Newsletter: MuseNews from the Utah Division of Arts and Museums

Upcoming professional development opportunities and workshops! 

Upcoming professional development opportunities and workshops! 
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Museum Certification 
Is your museum aUtah Certified Museum? Museum Certification is issued through the Division of Arts and Museums and makes your museum eligible to apply for UDAM's Museum Grants. Certification lasts for two years and is free to apply.

Please contact Jennifer Ortiz at 801-245-7288 if you are unsure of your certification status. 
Storage of Quilts and Coverlets - (Part 5 of 6) Conservation and Preservation of Heirloom Textiles
Ever wonder how to properly store quilts and coverlets from your collection? Check out the Minnesota History Society's videos on preserving textiles by following UDAM Museum Resources on Pinterest 
Grant Writing Basics 
Join the Grants Managers from the Utah Division of Arts and Museums and Utah Humanities for a free, hands-on grant writing workshop. Upcoming locations include Tooele, Moab, and Cache Valley.

For more information on dates, locations, and registration, please visit ourwebsite
History Conference 
The Utah Division of State History will present their annual conference "Rural Utah, Western Issues" on September 30th at the Utah Cultural Celebration. 
For more information on the conference schedule and registration, please see State History'swebsite. Registration is free for the full conference day. 
Don't forget to registerfor this year's Utah Museum Association conference! Cost of registration goes up after September 17th, so don't delay. 
Join us on October 17th for our next Museum Watch & Talk series, this time on managing your museum's board, with Kaia Landon, Director of the Brigham City Museum of Art and History. Registration is free!  For more information and to register, see ourEventbrite listing. For more information on the series, visitmuseum.utah.gov
Register for the Museum Watch & Talk Series
We need your feedback! 
The Utah Department of Heritage and Arts is seeking questions for the moderated general session at the upcoming Utah Museums Association conference titled "The Proposed Museum of History, Heritage, and Art: A Listening Session." This session will provide the museum community an opportunity to hear more on the proposed project and scope. Help us answer your questions by submitting questions here. To read more about the proposed museum, read the recent blog post on the UMA's blog. 
Don't forget about these professional development opportunities! 

September 14-17th: American Association for State and Local History Annual Conference, Detroit, MI 
September 25-28thWestern Museums Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ 
September 30thAnnual State History Conference, West Valley City 
October 12-14th: Utah Museums Association Conference in Ogden, UT 

November 10th-13th: 2016 National Humanities Conference, Salt Lake City, UT  

 
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