IMA Plugged-In

Welcome to IMA Plugged-In, a free monthly opportunity for Iowa museum professionals and volunteers to connect around topics of interest to the museum field. IMA Plugged-In is provided by the Iowa Museum Association.


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January 18, 2021.  Noon - 1 p.m.  Attorney David Bright, Pugh Hagan Prahm will share a legal update for nonprofits and answer questions.

February 15, 2021.  Noon - 1 p.m.  Using Canva to enhance your social media and branding.  Speakers:  Sarah Connors, Shelby Nelsen, Hannah Fredericks, Casie Vance.  View the recorded session HERE.

March 15, 2021.  Noon - 1 p.m.   Randi Korn, Founding Director of RK&A and author of Intentional Practice for Museums: A Strategy for Achieving Impact, will discuss how intentional practice can help small museums and professionals endure current events.

April 19, 2021. Noon - 1 p.m.  Collecting during Crisis.  Felicite Wolfe, African American Museum of Iowa, Nick Erickson, Grout Museum District and Liz Crooks, Old Capitol Museum.

May 17, 2021.  Noon - 1 p.m.   Strategic Survival & Synergy to Success: Planning how your organization can emerge from uncertain times as a stronger and energized team. James Hoelscher, CEcD, Senior Program Manager at UNI's Institute for Decision Making.

June 21, 2021.  Noon - 1 p.m.  Linda Norris, Senior Specialist in Methodology and Practice at International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, will introduce us to the work of Sites of Conscience and share resources available from her organization.

July 19, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.  Jenn Michaelree Squire, Interim Director of Visitor Programs at Washington National Cathedral, will share her experience working with volunteers.

August 16, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.  Melissa Kauffman, Jester Insurance, will share information on museum industry insurance, Directors & officers insurance, and more.  There will be ample time for questions.

September 20, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.  Jared McDonald, Executive Director of the Madison County Historical Complex, will share his experience working with a board of directors.

November 15, 2021. Noon - 1 p.m.  "Hospitality in a Heartbeat."  Carol Lilly, Downtown Development Specialist, Main Street Iowa.

1/18/2021 12:00 PM - 11/15/2021 12:00 PM
Central Standard Time

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