Exterior view of the Atwood House in Summer

Annual Meeting

Thursday August 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Free Event at the Atwood Museum

The Chatham Historical Society will be hosting its Annual Meeting on Thursday August 18. After a brief business meeting discussing the museum’s 2022 year and the induction of new members into the Board of Trustees, there will be a keynote address by Executive Director of the New England Museum Association, Dan Yaeger.

The meeting will also highlight plans for the coming year at the Atwood Museum, home of the Chatham Historical Society.

This event is free and open to members and the general public. Online registration is required.

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Annual Meeting Agenda

Bylaws as amended in 2022

Changes to Board of Trustees for 2022

Treasurer’s Report for Annual Meeting

Our Organization in 2022

Annual Meeting 2021 Minutes

Atwood House Annual Meeting

Get to know this year’s speaker:

Dan Yaeger, Executive Director of the New England Museum Association

Lecture Title: Field Notes: How Museums are Faring in Challenging Times

Lecture Description:

Join us for a candid look at the state of the museum field today as NEMA Executive Director Dan Yaeger provides his insights into how museums are emerging from the pandemic, dealing with financial stress, addressing social issues, and navigating profound shifts in the museum field. Despite many obstacles, Dan has words of hope for the future of museums and their importance to their communities.

More about Dan Yaeger:

Dan has been NEMA’s executive director since April 2010 and has a 20-year history with museums, most recently as the director of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation in Waltham, Massachusetts. He has served as a marketing communications consultant to institutions including the Cleveland Museum of Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Museum of Fine Arts/Boston, Portland Museum of Art, Currier Museum of Art, Mariner’s Museum of Virginia, Old Sturbridge Village, John F. Kennedy Library, and Plimoth Plantation. He has also been a consultant to the publishing industry and to hospitality businesses throughout the U.S.  Dan has been adjunct professor, guest lecturer, advisor, and fellow at Tufts, Harvard, Brown, Bentley, and Lasell. He holds a BA from Gettysburg College and a master’s degree from Harvard. In his spare time, Dan has been a freelance writer, professional cartoonist, and was founder of the Essex Base Ball Club, a vintage team which plays by the rules of 1848.