ISSI’s Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues announces:
Native American Museum Studies Institute: A Professional Development Opportunity for Tribal Museum Professionals
Tuesday, June 9 - Friday, June12, 2015
to be held at University of California, Berkeley
-Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues, UC Berkeley
-California Indian Museum and Cultural Center
-Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, UC Berkeley
Supported with generous funding from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.
Goal: to develop the capacity of tribal community members to
· Conserve and revitalize tribal cultural heritage
· Foster tribal representations and partnerships
· Educate tribal and non-tribal communities through museum development and exhibits
Workshop topics will include:
· Collections Management and Cataloging
· Conservation/Collections Care
· Curation and Exhibit Design
· Educational Programming
· Museum Management
· Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
· Museum Fundraising
· Tribal Partnerships and Collaborations with Counties, States, and Agencies
· Priority will be given to those already working or volunteering with a tribe’s collection in a museum or in another tribal cultural preservation project
· Those planning a museum or other cultural preservation project may also apply and may be accepted depending upon availability
· The training is tuition free to the participants.
· A $50 non-refundable fee will be used to provide lunch and materials.
· Participants will be responsible for their other meals, lodging, and travel expenses (see website for more details). Partial travel stipends are available in case of financial need.
· Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2015.
· Space is limited
· Application form and complete application instructions can be downloaded from our website at crnai.berkeley.edu or obtained via fax or mail by calling 510-643-7237.
For more information, call Christine Trost at 510-643-7237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org