STATEWIDE NEWS: Muse News August 2017 from the Utah Division of Arts & Museums

Utah Museums Association Conference, Upcoming training, Professional Development opportunities and more! 
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Register for the 2017 Annual Conference Today! 
Don't forget to register for this year's Utah Museums Association Annual Conference, October 11-13th in Vernal, UT. Last day to register for the conference is August 31, so don't delay! 
For more information on registration, accomodations, and other conference events, please see utahmuseums.org.
APPLY TODAY! 
Professional Development Support
The Division of Arts & Museums now offers professional development support for key board members, staff, or volunteers to attend training and workshops. Scholarship requests must be received as part of an application, found here. We will reimburse approved applications up to $200 for the cost of registration for these trainings.
Upcoming Workshop--SAVE THE DATE!
Join us for a full day, hands-on workshop on Monday, September 25th at the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts. Attendees will learn to the basics on how to mat and frame 2-dimensional objects while keeping your museum objects safe. Registration is limited to 10 people. Click here for details. 
Preservation Assessment Available
The Office of Museum Services offers Preservation Assessments is offering assessments to museums on a first come, first serve basis. Assessments include a site visit and thorough report on collections recommendations from the Museum Services Manager. 

Click here for more information and to request an assessment. 
Are you a Utah Certified Museum? 
Museum Certification now lasts for five years from your certification application. Certification allows for your museum to apply to our museum grants and have access to a discounted Charitable Solicitations Permit. Contact Jennifer Ortiz, Museum Services Manager, to find out if your museum is certified today at jenniferortiz@utah.gov

Click here for the Utah Certified Museum Application. 
Cultural Asset Map 
The Utah Cultural Alliance launched a Cultural Asset Map to gather and share our cultural and arts organizations across the state. Click on this link to add your organization and help grow the map today! 
Utah Office of Tourism Grants 
Marketing Grants Available 
The state Office of Tourism has grant funds available to assist with marketing efforts through the Cafeteria Co-op . Cities, counties, and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. For more information on the Co-op program, upcoming deadlines, and viable projects, please click here. 
Utah State Archives Grants
Digitization Grants Available: Deadline Sept. 1st 
Grants are available for museums and local history organizations to care and preserve archival documents and materials. For more information on the grants, guidelines, and previous awardees, please click here

Utah State History Conference

The Utah Division of State History presents the annual history conference "Local Matters: Interweaving Historical Threads of Community" on October 10-11th. For more information and to register, please click here
 
 

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