Join NMA’s first ever virtual Zoom meeting “Cataloging and Catching Up” on the 3rd Friday of each month 3pm CST. The NMA board missed seeing everyone at the annual conference. We will to take turns hosting informal, round-table style chats via Zoom to talk about topics affecting Nebraska Museums. We might not have the answers, but let’s get together and share ideas.
Grab a cup of coffee or favorite snack, and join us for your afternoon break to discuss all thing Nebraska Museums.
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Up Coming Schedule:
- October 23, 2020, 3:00pm Central Time
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Previous Zoom Catch-Ups
May 2020: Hosted by Erin Hauser, director of the Saunders County Museum and NMA Vice-President. Erin will help lead the discussion about what Nebraska museums are doing to deal with the COVID-19 crisis and plans for re-opening to the public. Recording coming soon.
June 26, 2020: COVID-19 opening follow-up. An open discussion about what Nebraska museums have learned so far after reopening due to COVID-19 closures. Zoom recording.
July 24, 2020: This month, we will discuss racial disparity issues, minority and racial representations in our museums, and how we can better represent those populations and cultures. Zoom recording.
August 25, 2020: This month we continue to racial disparity issues, minority and racial representations in our museums, and how we can better represent those populations and cultures. Zoom recording.
September 25, 2020: How to Positively and Responsibly Deaccession from your Museum’s Collection. NMA members discussed how to positively and responsibly deaccession items from permanent collections, as well as utilizing “active” or “deliberate” collecting moving forward to minimize future deaccessioning. Zoom recording.