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Legal Issues in Museum Administration CLE Program Offered in a City Recognized for its Prolific Museum Culture

February 27, 2014



PHILADELPHIA, PA February XX, 2014 – American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is pleased to announce its upcoming program Legal Issues in Museum Administration, that will take place on March 19 -21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Now in its 42nd year, this popular program offers exceptional comprehensive coverage of the most pressing issues faced by museum professionals in today’s market. The course will feature annual updates on tax, legislation, and recent cases, and explore new developments in fields central to all museum operations: information and collections, human resources, gift agreements, and vendor contracts. There will be a special focus on trending topics in museum administration, such as social media, music licensing, and corporate scholarships.

This two and a half day course of study features in-house museum counsel, seasoned private practitioners, professors of law, museum executives, and other esteemed non-profit professionals who hail from across the country. Maxwell L. Anderson, The Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art, will deliver the keynote address on “Art Museums and the Commercial Paradigm.”

“The planning committee has selected an outstanding faculty of museum professionals, expert legal practitioners, and law school faculty, who are sure to provide a diversity of perspectives in lively and enlightening presentations,” notes planning committee member Farleigh Earhart, Associate General Counsel of Smithsonian Institute, in Washington, DC.

This course historically attracts museum directors, administrators, trustees, legal counsel, and others who are concerned with museum operations, want to stay on the cutting edge, and wish to commingle with fellow professionals.

“Participants will enjoy many opportunities to engage informally with faculty and other attendees during networking lunches, a lighthearted ‘speed networking’ break, and two evening receptions at the Barnes Foundation and the Franklin Institute,” says Earhart.

Legal Issues in Museum Administration is being held this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – a city famous for its copious museums and artistic venues. The program offers more than 17 hours of CLE credit, including one hour of ethics. To register or obtain further information, click here. (http://www.ali-cle.org/CV019) Contact: Danielle Harkins Marketing and Communications Manager ALI CLE (215) 243-1662 dharkins@ali-cle.org About American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE (http://www.ali-cle.org))

ALI CLE is the continuing legal education group of the American Law Institute. ALI CLE, a non-profit organization, is committed to the work of promoting continuing professional education for lawyers throughout the United States and to creating standards to ensure quality and relevance in CLE programs (http://www.ali-cle.org). ALI CLE is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the legal profession, furthering a tradition of unparalleled service to lawyers. For more information go to www.ali-cle.org



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