ICOM-US Annual Meeting and Activities at the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Annual Meeting 

#AAMvirtual theme announced: Radical Reimagining

May 18 & June 1-4
Kicking off on International Museums Day, May 18, and continuing June 1-4, the AAM Virtual Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo (#AAMvirtual) will bring you networking opportunities, inspiring programming, and the MuseumExpo to a new virtual experience.

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**Those who register ahead of May 18, will receive login credentials prior to May 17. Those registering between May 18 and June 1, will receive login information prior to June 1. Registrations received on or after June 1, will receive their credentials within a few hours. If you have not received the instructions by May 17, please contact [email protected]

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ICOM-US Virtual Annual Meeting

Monday, May 18
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11:30am-12:00pm ET: ICOM-US Annual Member Luncheon and Business Meeting Webinar

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the live webinar. You can view the recorded version of the webinar here. To view the webinar with captioning, please click here.

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More Webinars Coming Soon!

Thursday, June 4
• 4
:00pm-5:00pm ET: I
NTERNATIONAL HOT TOPICS: Discussions from Kyoto
What challenges do you share with your international colleagues? Join members of the ICOM-US Board as they discuss issues raised at the 2019 ICOM general conference in Kyoto--climate change, disaster resilience, and cultural heritage preservation; inclusion, diversity, and decolonization; and immigration, and ethical dilemmas--all amplified by the worldwide pandemic and the search for a new definition of museum. This session is sponsored by ICOM-US.

• Museum Definition Roundtable
-Time TBD

ICOM-US In-Person Sessions and Events (In-Person conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Sunday, May 17
12:00-5:00pm PST: ICOM-US Board Meeting *invitation only*

Monday, May 18
10:30-11:45am PST: International Hot Topics: Discussions from Kyoto

11:40am-1:00pm PST: ICOM-US Luncheon and Business Meeting
Keynote Speakers: Suay Aksoy, ICOM President and Kaywin Feldman, Director of the National Gallery of Art

1:00-2:00pm PST: Museum Disasters: Be Prepared & Preserve Cultural Heritage

International Museum Day (May 18, 2020)
The theme is “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”
find out how you can participate for 2020 here! 
#IMD2020

Tuesday, May 19
2:00-7:00pm PST: ICOM-US Mural Tour and Reception 
Mural visits include: Pan American Unity Mural, Diego Rivera at City College of San Francisco. Life of Washington Mural, Victor Arnautoff at GW San Francisco High School. Allegory of California Mural, Diego Rivera and Dinner Reception at the City Club of San Francisco.

Wednesday, May 20
9:00-10:00am PST: The Great Debate-What is a Museum? A worldwide debate of a new definition

11:00-12:00pm PST: Climate Resilience and Ocean Conservation Museum: Bridge to the Future