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OMA 2020 Spring Workshops

Moving Forward with NAGPRA

In 2020, OMA offers two Spring Workshops!
  • 3-hour overview workshop at the Oregon Heritage Conference
  • 5-hour in-depth workshop at the High Desert Museum

This workshop focuses on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) enacted in 1990. The law’s precise impact on museums will be examined.  Panel members with specialized NAGPRA knowledge will share specific information—compliance requirements, collection evaluation, outreach to Native tribes—and identify available tools and resources illuminating the intricacies of the repatriation process. Participants will come away with a better understanding of NAGPRA and how you can put these tools to use in your organization.

Details coming soon!

April 22, 2020 - 1:30-4:30 pm

Oregon Heritage Conference: Harness the Power of Heritage
Corvallis, OR

Registration through Oregon Heritage opens soon.

May 11, 2020 - 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

OMA Workshop
High Desert Museum, Bend, OR

Registration through OMA opens in March.
2019 Spring Workshop

2019 Spring Workshop: Danger! Handling Hazardous Materials

Past workshops

2019 Spring Workshop - Danger! Handling Hazardous Materials

Monday, May 13, 2019, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Benton County Museum
1101 Main Street, Philomath, OR

Presenters: Joseph Govednik, Director, Cowlitz County Historical Museum, and Sarah Samson, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Renton History Museum

Read Helen Fedchak's article about the 2019 Spring Workshop in Registrar's Quarterly from the Registrar's Committee Western Region.

2018 Spring Workshop - Albums of Ephemera with Elizabeth Chambers

May 21, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Willamette Heritage Center

Salem, OR

2017 Spring Workshop - Basketry with Margaret Mathewson

May 22, 2017

Philomath, OR

2016 Spring Workshop - Basics of Archives

April 18, 2016

Prineville, OR

2015 Spring Workshop - Interpretation and Collections Care at Chachalu Tribal Museum and Cultural Center: A Tribal Perspective on Collaborating with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

March 9, 2015

Grand Ronde, OR

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
Contact: connect@oregonmuseums.org 
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