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IAM IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE FUNDS APPROVED FOR SUSPENDED PUBLIC MUSEUM CAPITAL GRANTS!

This year at Museum Day, IAM teamed up with Museums in the Park to ask the General Assembly to address the 2015 suspension of the Public Museum Grants.  We are pleased to announce that the funds were restored!


2018 Annual Conference

July 18-21, 2018
Hilton Chicago

The Association of Midwest Museums and Illinois Association of Museums are pleased to announce our 2018 Conference: Fostering Transparency, Strengthening Public Trust, to be held in Chicago, IL on July 18-21, 2018, concurrently with the Visitor Studies Association Conference.   

 Economic Impact Statement

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Annual Meeting and Awards Presentations

October 4-5, 2018

This year's annual meeting and awards presentations will take place on October 4-5, 2018, in conjunction with the Conference on Illinois History in Springfield.  IAM will be offering museum-related sessions and a workshop geared for museum volunteers and staff.  The Conference on Illinois History is focusing on Illinois at the Bicentennial and will also include teacher workshops. More information will be coming soon!