or must submit a membership application with the required dues along with fellowship application. For information about SMAC-AAM membership please visit the AAM website at http://www.aam-us.org/aboutaam/councils, contact membership@aam-us.org, or call 202-289-9132.
__My museum has an operating budget of $350,000 or less and I am full-time paid or unpaid staff

Applications
To download the applications, direct your browser to: http://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0ByrMt2inGhIfMTQ5NmE2MzYtMmIxMS00MTA2LTgzZTYtMGE4OTBkZWU1Y2Jl&hl=en

Questions?
Please contact Janice Klein, SMAC-AAM Fellowship Chair, jkhm@mindspring.com

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