Schedule at a Glance


WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020

8:00 am to 4:00 pm Registration, Solomon Juneau and Pere Marquette


12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshops (Click here to learn more)

  • Strategies for Funding Capital Projects (Development & Finance)
  • Evolve Your Disaster Preparedness: The Deep End of Wet Salvage (Collections Stewardship)
  • Universal Design in Museums (Audience & Community Engagement, Exhibit Development)
  • Introduction to Cultural Competency (Leadership & Management, Audience & Community Engagement)

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Opening Event @ Milwaukee Public Museum/Milwaukee County Historical Society

Sponsored by Mutual of America


THURSDAY, July 23, 2020

6:00 am to 10:00 am Exhibitor Set-up, Milwaukee Room Foyer & Atrium/Regency Ballroom & Regency Pre-Function


8:00 am to 4:30 pm Registration, Solomon Juneau and Pere Marquette


8:00 am to 8:45 am First-Time Attendee Meetup, Executive A/B

Whether this is your first time attending AMM and/or the first conference you’ve attended in a long time, conferences can be both exciting and more than a little intimidating. Are you looking for ways to make the AMM/WFM experience more fun and less intimidating? Join us as we discuss ways to engage with your colleagues and peers and make the most out of your time at the conference.


8:00 am to 12:00 pm Coffee Service, Exhibit Areas

Sponsored by The Shipping Monster


9:00 am to 10:15 am Breakout Sessions


10:00 am to 6:00 pm Exhibits Open, Milwaukee Room Foyer & Atrium/Regency Ballroom & Regency Pre-Function


10:00 am to 6:00 pm Wisconsin Showcase, Crystal Room

Sponsored by Wisconsin Historical Society


10:45 pm to 12:00 pm Opening Plenary – Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, Regency Ballroom


12:15 pm to 1:45 pm MRC Meeting, Offsite


12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Open Space/Networking Lunch, Regency Ballroom


2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Breakout Sessions


3:00 pm to 4:15 pm Breakout Sessions


4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Cocktails with Exhibitors & Poster Session, Exhibits Areas & Regency Ballroom


6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EMP Meetup, Vue East


6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Thursday Night Event @ the Harley Davidson Museum


FRIDAY, July 24, 2020

7:30 am to 8:45 am Leadership Breakfast, Haggerty Museum of Art


8:00 am to 4:30 pm Registration, Solomon Juneau and Pere Marquette


8:00 am to 12:00 pm Coffee Service, Exhibit Areas

Sponsored by Kraemer Design + Production


8:30 am to 2:00 pm Exhibits Open, Milwaukee Room Foyer & Atrium/Regency Ballroom & Regency Pre-Function


9:00 am to 9:45 am Breakout Sessions


9:45 am to 10:45 am Morning Break with Exhibitors, Exhibit Areas


10:00 am to 5:00 pm Wisconsin Showcase, Crystal Room

Sponsored by Wisconsin Historical Society


10:45 am to 12:00 pm Keynote, Regency Ballroom


12:15 pm to 1:30 pm AMM & WFM Awards Lunch, Regency Ballroom


2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions (Mini-Workshops)


3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Exhibitor Tear Down, Milwaukee Room Foyer & Atrium/Regency Ballroom & Regency Pre-Function


4:15 pm to 5:00 pm Breakout Sessions


6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Closing Night Reception @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

Sponsored by HGA Architects


SATURDAY, July 25, 2020

8:30 am to 10:00 am Registration, Solomon Juneau and Pere Marquette


8:30 am to 9:00 am Coffee Service, Museum of Wisconsin Art at St. John’s on the Lake


9:00 am to 10:00 am Flash Talks, Museum of Wisconsin Art at St. John’s on the Lake


10:00 am to 12:00 pm Milwaukee Museum Mile Tours and Free Exploration

  • Museum of Wisconsin Art at St. John’s on the Lake
  • Jewish Museum Milwaukee
  • North Point Lighthouse and Museum
  • Charles Allis Art Museum
  • Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum