Upcoming Events

February 2018

February 2, 2018 | 2 p.m.

Webinar: Free Active Shooter Training for Museums

Laura Casey

This training program, led by Sergeant Michael Monaghan of the Texas Department of Public Safety, is designed to teach you, as a museum staff, volunteer or board member, to take direct responsibility for your personal safety and security in the museum and beyond. It stresses awareness, preparation, and rehearsal; the keys to safety. You will learn how, with proper mindset and the necessary tools, to be better equipped to react with purpose and to maximize your chance of survival if involved in an active shooter situation. Free but you must register

February 10, 2018 | 11:00 AM

TalkAbout: Printmaking & Technology

Women & Their Work

By exploring and examining new forms of printmaking using circuiting and thermochromic pigments, artist Evelyn Contreras and Hiba Ali will discuss how technology has influenced printmaking and has created a multidisciplinary art form. Basic circuiting enhances print presentation through movement and light by utilizing LED diodes and DC motors. Thermo-chromic prints change in color based on temperature interventions. TalkAbout is a new program that facilitates casual Saturday morning conversations with artists and the people who inspire them. This event is free and open to the public. Coffee, mimosas, and breakfast snacks provided!

February 20, 2018 | 10 a.m.

Free Webinar: Big Marketing for Small Museums

Laura Casey

Everyone wants to get the word out about their great museum but some can’t afford a dedicated marketing department. So what can you do to market your site on a small budget?  Mary Jane Connor, Director of Marketing at the Wisconsin Historical Society, shares some of her top tips for small museums with big marketing needs. This webinar is free but you must register.