Each year the Association of Midwest Museums hosts a conference in a new location in the Midwest, allowing us to refresh the focus of presentation content as we feature a variety of museums, projects and programs.
Partnership with Michigan Museums Association
Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI
Dates: October 2-5, 2019
Museum Hosts: Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum, and Grand Valley State University
Partnership with Illinois Association of Museums
Held concurrently with the Visitor Studies Association (VSA) Conference
Location: Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dates: July 18-21, 2018
Museum Hosts: Art Institute of Chicago, DuSable Museum of African-American History, Field Museum, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, National Museum of Mexican Art, and Smart Museum of Art
Partnership with Iowa Museum Association
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown Hotel, Des Moines, Iowa
Dates: July 12-15, 2017
Museum Hosts: The Des Moines Art Center, The Stuffed Olive, Salisbury House and Gardens, The Science Center of Iowa, The State Historical Museum of Iowa
Partnership with Minnesota Association of Museums
Location: Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dates: July 27-30, 2016
Museum Hosts: The Museum of Russian Art, The Bakken Museum, American Swedish Insitute, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Science Museum of Minnesota, Minnesota Children’s Museum, Mill City Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Minnesota Transportation Museum
Location: Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dates: July 19-22, 2015
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Dates: July 14-17, 2014
90 Years of Conferences
Did you know that the Association of Midwest Museums has been hosting conferences since 1927? It’s true!
Learn more about our early days and read the remarks from presenters at the 1934 Annual Conference in Columbus, OH in the Ohio History Connection’s online journal (OHJ): 1934
Explore programs from past conferences:
Host AMM in your city!
Interested in hosting the conference in your city? Interested host museums are invited to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.