Western Museums Association (WMA)

WMA Annual Meeting

San Jose, CA | October 24-27, 2015

The Western Museum Association will hold its annual meeting from October 24 to 27 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California, and Gallery Systems would love to see you there. This year’s theme: Listen, Learn, Lead, focusses on becoming a leader in the museum field and the importance of listening to our communities. Plus, there’s much to enjoy in this museum-filled city. You can learn more and register here.

Conference Highlights:

Select from a variety of pre-conference tours on Saturday, October 24, including:

  • Fun in the Sun at Runnymede Sculpture Farm
  • Sports and Culture at the 49ers Museum
  • Private Tour of the Splendid Heritage Collection

Pre-conference workshops include topics such as disaster preparedness and design to improve the visitor experience. And, evening events take you from The San Jose Museum of Art, The Tech Museum of Innovation, the Children’s Discovery Museum, and History San Jose to the Computer History Museum (whose President and CEO, John Hollar, is also the keynote speaker).

Find inspiration at valuable sessions on topics such as:

  • Engaging next-generation audiences
  • Working with governing bodies
  • Using fundraising data to increase giving
  • Data management
  • Grant writing
  • And much more

Be sure to stop by Gallery System’s exhibition booth #14 to see our world-leading collections management software solutions for collections of any type and size.