Friday, August 24, 2007

"Building and Renovating Museums" Workshop

The Western Museums Association invites you to attend a day long workshop entitled “Building and Renovating Museums” taking place at the De Young Museum. This workshop is a day-long exploration of the process for designing, building and renovating, and financing museums.

The workshop auditorium at the De Young allows for a larger audience than the museum professionals that will be attending this preconference workshop as part of the WMA Annual Meeting in Oakland “Shake it Up: Museums Activate and Innovate” October 10-14, taking place at the Oakland Marriott City Center.

The fee to attend the workshop is $125 ($75 workshop + $50 one day registration for members of WMA – this is extended to AIA members) and includes lunch.
Time: 8:45 am – 4:30 pm (motorcoach transportation is available/included from the Oakland Marriott leaving at 8:00 am.

For a complete agenda and speaker list go to:, and scroll down to “Building & Renovating Museums Agenda.” To register click on “Register Now!” on the WMA homepage. Registration deadline is September 25 (no onsite registration will be available.) The workshop is sponsored by J.P. Morgan, with additional underwriting by John F. Kennedy Museum Studies Department.

For more information, please email or call the Western Museums Association in Berkeley at 510-665-0700.

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