About the Museum services program
The Museum Services program's mission is to advance the value of museums within Utah and to enable the broadest physical, intellectual and emotional access to collections and programs. The Program assists Utah museums in improving their ability to:
- care for and manage collections
- develop quality educational resources
- provide access to collections for research
- identify and successfully compete for financial resources
2022 COLLECTIONS PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS
Starting in January 2022, we will be offering monthly webinars (free) and quarterly 2-part in-person workshops ($10). Visit our Utah Collections Preservation website where you can find webinar and workshop calendars and registration links to reserve your spot!
The Utah Museums Association and Utah Division of Arts & Museums are facilitating online conversations to keep you connected and share ideas about timely topics relevant to the museum community.
Each conversation will have a topic to keep us focused. If you have suggestions for topics or would be willing to lead a topic please let us know by filling out this form.
After each Museum Exchange we will pull together resources shared with the group and add them here.
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Museum Services Professional Development Scholarships
The Museum Services Program provides funding to support museum’s staff, board members, or key volunteers to attend relevant conferences and trainings or online coursework and workshops. These conferences/trainings provide opportunities to expand organizations’ skill sets and network with other museum professionals in the field.
Please read the guidelines here.
new museum directory update
We’re updating our state museum directory, and we need input from Utah’s museum community. Please click on the button below to open the PDF and find your organization’s name and information in the alphabetized list. If your information is incorrect, please email Emily Johnson with any updates at email@example.com. Thank you!
old museum directory
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums invites you to discover Utah’s museums through a variety of exhibits and programs our museums have to offer. More than 260 Utah museums offer you a rich and diverse experience in a wide range of subjects, from art, culture, and history, to science, botanical gardens, and zoos. This directory has divided Utah museums into six regions, with cities listed alphabetically in each region: Wasatch Front, Northern, Eastern, West Desert, Central, and Southwest.
Museums Advocacy Day
The Utah Museums Association and the Advisory Board of the Office of Museum Services host Museums Advocacy Day in the Capitol Rotunda. Mark your calendars for the next Museums Advocacy Day, which will be held March 10, 2020.