Scholarship Deadline EXTENDED and Early Registration Closing on August 31st: “Museums Different,” Second Biennial Conference of the  Council for Museum Anthropology

Registration and Lodging

Registration is now open! Please visit the conference website for more information on registration, lodging, and visiting Santa Fe. Registration fee is $125. 

*** Early registration is closing on August 31, 2019. 

Session participants are required to register for the conference on or before this date. Starting on September 1, 2019, registration fee will increase to $150. ***

Hotel Information:

Santa Fe Sage Inn & Suites

725 Cerrillos Road

Santa Fe, NM 87505

We have reserved a small block of discounted sleeping rooms. Reserve your room by calling 505.982.5952, toll free at 866.433.0335, or use this special link to book online. The special rate that AAA and CMA have secured is $120 S/D plus tax and Xperience Xclusive fees. The Xperience Xclusive fee is an additional $15.00 per night. When making reservations by phone, please ask for the Museums Different: The Council for Museum Anthropology Conference rate. The block of rooms is limited, and rooms might sell out before the deadline. To ensure availability at the group rate, please make your reservations as soon as possible, as September is in high demand for the Santa Fe area.


Travel and Registration Scholarships for 

Students, Native Participants, and Native Attendees: 

The Council for Museum Anthropology is pleased to announce that additional funding is now available for travel and/or registration for students, Native attendees, and Native participants.

To be eligible, applicants must be Native artists, museum professionals, THPOs, or working in another capacity in which attendance at the conference will enhance either their personal, artistic, or professional development. Applications may also be non-Native tribal museum staff working for tribal museums or non-Native students. Applicants must be living and/or working in the following states or provinces: Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Wisconsin, or Washington. 

The second round of applications closes on Friday August 30, 2019.

Please note that scholarships will likely not cover the full cost of attending the conference. Applicants are expected to make a contribution to their own expenses. For example, meals not included in the conference program must be paid for outside of the scholarship funds.


Call for Volunteers 

We are looking for conference volunteers to assist with registration, AV, catering, busses, and social media. Please email us at cmaconference2019@gmail.comif you are interested!