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July 2016
$40 members/ $65 nonmembers

Webinar: Interpreting American Military History at Museums and Historic Sites

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Across the country, museums and historic sites welcome visitors into a world long gone but fundamental to America today. Military history in particular is etched into our country’s culture and the public’s imagination. The trouble, though, for museums and historical sites lies in continuing to make it both accessible and relevant to today’s audiences. Utilizing material from his Rowman & Littlefield book Interpreting American Military History at Museums and Historic Sites, historian Marc Blackburn of Mount Rainier National Park and the America…

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August 2016
Free for AASLH Members/ $40 non-members

Webinar: Writing for Historical Publications

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Designed for both emerging and seasoned museum practitioners, Writing for Historical Publications will   inspire and equip participants to write for professional publications, organization blogs, and book manuscripts. The ability to write well is a hot commodity in the history world. In addition to being a valuable tool for developing communication skills, the act of writing helps to develop reflection, analysis and synthesis, as well as mental operations in a process that requires the writer to formulate clear ideas rooted in…

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Free for members/$40 for nonmembers

Webinar: Historic House Call: Religion and Historic House Interpretation

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

While introducing the topic of religion into regular museum tours can be tricky, there are some site histories that require some mention in order to fully understand the influence that faith had on that specific family or event. One such museum that deals with the issue of religion for that reason is Surratt House Museum in Clinton, Maryland, a historic property of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. During this webinar, Susan Proctor, education coordinator at Surratt House, will…

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September 2016

2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting (Detroit, MI)

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm

The 2016 AASLH Annual Meeting is being held in partnership with the Michigan Museums Association. It will take place on September 14-17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan

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October 2016
$350 members / $425 nonmembers

Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals

October 17 - November 11

Do you often juggle several projects, trying to keep each one focused and on track? Project management provides valuable training that will help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects. This online course shows you how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Learn More  

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$85 members/$160 nonmembers

Online Course: Basics of Archives

October 24 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices. The course consists of five lessons: Archives and Archivists Acquiring Your Collections Processing Collections Housing Your Collections Access and Outreach Learn more

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$99 for AASLH members/ $175 for non-members

Onsite Workshop: Reinventing the Historic House Museum

October 27
History Colorado,
1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 United States
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Reinventing the Historic House Museum October 27, 2016 Historic Colorado: Denver, Colorado Cost: $99 members/$175 nonmembers   This one-day symposium is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The Historic House Museum in America is not dead nor is it dying. The field, however, needs to take time to reflect and renew as the world around our historic homes continues to change. The symposium will include presentations, discussion, a boxed lunch, historic…

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