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 counties southward to the cities of Darien and Brunswick. Also included is the Statesboro metropolitan area. 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.
Above: CMA members tour the new cabins at Skidaway Island State Park during the September 2013 Kick-off.
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.