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Save the Date! Museum Store Sunday – November 26, 2017

MSA is claiming Museum Store Sunday as THE day to shop and support museum stores and their institutions worldwide. Museum Store Sunday will focus much-needed attention on the unique retail experience provided by museum stores.

Download the Museum Store Sunday press release.

Save the Date! MSA Forward 2018 Goes to Washington, D.C.

Next year, MSA heads to Washington, D.C. for MSA Forward 2018, the 63rd annual Retail Conference & Expo. From April 27 – 30, 2018, join your fellow colleagues and foster new connections inside the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Information on exhibit space and registration will be available in the coming weeks.

MSA’s New Strategic Plan: A Focused Set of Goals for 2016-2019
As a follow up to our management announcement, the Board of Directors is very pleased to launch MSA’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan — a focused set of goals surrounding Young Professionals, Education, Advocacy, and Conference/Expo, that were developed to revitalize and refocus the Museum Store Association

MSA Office Moves to Philadelphia
As part of the new management direction, the Museum Store Association Headquarters is now fully operational out of our new office in Philadelphia, PA. Please update your records to reflect our new contact information.

MSA Bold New Management Direction!
The Museum Store Association announces a new management direction and expanded operational infrastructure designed to revitalize association; plans to move headquarters to Philadelphia, PA.



Museum Store Sunday: A Message from the MSA Board of Directors

December 11, 2017 By Ione Saroyan and the 2017-18 MSA Board of Directors Museum Store Sunday. It is a reality. We did it – we all did it. I’m just going to put that right there and invite you all to bask in it for a moment. We announced it in late April at the […]


Museum Store Sunday is Famous!

December 4, 2017 By Erin Brown The inaugural year of Museum Store Sunday was a huge success on the digital side thanks to the communal efforts of participating institutions, their marketing departments and our vendor partners. By utilizing the directives we provided and by engaging your consumers and artisans locally, the Museum Store Sunday social […]


Bold Steps Bring New Rewards

November 20, 2017 By Raymond McKenzie   Interviewing for a new position can bring anxiety and dread. Far too often the fear of change keeps us from finding a new job that is more rewarding or even advancing inside your institution. Interviewing doesn’t have to be so dreadful with a little preparation, practice, and boldness. […]

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