Conferences & Events

Making African America: A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness (virtual)
Dates: March 2021 (recordings available)

Caribbean Conversations in Conservation Series, organised by the Caribbean Heritage Network, Carious dates, beginning April 15, 2021

Canadian Museums Association National Conference (virtual)
Dates: May 3, 4, 6, 11, 13, 2021
Theme: Moving Forward / Aller de l’avant
Program to be shared soon

2021 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo (virtual)
Dates: May 24, June 7–9, 2021
Registration is now open!
Theme: Resilient, Together
For the “Schedule at a Glance”, click here.

Caribbean Studies Association Conference (in-person)
Date: May 31–June 4, 2021
Georgetown, Guyana
Theme: Identity Politics, Industry, Ecology and the Intelligent Economy in Caribbean Societies

Association of African American Museums 2021 Annual Conference (virtual)
Dates: August 4–6, 2021

Black Portraiture[s]: Absent/ed Presence (virtual and in-person)
Dates: October 14–16, 2021
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Resources for Finding Conferences and Events

Conference Index
Search for conferences by city, country, or category. Try searching using the Tags like ‘museum’ and ‘virtual museum’!

The International Council of Museums’ Agenda
Search for conferences, webinars, and calls for proposals!

Association of African American Museums’ Event Calendar

Online Resources and Activities
An assortment of activities compiled by institutions, or webpages to visit to explore historic images and records pertaining to the Caribbean.

Online Exhibitions and Virtual Tours
Past and present exhibitions related to the Caribbean region.

Reading, Talks, and News