Call for INFOrm Submissions
Winter 2020 INFOrm - Call for
How does your institution ensure your collections are
sustainable? How are you leveraging your collections practices to
ensure the sustainability of your museum?
For the Winter 2020 issue of INFOrm, the AMA invites
submissions that address innovative projects, practices, and
strategies for maintaining and developing collections that ensure
an institution's long-term growth and sustainability.
Topics may address one or more facets of sustainability; please
see the AMA's Sustainability
Working Group Recommendations Report for definitions. Examples
of topics may include (but are not limited to):
- Cultural - e.g., addressing cultural considerations that affect
- Health and Well-being - e.g., strategies for maintaining a
healthy collection and a healthy collections management team
- Environmental - e.g., navigating physical constraints that
affect collections storage, conservation, etc.
- Financial - e.g., resources for caring for collections within
limited financial means
- Social - e.g., building community interest and engagement with
your institution through your collections
Submissions should range from 300 - 500 words and may include
relevant links, photos, videos, or other multimedia. Please note
that the AMA reserves the right to edit articles and photos.
Share your story of sustainable collecting with the museum
community: the deadline for article submissions is Friday,
January 31, 2020.
To submit an article, or for more information about
INFOrm, please contact email@example.com.
INFOrm is the quarterly e-magazine of the Alberta
Museums Association. It is a member-driven publication designed to
share best practices, foster a sense of collaboration between
Alberta museum professionals, and highlight the vital work that
museums are doing to create more vibrant, engaged, and connected