VCAM News May 2019

The Spring 2019 VCAM Newsletter is now available. This issue contains articles submitted by members. Please enjoy our latest VCAM Newsletter by clicking VCAM News.

VCAM Newsletter graphic - Spring 2019Here is a sample of what’s inside the VCAM News May 2019 edition:

  • ART VELO A One of a Kind FUNdraiser
    by Valerie Kazamias

    ART VELO is a mid-winter indoor cycling event held for the past five years in February at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art in Madison, Wisconsin. The event has netted the Museum over $150,000, selling out for the past three years!

  • Letter from the VCAM President… Peter Milne
    Post Detroit Conference

    There was a lot of reflection. Participation was lower than expected, that created a strain on producing the conference. We did though have excellent feedback, and the overall responses from attendees were positive. Frankly, the unanswered questions are coming…

  • Detroit Film Theatre Usher of the Year 2018:

    DOROTHY MENEFEE
    Dorothy was born and raised in Alabama and moved to Michigan to be closer to relatives living here. She is married with two children and two grandchildren. In addition, Dorothy worked and retired from the Detroit Public Schools in 2015. She met a DIA volunteer which…

    ELLEN SEGHI
    How long have you been an usher? About 2 years and I try to usher once a month. I would love to be there more often! It makes thetime I can spend at the DFT that much more special. Many thanks…

  • Connecting Volunteers Deepens Commitment to the Seattle Art Museum
    Contributed byJoyce Halldorson and Hope Dana

    As a volunteer, Hope Dana enjoyed meeting and talking to other volunteers – before, during and after her regular shifts at the Seattle Art Museum. When she became the Volunteer EventsChair for the Seattle Art Museum Volunteer Association (SAMVA) Executive Committee, one of her key challenges was…

  • Aberdeenshire Council’s Museum Service
    The museums service for Aberdeenshire Council runs three FREE museums along with a Discovery Centre and HQ in Mintlaw. Recently the Collections Management Officer Helen R. Chavez PG.Dip.; FSA Scot., generously gave…
  • DIVERSITY…A PERSONAL VIEW
    As a museum volunteer of more than twenty-five years, I have witnessed an evolution of revised Socio-cultural norms in the news, social media, and various movements for change.Reading news media today, I see an underlying…
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