Museum professionals gain the most by networking with their colleagues across the state, digging deep in workshops, and celebrating the work of Minnesota's museums. With every event MAM hosts, we work to engage the museum community in all corners of the state and strengthen our institutions. Join us!

We regularly update the list of events, so check back often!

Have a great idea for an event you would like see or host? Let us know:

Upcoming events

    • Friday, May 18, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Northfield, MN

    Explore how partnerships in Northfield are helping move the community forward. We will visit the Northfield Historical Society, explore the Northfield History Collaborative (, discuss our collaborations, and hear from founding collaborative member the Rice County Historical Society. We will also talk about partnering with community businesses with the Northfield Historical Society's local business partner Imminent Brewing while enjoying some beer! 

    Free bus transportation is available from the Twin Cities; otherwise, just join us there!


    11:00 am: Board bus at the Minnesota Transportation Museum, St. Paul

    Lunch: Bring a lunch to eat on the bus

    12:00 pm: Arrive in Faribault at the Rice County Historical Society

    7:00 pm: Depart Northfield for the Twin Cities

    8:00 pm: Arrive back at the Minnesota Transportation Museum

    Further details:

    **Bus transportation-for those who register for FREE bus transportation to/from the Twin Cities, a coach bus will depart promptly at 11:00 am from the Minnesota Transportation Museum at 193 E Pennsylvania Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55130

    **On-Site Check In-For those not taking the bus, you can check in at the Rice County Historical Society at 1814 NW 2nd Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021 shortly before 12:00 pm.

    **Rain or Shine-Please come prepared to be outside for part of the time.

    **Food and Beverages-Please bring along food and beverages as needed to keep you nourished and hydrated. Imminent Brewing will have a food truck available at the end of the day, but supplemental snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome!

    • Monday, September 10, 2018
    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    • Minneapolis/St. Paul

    Each year, MAM convenes the museum community together to discuss best practices, new strategies and emerging solutions that are strengthening museum practice across the state.  MAM’s 2018 Annual Conference promises to be the leading museum networking event that takes place in Minnesota, with a simple, shared vision: Moving Forward Together.

    We will be gathering over two days at multiple sites across the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, including the Weisman Art Museum, Bell Museum and the Minnesota History Center.

    Join us for: 

    Keynote Speakers

    Flash Talks



    Opening Reception

    Vintage Bus Tours

    Annual MAM Business Meeting

    Call for proposals:

    Registration will be open later this spring!

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