About the Boise Museum Association
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The Boise Museum Association is committed to enhancing the community's experience of Art, Science, Nature, History and Culture.
Objective and Purposes:
The objective of the Boise Museum Association is to promote and aid the enrichment and advancement of museums as educational centers, as agencies of research, as cultural centers, and as the ultimate public repositories for objects having cultural, artistic, aesthetic, scientific, and historical significance; to further cooperation and communication among museums, museum workers, and others interested in museums; to foster and support special training of professionals and volunteers, sponsor traveling exhibitions and other forms of public and museological programs, to encourage cultural involvement; and to generally further public understanding and interest in the goals of its member organizations.
Categories of Membership:
Institutional members shall be museums, historical societies, art museums, zoos, botanical gardens, and kindred institutions whose official address lies within the boundaries of the City of Boise, and adjacent areas. Individual members of the Association shall be those who are employed by museums, serve as a volunteer at a museum, or are otherwise interested in furthering museum objectives. Individual members shall be entitled to one vote.
Individual and business affiliate memberships are $50/year and institutional memberships are $80/year.
Meetings are generally held on a monthly basis. Unless otherwise decided by a quorum of the institutions, they are held on the first Wednesday of each month at noon and are hosted by one of the member institutions.
BMA Officers for 2012-2014:
Amber Beierle, President
Lois McDonald, Vice-President
Rachelle Littau, Secretary
Janae Korfanta, Treasurer