April 11-12, 2016
Knight Museum & Sandhills Center
Alliance, Nebraska

Join the Nebraska Museums Association at the Knight Museum & Sandhills Center in Alliance, NE on April 11-12, 2016 for our Annual Meeting and Conference. Enjoy a half day workshop, tours of area museums, stimulating speakers and sessions and more.

Online Registration now open!

Conference Schedule Now Available

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Conference Schedule Now Available

Conference Workshop:
pplogoNMA is excited to announce Brian Gomez, Vice President of PastPerfect Software, Inc., will present a 3-hour training workshop on April 11, 2016.

Visit the 2016 NMA Conference Workshop for more information.

Conference Highlights: 

  • Tours of the many and diverse attractions in Alliance. Stops include Carhenge, Nebraska State Veteran’s Cemetery, Dobby’s Frontier Town, Carnegie Arts Center and Sallow Military Museum
  • 3 hour workshop with Brian Gomez, Vice President of PastPerfect Software, Inc. 
  • Evening reception hosted by the Knight Museum board
  • Sessions and roundtable discussions on a wide variety of topics for museum staff, volunteers and board members.
    • Grant & exhibit funding through Mid-America Art Alliance
    • Problems museums of all sizes face (donations, pests, paperwork, HVAC, volunteers, training, etc.)
    • Social media, website, and inexpensive digital possibilities
    • Duties and responsibilities of board members
    • How to exhibit & interpret minorities and underrepresented populations
    • Education related session

Most importantly, the NMA conference builds friendships, partnerships, and networks among Nebraska museum professionals as we work to preserve our great state’s history, culture, and art.

Online Registration now open!

Alliance Hotel Information 

RV Parks

  • Sunset Motel & RV Park, 1210 E Highway 2, 308-762-8660
  • J & C Lawn Service & RV Park, 2491 S Highway 385, 308-762-3860

City of Alliance Visitors Bureau

Help spread the word! Download and share the PDF flyer about the conference: 
2016 NMA Conference highlights
2016 NMA Conference Workshop

Hotel information coming soon!

Contact your NMA Area Representative or
Kelli Bacon, NMA Conference Chair, 402-471-4766, kelli.bacon@nebraska.gov