Session I of Managing Museum Volunteers will include strategies for volunteer recruitment, preparing your museum for volunteers, and trends in museum volunteering, including modifications for COVID-19. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of how to write a thorough volunteer job description, which will provide good foundational information for Session II. Workshop Slides Job Description Samples Job Description Template for …
Museum Skills Lab: Conducting an Inventory
Join us to discuss conducting an inventory in your museum. We will cover practical steps in the process, resources to consult if you’re stuck, and tips and tricks for how to make your inventory accurate, thorough, and complete. Slides Handouts Notes from the Session
Museum Skills Lab: Fun With Forms!
Come learn about or refresh your hand at using Deeds of Gift, Condition Reports, and Accession Forms – we’ll be quick, and you’ll leave with templates and brief instructions. Agenda Slides Accession Form Template Accession Form Checklist & Instructions Condition Report Template Condition Report Checklist & Instructions Deed of Gift Template
Museum Skills Lab: When to Call a Conservator
This workshop will be taught by UMFA Conservator Robyn Haynie and NHMU Anthropology Collections Manager Glenna Nielsen-Grimm. Participants will learn about collections documentation and record-keeping forms, including hands-on practice with templates. Additionally, we will learn about cleaning collections objects, and what we can do ourselves and what should be left to conservators. We will cover hands-on demonstrations of dry-cleaning methods, …
Museum Skills Lab: Building a Marketing Plan
Come learn the basics of building a museum marketing plan from David Wicai, former Manager of Marketing and Communications at Utah Arts and Museums, and the current Director of the Land Cruiser Heritage Museum. Workshop will include hands-on activities, as well as an opportunity to begin working on a marketing plan for your own museum. Workshop Materials: PowerPoint Handout 1: …
Museum Skills Lab: Building a Fundraising Plan
JOIN US! for our upcoming Museum Skills Lab, all about how to write a fundraising plan for your museum. The workshop will be held from 11 am – 1 pm on Monday, December 17, 2018 in the State Archives Building (346 S Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101). The workshop is free, but registration is required. POST WORKSHOP …
Museum Volunteer Management
This two-part workshop series will provide training to museum staff, volunteer, and volunteer coordinators on effective volunteer management and recruiting. Upon completion of the program, participants can expect to assess volunteer needs and match them with the goals of the museum in addition to developing relevant volunteer roles and opportunities to address critical needs at your museum.
Managing Antiquities in Museum Collections
This workshop is aimed at those museums who hold or who encounter archaeological or antiquities collections in their work. Presenters include Glenna Nielsen-Grimm, from Natural History Museum of Utah, Jonathan Till, from Edge of the Cedars Museum, Diana Barg from BLM, and Shawn Lambert, from State History’s Antiquities Section. The day will focus heavily on conversation, question and answer sessions, …
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