2019 Conference

Conference registration is now open! Please visit this link to register for the conference:
AMDA Conference Registration & Membership

Please note that AMDA registration is open to only the most senior fundraising professional at your museum. 

Tentative schedule:

Monday, June 3
Registration open; welcome cocktails at the hotel sponsored by Academic Arrangements.
Dinner and exhibition viewing at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art sponsored by Christie’s.

Tuesday , June 4
Morning sessions
Afternoon collection visit
Cocktails at the de Young Museum sponsored by Grenzebach Glier & Associates.
Dinner on your own, or past president’s dinner

Wednesday, June 5
Morning sessions
Afternoon session at the Oakland Museum of California
Exhibition viewing, cocktails, and dinner at the Oakland Museum of California sponsored by Benefactor Travel.

Thursday, June 6
Morning sessions featuring a Director’s Panel with Neal Benezra of SFMOMA and Lori Fogarty of the Oakland Museum of California, with others.

Special visit to the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts with a tour by Nion McEvoy, collector and trustee at SFMOMA and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

More detailed information on sessions and evening activities will be posted soon.

The conference hotel is the InterContinental San Francisco located at 888 Howard Street. The conference room rate is $299/night. Please use the link below or call 415.616.6500 and mention the AMDA rate/room block to make a reservation. If you would like to extend your stay past the conference date, please call the hotel.

Book your hotel here: InterContinental San Francisco

AMDA Membership and annual conference participation is open to the senior-most development executive employed by an art museum.

The 2019 conference is generously sponsored by:

Benefactor Travel
Grenzebach Glier and Associates
Academic Arrangements
Christie’s
Creative Fundraising Advisors
Marts & Lundy
Art Travel LLC