2017 CONFERENCE AT-A-GLANCE


AAAM conference registration, as well as all conference sessions and luncheons will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel

(1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036). 


MONDAY, JULY 31 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Conference Registration

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Offsite Insights Tour of Smithsonian's Pennsy Collection Storage Facility  

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Curator's Tour of Select Galleries (History, Military, Sports, and Cultural Expressions) at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM National Trust for Historic Preservation's Preservation Leadership Training Intensive

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Vendor/Exhibitor Set-Up @ Capital Hilton Hotel

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Twilight Reception @ Anacostia Community Museum (Invitation ONLY & RSVP REQUIRED)

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Opening Reception @ Pepco Edison Place Gallery

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 (Full Conference Day 1: PRESENCE)

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Conference Registration OPEN

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibition Hall OPEN

8:00 AM - 11:15 AM Professional Development (2017 Concurrent Sessions)

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Opening Plenary: Leadership Legacy Summit and Luncheon

1:45 PM - 5:00 PM Professional Development (2017 Concurrent Sessions)

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Complimentary Snack Break (Exhibition Hall)

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Welcome Reception @ Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

9:30 PM  After-Party at Busboys & Poets Tuesday Night Open Mic with Host Twain Dooley

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 (Full Conference Day 2: POWER)

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Conference Registration OPEN

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibition Hall OPEN

8:00 AM - 11:15 AM Professional Development (2017 Concurrent Sessions)

11:30 PM - 1:00 PM Power Luncheon and AAAM Awards Ceremony featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Carla Hayden

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Professional Development (2017 Concurrent Sessions)

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Complimentary Snack Break (Exhibition Hall)

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Authors Plenary and Panel Discussion

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Authors Book Signing  

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Speed Networking Session

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Evening Reception @ National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution

9:30 PM  After-Party at Quarter + Glory

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 (Full Conference Day 3: PERSISTENCE)

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Conference Registration OPEN

7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Networking Breakfast sponsored by Solid Light

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Exhibition Hall OPEN

9:00 AM - 11:45 AM Skill-Building Seminars (Seminar Descriptions)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Persistence Luncheon and AAAM Annual Business Meeting featuring Keynote Speaker Zena Howard

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Professional Development (2017 Concurrent Sessions)

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Complimentary Snack Break (Exhibition Hall)

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM Closing Plenary Part 1: State of Black Museums Forum (Part 1 Overview)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Closing Plenary Part 2: AAAM Fishbowl - The Path Forward (Part 2 Overview)

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Evening Reception @ National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution

10:30 PM  After-Party @ The Park at 14th Street

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 (Post-Conference Heritage Tours)

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Architectural Tour of the National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution ($50/per person)

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM African-American Military History Tour ($75/per person)

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM DC’s African American Heritage Trail Tour ($125/per person)

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM African-American Culinary Tour & Tasting at the National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution ($225/per person)

More details on Post-Conference Tours available at: http://blackmuseums.org/postconferencetours  



Click here to REGISTER for the 2017 Conference!

AAAM conference registration, as well as all conference sessions and luncheons will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel (1001 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036). For more information or questions about the 2017 Conference Program email: aaamconference@gmail.com

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