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SEMC 2022
*SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE 

*The agenda below is a working schedule as of 8/2022. Please check the official Preliminary Program on PheedLoop (see link below) for real-time updates.

SEMC2022 Preliminary Program

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

    1:00 – 4:30 pm

    Registration - Rogers Convention Center 

    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Pre-Conference Workshops



    • #1 The Basics and Best Practices in Museum Interpretation 

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

      (Pre-registration required, Max 24,$25 - includes transportation)


      • #2 Touchable Paintings: Bridging Access and Images 

      Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

        (Pre-registration required, Max 24,$25 - includes transportation)

         10:00AM -12:30PM
        •  #3 Smithsonian Institution's Our Shared Future: Reckoning with Our Racial Past/ National Museum of the American Indian Listening Session

        Rogers Convention Center

        8/17 THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. SEMC has begun a waitlist (on the registration page)

         
        1:00pm - 3:00pm  Pre-Conference Tours 
         
        • Tour #1 Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center (Springdale, AR)
        Pre-registration required, Max 25,$25 - includes transportation
         
        • Tour #2  Museum of Native American History (MONAH) Bentonville, AR
        8/17 THIS TOUR IS FULL. SEMC has begun a waitlist (on the registration page)
          1:00pm-4:00pm
          •  Explore Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Momentary, Amazeum, and historic downtown Bentonville on your own.

          Take advantage of flat fee, round trip transportation to spend the afternoon in Bentonville.                                 

          Pre-registration required, Max 25, $25 for r/t transportation 

          3:00pm-5:00pm  Exhibitor Move-In, Rogers Convention Center 

          5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

          Pre-Conference Event


          • Rogers Mix on the Bricks;  begin at Rogers Historical Museum (313 South Second Street Rogers, AR 72756)

            Tours at Rogers Historical Museum (self-guided gallery, guided historic house & guided DTR Ghost Walk tour), Arkansas Public Theatre- 116 S 2nd St, Rogers, AR 72756 (guided behind scenes & film) & Daisy Air Gun Museum - 202 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR 72756 (guided gallery); light food and drinks provided at multiple locations**
          8:30pm-10:00pm
          Registrars Respite, Rogers, AR (near Convention Center - TBC)
          MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

          7:30am - 9:00am  Exhibitor Move-In, Rogers Convention Center 
          7:30am - 11:00am

           HHMAG Hands on Help

          • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History - Project at Shiloh Meeting Hall


          8:30 am – 5:00 pm

          Registration - Rogers Convention Center 

          **unless noted, all sessions/workshopson 10/24 are at the Rogers Convention Center

          8:30 am – 11:00 am


          SEMC Council Meeting

          8:30-9:45am

          Planning Meetings

          • Equity and Inclusion Action Team
          • State Museum Associaton Round Table

                  

           9:00am  2022 SEMC Resource Expo Hall Opens
           9:00am -11:15am  Workshop - Developing Traveling Exhibitions 

          10:00 am – 11:15 am

          Concurrent Sessions

          11:30 am – 12:00 pm

          SEMC Program Committee meeting


          11:30 am – 1:00 pm

          • JIMI Alumni Luncheon 

          (Pre-registration required, $30)

            • Director/Trustee Luncheon and Leadership Forum Program

            (Pre-registration required, $45)

              11:30 am - 1:00 pm 

              Lite bites in Resource Expo Hall

              1:00 pm – 2:15 pm  

              Concurrent Sessions 

              2:15 pm – 2:45 pm       

              Iced Tea & Cookie Break in Resource Expo 

              2:45 pm – 4:00 pm  

              Concurrent Sessions 

              4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

              • SEMC First Timers Welcome and Orientation 

              4:00 pm – 5:30 pm 


              Resource Expo Grand Opening Reception

              4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


              • Mid-Career Networking Meet-Up


              • Emerging Museum Professionals Meet-Up

              6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

               

              Director and Trustee Reception 

              The Momentary, Bentonville, AR                                               

              6:00pm - 9:00 pm 

              Evening Event

              • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
              • The Amazeum, Bentonville, AR
               

              TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25


              7:30 am – 9:00 am

              • Walking Tour: Downtown Rogers
                • (Pre-registration required, limit 25, $25 - includes transportation



                • 5K Fun Run (departs from Embasssy Suites)

                       (Pre-registration required, $25, includes t-shirt)

                7:30 am – 9:30 am

                • Walking Tour: Compton Gardens, Bentonville, AR

                (Pre-registration required, limit 25, $25 - includes transportation

                8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

                Registration - Rogers Convention Center 

                **unless noted, all sessions/workshopson 10/25 are at the Rogers Convention Center

                9:00 am – 5:30 pm    

                Resource Expo open

                9:00 am – 10:15 am  

                Concurrent Sessions 

                10:15 am – 10:30 am              

                Coffee Break - Resource Expo Hall 

                10:30 am – 11:45 am           

                Concurrent Sessions 

                12:00 noon – 1:30 pm    

                Professional Network Luncheons

                • Southeastern Registrars Association (SERA)

                (Pre-registration required, $30)


                • Educators Luncheon (EdCoM)

                (Pre-registration required, $30)


                • Curators Luncheon  (CurCom)

                (Pre-registration required, $30)

                1:30 pm – 2:45 pm 

                Concurrent Sessions 

                2:45 – 3:00 pm       

                Iced Tea and Cookies Break - Resource Expo Hall

                3:00 pm – 4:15 pm       

                Concurrent  Sessions 

                4:00 pm – 5:30 pm        

                Resource Expo Closing Party

                5:30 pm – 6:30 pm       

                SEMC Council Legacy Reception - Apollo Theatre, Springdale, AR 

                6:00 pm – 9:00 pm       

                Evening Event 


                • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale, AR

                8:30 pm – 10:00 pm        

                Table Talk:  After-Hours Session  

                Embassy Suites, Rogers, AR

                WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

                8:00 am – 12 noon 


                Registration - Rogers Convention Center 

                **unless noted, all sessions/workshopson 10/26 are at the Rogers Convention Center

                9:00 am – 10:15 am 

                General Session:

                SEMC Annual Business Meeting and Keynote Address  - Live Streamed -                        

                10:30 am – 11:45 am 

                Concurrent Sessions 

                12:00 noon – 1:30 pm          

                Annual SEMC Awards Luncheon  - Live Streamed -

                (Pre-registration required, $35)

                1:45 pm – 4:30 pm 

                Off-Site Tours


                • SERA Behind-the-Scenes Tour - Rogers Historical Museum, Rogers, AR

                (Pre-registration required, Max 25, $25 - includes transportation)


                • Pea Ridge National Military Park, Garfield, AR

                (Pre-registration required, Max 25, $25 - includes transportation)


                • Walmart Museum/Tyson Foods Art Gallery, Bentonville, AR

                (Pre-registration required, Max 25, $25 - includes transportation)