Since 1998, IMTAL conferences have recognized and supported the best in museum theatre innovation and practice.
See you next year!
In acknowledgement of the worldwide disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the strain it has placed on our institutions, the IMTAL board of directors and the organizing committee have made the difficult decision to cancel our annual conference, which was scheduled to begin in late September in St. Paul, Minnesota. We are indebted to our friends at The Science Museum of Minnesota and Minnesota History Center for their plans to host this conference.
We are still planning to find a way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of IMTAL. Meanwhile, to our members, friends, and supporters, we remain dedicated to the art of museum theatre, those who practice it, and those who are moved by it and look forward to seeing you at our global conference next year!
New Board of Directors!
IMTAL welcomes two new board members appointed as a result of our recent elections.
Fiona Meagher Caryn Boehm
Publications Officer: Fiona Meagher of The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History
They join President Todd D. Norris (Children’s Museum of Indianapolis), Vice President Elysia Segal (Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum), Treasurer Mason Absher (Minnetrista), and Outreach Officer Nora Quinn (National Constitution Center).
2019 Jon Lipsky Award for Excellence in Playwriting
Tales from the Dungeon: Life at Newgate
The 2019 Lipsky Award was presented to Betsy Maguire at the IMTAL Annual Conference,
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