CMA Museum Receptions

Every year at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, the Council for Museum Anthropology hosts a reception for members and invited guests. In recent years, these receptions have been held at museums in the host city; some museums have also offered special behind-the-scenes tours of collections for CMA members.

This year’s CMA Reception was hosted by the Minneapolis Institute of Art!

CMA Reception 2015 1
Super Indian at the Denver Art Museum, pre-Reception 2015

 

Ruth Phillips Award 3

Ruth Phillips CMA Reception 4                                 Ruth Phillips, Lifetime Achievement/Distinguished Service Award Winner

 

Adrian Van Allen Award 2
Adrian Van Allen, Student Travel Award Winner 2015

 

Honoring outgoing CMA President Alex Barker at the 2012 CMA Reception.
Honoring outgoing CMA President Alex Barker at the 2012 CMA Reception.

CMA Reception 2013
Loyola University Museum of Art, Berkeley, Chicago, Illinois

Nancy Parezo, recipient of the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award. with Karl Hoerig at the Loyola University Museum of Art. Photograph by Cara Krmpotich.
Nancy Parezo, recipient of the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award. with Karl Hoerig at the Loyola University Museum of Art. Photograph by Cara Krmpotich.

CMA Museum Tour 2012
Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, California

CMA members viewing Chinese embroidered robes and skirts at the Hearst Museum’s off-site storage facility. Photo by Louise Hamby.
CMA members viewing Chinese embroidered robes and skirts at the Hearst Museum’s off-site storage facility. Photo by Louise Hamby.
CMA members at the Hearst Museum’s off-site storage facility. Back row, left to right: Jonathon Goodrich, Rachel Wright, Rachel Roy, Diana Marsh, Laurel Kendall, Alex de Voogt, Catherine Nichols, Trish Capone. Front row, left to right: Karen Quail, Megan Clagett, Cynthia Chavez Lamar, Jen Shannon, Jacklyn Lacey, Jennifer Kramer, Louise Hamby, Ira Jacknis, Trudy Nicks. Photo by Louise Hamby.
CMA members at the Hearst Museum’s off-site storage facility. Back row, left to right: Jonathon Goodrich, Rachel Wright, Rachel Roy, Diana Marsh, Laurel Kendall, Alex de Voogt, Catherine Nichols, Trish Capone. Front row, left to right: Karen Quail, Megan Clagett, Cynthia Chavez Lamar, Jen Shannon, Jacklyn Lacey, Jennifer Kramer, Louise Hamby, Ira Jacknis, Trudy Nicks. Photo by Louise Hamby.

CMA Museum Tour and Reception 2011
McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec

Behind the scenes tour of the McCord Museum collections.
Behind the scenes tour of the McCord Museum collections.
Morgan Perkins, Gwyn Isaac, and Howard Morphy at the McCord Museum reception. Photo by Marge Bruchac.
Morgan Perkins, Gwyn Isaac, and Howard Morphy at the McCord Museum reception. Photo by Marge Bruchac.

CMA Museum Tour and Reception 2010
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana

Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Jim Enote, and Alex Barker at the CMA reception, New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Jim Enote, and Alex Barker at the CMA reception, New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

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