IMTAL Conference 2017

  • 10 Sep 2017
  • 14 Sep 2017
  • Mystic, CT


  • Current (dues paid) IMTAL member
  • This price includes a one year IMTAL membership.
  • Choose this if you absolutely can only attend one day of the conference.
  • Must register with a current, valid student ID.

Thank you for registering! Please remember to make hotel reservations at Hyatt Place Mystic.

We'll send an agenda and travel advisory in mid-July. We look forward to seeing you in September.

Navigating the Seas of Change: IMTAL 2017
Join the nation's museum theatre practitioners as we gather in the beautiful town of Mystic, Connecticut at Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea.

Registration Deadline September 1, 2017!

Keynote Speaker: Jen Brown of The Engaging Educator. Jen will also conduct a workshop for all participants.

Click here for official conference program!

September 10 - 4:30-5:30pm Board Meeting, 7-8:30 social hour at local restaurant

September 11 - 9am -- 5 pm sessions (lunch provided), 5:30-7:30 Welcome Reception aboard a steamboat (food and drink provided)

September 12 - 9 am - 5 pm sessions and time to explore Mystic Seaport (lunch on own)

September 13 - 8:30am - 6 pm field trips to Mark Twain House and Gillette Castle State park (lunch provided)

September 14 - 9 am - noon sessions

Hotel reservations: Hyatt Place Mystic

The discounted rate of $149/night is available through August 10

Note: Our room block is through the night of September 13 (check out on September 14). If you enter dates beyond that, the Hyatt site will return an error code.

There are three airports in the region:

Hartford, CT


43 miles

New Haven, CT


45 miles

Providence, RI


46 miles

We suggest seeing which airport has the best flights from your city. We have set up threads in the forums on the website for each airport if you would like to arrange ride sharing to Mystic.

Amtrak also has a station in Mystic if a train would be convenient. Mystic is on the Northeast Regional line.

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