Apply now for the TAM 2016 Conference Scholarship!

The Tucson Association of Museums is pleased to announce the 2016 Conference Scholarship. This scholarship reflects the Tucson Association of Museums’ ongoing mission to support and encourage the professional development of its members. TAM is committed to awarding two (2) 2016 Conference Scholarships each in the amount of $300. See the application for deadlines and details (link below).

The award monies of this scholarship must be used toward the costs associated with attending either of the following two (2) 2016 Conferences: Western Museums Association Conference (in partnership with MAA), September 25 – 28, 2016 OR Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums Conference, October 11 – 12, 2016. Good Luck!

2016 Conference Scholarship Application

The Border and Its Bodies, March 19th, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Amerind Fulton-Hayden Memorial Art Gallery

Join Amerind scholars for a panel discussion on The Border and Its Bodies. Learn about new research on the human costs of transnational migration across the US-Mexico borderlands, including the numbers of dead, the rates of disease, the impact of incarceration, and the dangers and uncertainties of rural life along the border. The panel will explore how risk becomes embodied in the lives—and deaths— of Mexican and Central American migrants and rural residents along the U.S.-Mexico border. Free of charge. Panelists include Tom Sheridan, Randy McGuire, Jared Beatrice, Rebecca Crocker, Jason De Leon, Linda Green, Shaylih Muehlmann, María Elena Ramos Tovar, Robin Reineke, Olivia Ruiz Marrujo, Angela Soler, and Ruth Van Dyke.