ISSI’s Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues announces:
Native AmericanMuseum Studies Institute:
A Professional Development Opportunity for Tribal Museum Professionals
June 2-6, 2014
To Be Held At University of California, Berkeley
Goal is 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; lunch is provided
• Participants will be responsible for their other meals, lodging, and travel expenses (see website for more details). Partial travel stipends may be available in case of financial need.
• Review of applications will begin on March 3, 2014.
• 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 510-643-7238.
-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
C.N. Gorman Museum, UC Davis
Center for Digital Archaeology, UC Berkeley
For more information, call Deborah Lustig at 510-643-7238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .