The Annual Eastern Illinois University Historical Administration Program Association Symposium

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The Business of Museums: “Not-for-Profit” is No Excuse


Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois

2013 Symposium Schedule

Friday, April 12, 2013

Location: Tarble Arts Center, EIU Campus
7:00 - 9:00 pm  Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections Through Art and Artifact Exhibition Opening & HAPA Reception

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Location: University Ballroom, EIU Union
8:00-8:45 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 9:45 am Keynote Address
9:45 - 10:25 am Are House Museums History?
10:25 - 10:40 am Morning Break
10:40-11:20 am   Resilience as a Strategy for Museums, or, Getting by with a Little (or a Lotta) Help from Your Friends
11:20 am – 12:00 pm   Turn  Your Collections into Cash & More!: Deaccession-Based Returns
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 1:15 pm Travel to Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site for afternoon sessions— transportation provided by HAPA

Location: Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
1:15-2:15 pm  Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site Tour and Presentation
2:30-2:50 pm Small Group Session 1
3:00-3:20 pm Small Group Session 2
3:25 pm Non-HAPA members are welcome to travel back from Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site—transportation provided by HAPA
3:30 pm Annual HAPA Business Meeting
4:15 pm Travel back from Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site—transportation provided by HAPA

Location: University Ballroom, EIU Union
6:00 pm Dinner (Cash Bar), Silent Auction, and HAPA Hullabaloo!

Hotel Accommodations
The HAPA has reserved a block of rooms at the
Unique Suites Hotel
920 W Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 348-8161
You must call and mention “HAPA Symposium” to receive these discounted rates.   Rooms must be booked by March 30, 2013.

2013 Annual Symposium Brochure