Schedule at a Glance


NOTE: Networking events and other live program features are available only with All-Inclusive registrations. Zoom login and dial-in information will be available in the conference virtual platform.

All participants have access to pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library prior to the live program week and through February 2022. We encourage you to check out some of those sessions before joining us in live events! Click here to view the digital program.

MONDAY, November 1, 2021

LIVE EVENTS

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT)

  • Morning Networking Coffee: Directors & CEOs

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM ET (10:45 AM – 11:45 AM CT)

  • Opening Keynote Presentation: Inclusive Museum Leadership, by Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, Director at Illinois State Museum, and Chris Taylor, Chief Inclusion Officer for the State of Minnesota

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT)

ANYTIME ONLINE

  • Explore the Midwest in the Museums Evolving 2.0 Virtual Expo
  • Watch pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library

TUESDAY, November 2, 2021

LIVE EVENTS

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT)

  • Morning Networking Coffee: Exhibitions & Collections

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM ET (10:45 AM – 11:45 AM CT)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT)

  • Virtual Expo Lunchtime Networking Roundtable

ANYTIME ONLINE

  • Explore the Midwest in the Museums Evolving 2.0 Virtual Expo
  • Watch pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library

WEDNESDAY, November 3, 2021

LIVE EVENTS

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT)

  • Morning Networking Coffee: Marketing & Development

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM ET (10:45 AM – 11:45 AM CT)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT)

  • Lunchtime Networking Roundtable: Leadership at Every Level

ANYTIME ONLINE

  • Explore the Midwest in the Museums Evolving 2.0 Virtual Expo
  • Watch pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library

THURSDAY, November 4, 2021

LIVE EVENTS

This day is dedicated to live Q&A with recorded breakout session presenters. These sessions are roundtable discussions using Zoom Breakout Rooms. Each session focuses on a single session track. Each breakout room will feature the panelists of a different breakout session from the session library.

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT)

  • Q&A Session: Community Engagement & Partnerships Track
  • Q&A Session: In-Gallery & Virtual Exhibitions

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM ET (10:45 AM – 11:45 AM CT)

  • Q&A Session: Collections Stewardship
  • Q&A Session: Leadership, Management & Equity

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT)

  • Q&A Session: Fundraising & Finance
  • Q&A Session: Education & Programs
  • Q&A Session: Marketing & Digital Media

ANYTIME ONLINE

  • Explore the Midwest in the Museums Evolving 2.0 Virtual Expo
  • Watch pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library

FRIDAY, November 5, 2021

LIVE EVENTS

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET (9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT)

  • Morning Networking Coffee: Emerging Museum Professionals

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM ET (10:45 AM – 11:45 AM CT)

ANYTIME ONLINE

  • Explore the Midwest in the Museums Evolving 2.0 Virtual Expo
  • Watch pre-recorded breakout sessions in our session library