West Virginia Association of Museums
2019 Annual Conference
Falling into Rank: Discovering Our
March 29-31, 2019
in Kingwood, WV
About the Conference
Join WVAM as we learn about West Virginia’s military history at Camp Dawson in Kingwood!
The conference registration rate for WVAM members is $100 by or on March 15, or $125 after March 15. A single-day rate of $75 is available to members. For non-members, the pre-registration rate is $125, or $150 after March 15. The single-day rate for non-members is $100.
Pre-Conference Activities are offered as well on March 28. Locations will be announced closer to the conference. Pre-Conference registration is $30, regardless of membership.
Conference session topics include:
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- To be announced!
- To be announced!
WVAM Member Registration
Preregister and save $20
Preregister and save $25
Register for the Pre-Conference tours: TBA
Book Your Stay
We will be staying at Camp Dawson Event Center. To book your room call 304.791.7002. Give the name of our conference and the following confirmation to the agent when booking the room: 130601.
If you experience any issues or have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org,
1001 Army Rd.
Kingwood, WV 26537
Scholarships to WVAM’s Annual Conference are available to individual members as well as institutional members on a per-person basis. Scholarships cover the conference registration fee, but scholarship recipients are responsible for covering their own lodging costs (low-cost lodging options may be available).
Scholarship applications are due by January 16, 2019.
Conference News Feed
Extension – 2019 Conference Proposals
We are excited to announce that we have extended the proposal deadline for our 2019 conference! The WV Association of Museum’s Annual conference “Falling Into Rank – Discovering our Military History” will take place March 28th through March 31st in Kingwood, WV. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the WV […]
Call for Proposals-Conference 2019
We are pleased to announce that the West Virginia Association of Museums’ annual meeting and conference will be held March 28-31, 2019, in Kingwood, West Virginia. The theme of our 2019 conference is “Falling into Rank: Discovering our Military History!” As we move past World War I’s centennial and approach anniversaries of modern wars, it […]
Conference Schedule Announced
The 2018 conference schedule has been announced! From our pre-conference tours to evening meals to our 18 sessions to our keynote to our snack times, everything is in there! Go to our conference page on our website to download it. We look forward to seeing many of you at conference!
Conference Keynote Speaker Announced
The West Virginia Association of Museums is pleased to announce our keynote speaker for our annual conference in Charleston, WV on March 22-24, 2018: Nancy Moses, the chair of the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC). Nancy began her career as a Program Chief at the National Endowment for the Humanities and then went on […]
Pre-Conference Tours Announced
On March 21, 2018, the day before our annual conference begins, WVAM will hold its pre-conference tours! Our first visit will be J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works in Rand, WV. Our next stop is the town of Malden, which is full of history associated with the life of Booker T. Washington, the salt industry, and slavery […]
WVAM Call for Proposals
Mark Your Calendars for Our Annual Conference and Meeting Join WVAM as we build our museum community and take over Charleston! Communities are ever expanding entities; people come and go, interests change over time, and new ideas and time-tested tactics must come into play to both maintain and build relationships. By strengthening our community ties, whether […]