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Workshops

Audiovisual Materials: Like a box of Chocolates - You Never Know What You're Going to Get
Presenter: Mary Huelsbeck, Assistant Director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Spring 2013

An Informal Exploration of the Charms and Terrors of Museum Education
Presenter: Richard Hedderman, MPM Educator
Spring 2013

Writing Winning Grants for Museums
Presenter: Sally Stanton, Ph.D., UWM Department of English
Fall 2012

The Evolution of The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts
Presenter: Melissa Wraalstad, Executive Director, The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts
Fall 2012

From Cabinets to Computers: The Museum Collections Database System
Presenters: Debra Miller, MPM Collections Management System Administrator, Michael Reuter, MCHS Objects Curator, Stephanie Hanson, MAM Rights and Reproductions/Database Administrator
Spring 2012

Tools for a Successful Resume
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae, Museum Studies Program Coordinator
Spring 2012

Object Photography
Presenter: Claudia Jacobson, MPM registrar
Fall 2011

All that Glitters: Antique and Costume Jewelry from Queen Victoria to the Beatles
Presenter: Ann Koski, Retired director of the Wisconsin Historical Museum
Fall 2011

An Introduction to Mountmaking in Museums
Presenter: Emilio Bras, MPM Mountmaker and Lighting Expert
Fall 2011

An Introduction to Mountmaking in Museums
Presenter: Emilio Bras, MPM Mountmaker and Lighting Expert
Spring 2011

NAGPRA at 20 Years: Then and Now
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae, Museum Studies Program Coordinator
Fall 2010

Collections Care for the Small Museum
Presenter: Nicolette Meister, Craig Hadley
Location: Beloit College Museums
Fall 2010

Greening Your Museum—More Than a Fad
Presenters: Ellen Censky, MPM VP of Museum Programs; James Shields, AIA, Master Planner and Designer at HGA Architects and Engineers
Spring 2010

Tools for a Successful Resume
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae, Museum Studies Program Coordinator
Spring 2010

The WPA and the Milwaukee Handicraft Project
Presenter: Jackie Schweitzer, MPM Honorary Curator, History Department
Fall 2009

Teaching with Objects: A Multi-sensory Approach
Presenter: Dawn Koceja, MPM Early Childhood Educator
Fall 2009

Boxing, Packing and Crating
Presenter: Claudia Jacobson, MPM Registrar
Spring 2009

Education without Boundries: Distance Learning Program Planning and Technology
Presenter: Gaye-Lynn Clyde, MPM Educator
Spring 2009

Documentation and Preservation of Maritime Cultural Resources
Presenter: Kevin Cullen, Archaeology Associate, Discovery World
Fall 2008

The Quilts in Your Museum Collection
Presenter: Valerie Davis, Museum Studies Program alum and graduate student at University of Nebraska- Lincoln
Spring 2008

Tools For A Successful Resume
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae, Collections Manager/ Associate Curator, Anthropology, Milwaukee Public Museum
Spring 2008

Learning on Display
Presenter: Linda D'Acquisto, Kid Curators, LLC
Fall 2007

A Fist Full of Dollars, Numismatics in Museum Collections: History, Care and Interpretation
Presenter: Al Muchka, History Curator, Milwaukee Public Museum
Fall 2007

Care and Preservation of Natural History Collections—The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Presenters: Christine Del Re, MPM Senior Conservator, MPM
Laura Halverson, Registrar, UW Zoological Museum
Spring 2007

Accessibility Issues in the Museum Environment
Presenter: Kriston Johnson, Project Development and Accessibility Specialist, Derse Exhibits
Spring 2007

Building the Harley-Davidson Museum, Triumphs and Tribulations
Presenters: Harley-Davidson Archives and Collections Staff
Spring 2007

Introduction to Digital Photography and Scanning
Presenter: Claudia Jacobson, MPM REgistrar
Fall 2006

Keep Your Powder Dry: A primer on firearms for museums
Al Muchka, Associate Curator of History, MPM
Fall 2006

Website Development
Presenter: Homer Hruby, Web Developer, College of Letters and Science, UW-Milwaukee
Spring 2006

Paradigms of Paradise: An Overview of Oceanic Art
Presenter: George Ulrich, Curator Emeritus of African and Oceanic Cultures, MPM
Spring 2006

Archival fundamentals for Museum Collections Staff
Presenter: Mark Thiel, Marquette University, Milwaukee
Fall 2005

Evaluation by Necessity
Presenter: Kim Louagie, Curator of Exhibits, Outagamie Historical Society
Fall 2005

Photographic Identification and Digital Projects Distance Learning Workshop
Presenters: Debbie Hess Norris, University of Delaware
Steve Puglia, Imaging Consultant
Spring 2005

Disaster Response in Cultural Institutions
Spence Stehno, Safety Coordinator, Milwaukee Public Museum
Co-sponsored with Wisconsin Federation of Museums
Spring 2005

Museum Education Presentation
Presenter: Karla Wheeler, Museum Educator, Logan Museum of Anthropology
Spring 2005

Museum Shops
Presenter: Kathy Miller, MPM Director of Retail Operations
Fall 2004

American Indian Material Culture Identification
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae
Fall 2004

Candid Camera: The Power of Photographs in Museums
Presenter: Jasmine Alinder, UWM History Department
Spring 2004

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae
Spring 2004

Historical Societies, Museums and Schools: The Best of Partners
Sheboygan Historical Society (Sheboygan)
Spring 2004

The Care of Furniture and Coatings on Wooden Artifacts
Wisconsin Historical Society (Madison)
Spring 2004

Association of Midwest Museums Annual Meeting
Fall 2003

Museums and Difference Conference
Co-Sponsored Center For 21st Century Studies, UWM and the Milwaukee Art Museum
Fall 2003

Native American Art Survey
Presenter: Bill Mercer, Curator of Native American Art, Portland Art Museum
Spring 2003

What's It Really Like Out There?: Views from the Museum Field
Presenters: Local Museum Studies Program Alumni
Spring 2003

Making Choices: Exhibition Development and Design
Presenter: Erich Zuern, Producer, Derse Exhibits
Fall 2002

Identifying Historical Materials
Presenter: Al Muchka, Curator of American and Local History, MPM
Fall 2002

Collection Profiling for Museum Professionals
Presenter: Sally Shelton, Collections Officer, National Museum of Natural History
Fall 2002

Daniel's Story
Presenter: Mary Ellen Sampe, Museum Educator, MPM
Spring 2002

Museums and Appraisers: Understanding Appraisal Theory, Practice, and Ethics
Presenter: John Buxton, Judith Martin, and George Juno, Professional Appraisers
Spring 2002

Disaster Response In Cultural Institutions
Presenter: Spence Stehno, Safety Coordinator, MPM
Spring 2002

Seeing It My Way: Visitor Learning in Museums
Presenter: Georgia Lang, Curator of Education, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Fall 2001

Resume Workshop
Presenter: Dawn Scher Thomae, Collections Manager/Associate Curator of Anthropology, MPM
Fall 2001

Packing, Boxing, and Crating Workshop
Presenter: Claudia Jacobson, Registrar, MPM
Spring 2001

Cloaked in Blood: Mary Todd Lincoln's Cloak
Presenter: Nancy Buenger, Conservator, Chicago Historical Society
Spring 2001

Accessibility in the Museum Environment
Presenter: Kristin Johnson, Accessibility Specialist, Derse Exhibits
Spring 2001

Introduction to Conservaton
Presenters: Chris Del Re, Chief Conservator;
Cricket Harbeck, Asst. Conservator, MPM
Fall 2000

Textile Identification
Presenter: Mary Ann Fitzgerald, Curator of the Helen Allen Textile Collection, Madison
Fall 2000