Important Information for the 2018 Conference 

The 2018 Conference will be held in Calico Rock, Arkansas from March 27-29 with the Calico Rock Museum and the Ozark Folk Center hosting sessions and events. 


Early Bird Registration $150 November 1 - February 28

Regular Rate Registration $175 March 1 - March 29

One Day Only Registration $75 November 1 - March 29 

Please note that registration fees have risen this year due to the increased overhead cost for the conference with more meal offerings than in previous conferences, transportation shuttles to and from both conference sites, and three days of conference-related events.

To register for the conference: 

Register for AMA 2018 Conference 

To view conference itinerary and sessions:

View Conference Sessions


AMA has partnered with the Ozark Folk Center for lodging.  They have plenty of cabins available to AMA conference attendees at a special rate. Since the conference will be split between two locations in different cities, conference shuttles will be transporting people from the Ozark Folk Center to Calico Rock, for your convenience. 

Call to reserve your cabin or room at the Ozark Folk Center: 

Ozark Folk Center 870-269-3871

Discount Code: 18514851

Discounted rate available until MARCH 13

Other cabins and hotels are available in the area, but you must provide your own transportation. 


If you or someone you know would like to be more involved in the AMA organization, please consider joining our Board of Directors. 

Elections for all eight of our district representatives will be decided at the annual conference in March. The Bylaws designate two district representatives for each of the four districts. 

To find out what district you are in, please look at the district map:

AMA District Map

To read more about officer duties, please read our bylaws:

AMA Bylaws

To submit a nomination for District Representative, please contact:

Heather Marie Wells, AMA Vice President or 479-418-5700 


AMA hosts a silent auction during the conference to benefit the AMA scholarship fund. 

If you have any items that you would like to donate for the silent auction, please contact: 

Gloria Sanders, Northeast District Representative/ Awards Committee Chair or 870-297-6100

To submit a silent auction item, please complete and submit the following form to Gloria Sanders:

Silent Auction Form

If you or someone you know is not receiving the messages from AMA, please add to your contacts or talk to your IT department to add us to your whitelist to allow us to send emails to your address.

If you have any questions regarding AMA, please contact:

Arkansas Museums Association
P. O. Box 3292
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203


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