posted on: 10/29/2014 - 2:51pm by areed
Balboa Park Online Collaborative attended the Western Museum Conference in Las Vegas, from October 5-8.
According to their website, The Western Museum Association’s mission is “providing professional development for museum professionals since 1935.” They go on to say that “The Western Museums Association (WMA) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to serving museums, museum professionals, as well as the related organizations and individuals, by providing vision, enrichment, intellectual challenge, and a forum for communication and interaction. The WMA is primarily comprised of members across the Western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and international members from Mexico, British Columbia, and the Pacific Islands, among others.” From our experience, WMA is an excellent organization that fosters camaraderie and cooperation among large and small museums and cultural organizations throughout the Western region of North America. Their membership base covers all aspects of museum infrastructure…From registrars, to finance, to technology, to collections, education, HR, CEOs and Executive Directors.
BPOC members have attended the conference, and presented projects in the past, but this was the first...Read The Rest