The Coastal Museums Association (CMA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization founded in 1984. CMA is comprised of museums and cultural sites from Savannah and surrounding coastal region. CMA is dedicated to serving its members by providing a forum for networking, discussing issues impacting the museum community, exchanging ideas and experiences, and facilitating professional development.
SCAD Museum of Art Panel Discussion:
“Making the Most of Partnerships with Local University Students."
CMA hosts monthly membership meetings, between September and June, at 12:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month at Congregation Mickve Israel in downtown Savannah. Regular meetings address organizational business, museum related issues, and typically include a short program or presentation on a variety of topics, including: lectures by Kiah Fund Grant recipients; local history; museum and collections management; public relations and marketing; disaster preparedness and planning; security and safety training; and presentations by member organizations.
Above: 2016 Annual CMA Awards of Excellence Winners
Photographed from left to right: Katie
Charron, CMA President; Raleigh Marcell, Davenport House Museum; Elyse Butler
and Sophia Sineath, Georgia Historical Society; Ray Christie, Emily Beck, and
Aaron Bradford, Coastal Heritage Society (representing Pinpoint Heritage Center
and Savannah History Museum); Steve Smith, Massie Heritage Center; Phoebe
Kerness and Herbert Victor, Congregation Mickve Israel.
Member Site: Fort Pulaski National Monument