Students, emerging and mid-career professionals, and seasoned veterans. Volunteer led organizations and those who employ staff.
Annual Workshop Series - Committees chaired by experienced museum professionals annually develop workshops on a variety of topics. These workshops are held at IMA member facilities and offered to IMA members at the lowest cost possible.
Annual Conference – The Iowa Museum Association annual conference is held at a different location in Iowa each year. Two and one-half days are packed with networking opportunities, career conversations, and educational sessions. Exhibitors are on hand to showcase their products.
Custom Training - The IMA will customize workshops and presentations as requested and able.
Field Services & Mentoring - IMA provides field services and mentoring for members.
Scholarships – Each year the IMA offers three scholarships so first time attendees may attend the Annual Conference.
Emerging Professionals - Emerging Professionals find support through an annual meeting at the IMA Conference, "Career Conversations", and an opportunity to submit a paper to present; and the IMA's Facebook page Iowa Museum Emerging Professionals.
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Find new career connections through the Colleague Directory, through interactions with Special Interest Groups, or by participating in our professional development and networking events.
Stay up-to-date on industry issues, opportunities, and legislative actions. Connect with other members and thought leaders in the industry through professional development and annual conference.
Continue your professional development through workshops, annual conference, and certifications while making connections that benefit your career.