ArchivesAdvocacy “Archives Advocacy” 

The SRMA Fall Conference will be held October 26, 2017 at the
McNichols Building, 144 West Colfax Ave. Denver, CO. 80204
with the theme of “Archives Advocacy”

1st Floor
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

You value your profession—but you don’t have the words or know how to make an impact. This course provides information on how to identify goals, develop and deliver a message, and methods to employ in advocating for archival programs and archival issues. Practical approaches, tangible models, and examples of materials needed to advocate for your archival programs and issues are offered as well.

“Archives Advocacy” Schedule and Speakers

Registration (Closes October 18th, 2017)

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 “Archives as Muse” 

The SRMA Spring Conference will be held October 26, 2017 at the
McNichols Building, 144 West Colfax Ave. Denver, CO. 80204

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

What happens when archives and history inspire art? Join the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists, in partnership with Arthyve and Denver Arts & Venues, October 26th to find out.

Archives as Muse chose 8 artist proposals that were inspired by an archive or archival objects. This public program will feature new and inspired work from archives and on-stage conversations with Colorado artists Esther Hernandez, Nathan Hall, Sarah Fukami, Elyssa Lewis, George Perez, Sarah Walsh, John Lake and Sarah Gjertson.

The specific purpose of Archives as Muse is to attract, inspire, and serve regional creatives and guide them as they explore archival collections in the hope that artists will create a one-of-a-kind piece that will be performed or displayed, and discussed, at a public arts venue.

Archives as Muse 2017, Program Director 720.354.4883

Call for Archives! (PDF)

Call for Artists! (PDF)

Archives as Muse Directory 2017 (PDF)

Registration (Closes October 18th, 2017)

Event Cost Information

Option 1: Fall Meeting (Archives Advocacy)

Members: $65.00
Non-Members: $80.00
Students: $50.00

Option 2:  Archives as Muse & Fall Meeting (Archives Advocacy)

Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $90.00
Students: $60.00

Click here for access to the Registration Form  

Are you not affiliated with SRMA, but still want to attend our Archives and Muse public program? Or are you a member of SRMA, but can only make it to the Archives as Muse event? Click here for more information and public program tickets: