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December 2016
Free

AASLH New Member Orientation Webinar

December 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Are you a new member of AASLH? Interested in AASLH membership? Eager to make the most of your important role in this community? Join AASLH staff for an interactive orientation on the services, programs, events, resources, and networking opportunities available to AASLH members. (Scroll down for more details) Details: Date: Decemeber 6, 2016 Time: 3pm EST Cost: Free for AASLH Members and Nonmembers Register Full Description of the Webinar: Are you a new member of AASLH? Interested in AASLH…

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Session Proposals Due for 2017 Annual Meeting

December 9

Session proposals for the 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting are due December 9, 2016. The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held September 6-9, 2017 in Austin, TX. In the spirit of the theme I AM HISTORY, the Program Committee seeks proposals that: 1. Identify ways to strengthen organizational sustainability and transparency including: successes and challenges with funding and explicit discussions on successes, challenges, and lessons learned. 2. Critically assess the challenges navigating the intersections between internal and external constituents and stakeholders.…

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#AASLHchat: Serving Communities During Difficult Times

December 13 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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On December 13 at 7:30pm Central/ 8:30 Eastern, AASLH will hold a #AASLHchat on Twitter. The topic will be “Serving Communities During Difficult Times." To participate in the open chat, just watch the AASLH Twitter account (@AASLH) and/or the hashtag #AASLHchat at the chat time. Specific prompts will be given at that time. Anyone is welcome to participate in the conversation. What's a Twitter chat? A Twitter chat is a public conversation held at a specific time around a designated…

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January 2017
$199 - $300

Online Course: Leadership and Administration in History Organizations

January 9, 2017 - March 6, 2017
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Administration and leadership matter, regardless the size or focus of your organization. This online course covers governance and administrative structure, nonprofit status, mission and vision, board and staff responsibilities, the relationship between board and staff, strategic planning, human resource management, and leadership. Details: Dates: January 9-March 6, 2017 Cost: $199 AASLH Members/ $300 Nonmembers Register Full Online Course Description: During the eight weeks of this course, modules will cover governance and administrative structures, nonprofit status and the public trust, mission…

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Webinar: What are the AASLH Leadership in History Awards?

January 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Details: Date: January 10, 2017 Time: 3pm EST Cost: Free for AASLH Members/Non-members Register Description: Have you always wondered what the AASLH awards program is? Do you feel that your organization is too small to win a national award? AASLH knows that organizations across the country do amazing work in the field of state and local history and want to recognize your efforts. Join this free informational webinar to learn about the program and why you should apply, no matter…

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AASLH New Member Orientation Webinar

January 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Are you a new member of AASLH? Interested in AASLH membership? Eager to make the most of your important role in this community? Join AASLH staff for an interactive orientation on the services, programs, events, resources, and networking opportunities available to AASLH members. (Scroll down for more details) Details: Date: January 12, 2017 Time: 3pm EST Cost: Free for AASLH Members and Nonmembers Register Full Description of the Webinar: Are you a new member of AASLH? Interested in AASLH membership?…

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$40 - $65

Webinar: Social Media 101 for Museums and Historic Sites

January 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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Is your organization looking to expand its impact and attendance through social media? Join AASLH for crash course on effective social engagement for museums and historic sites. (Scroll down for more details) Details: Date: January 17, 2017 Time: 3pm EST Cost: $40 AASLH Members/ $65 Nonmembers Register Full Description of the Webinar: 65% of all adults in the U.S. use at least one social media site. From sharing family photos to learning about what is happening in the…

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Applications Due for 2017 AASLH Workshop Scholarship

January 20, 2017
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AASLH offers four scholarships for individuals to attend one of our 2017 onsite workshops. Applications must be postmarked or received by January 20, 2017 to be considered. Email questions to: mitchell@aaslh.org.  Scholarship Types: New Professionals (2): New professionals must have worked in the field for three years or less. Diversity Fellowship (2): Diversity fellowship applicants must represent a racial or ethnic minority group in the U.S Recipients receive registration fee reimbursement and a one year individual membership in AASLH. Recipient is…

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AASLH Town Hall with John Dichtl and Bethany Hawkins

January 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us on Facebook for an informal town hall: AASLH’s John Dichtl and Bethany Hawkins will discuss AASLH’s recent initiatives, short- and long-term goals, and the association’s role in the field. Viewers will be able to ask questions at any time using the comment section. Details: Date: January 31, 2017 Time: 3pm EST, 2pm CT Facebook Live, Free and Open to All RSVP to the Facebook Event What is Facebook Live?  Live is Facebook's live-streaming service, which allows…

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March 2017
$475

Workshop: Project Management for History Professionals

March 8, 2017 - March 9, 2017
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75202 United States
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The Sixth Floor Museum in Downtown Dallas

AASLH’s popular Project Management for History Professionals workshop travels to Dallas this spring! Join us March 8th and 9th, 2017 at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Cost: $475 AASLH Members/ $560 Nonmembers Register Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this workshop, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Instruction will cover all of the details in the four steps to successful project…

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$199 - $300

Online Course: Collections Management

March 20, 2017 - May 15, 2017
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This eight week course will introduce participants to the professional principles and practices in the management of museum collections. Topics will include collections development, registration and record keeping with an emphasis on the development of Collection Policies and Procedures and what it means to be intellectually and physically responsible for museum objects. Details: March 20-May 15, 2017 Cost: $199 AASLH Members/$300 Nonmembers Registration limited to 30 people Register Full Online Course Description: This eight week course will introduce…

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$280 - $405

Focusing on Visitors: Public Programming and Exhibits at History Institutions

March 30, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305 United States
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This workshop provides a broad overview of public programming and exhibits with a focus on active learning. Seasoned educators will direct conversations about museum education and the role of museum educators. Participants will leave the workshop with information and materials they can take back to their organizations to adapt and apply.Through interactive activities and case studies, participants will gain knowledge and tools for a wide range of relevant topics, including audience types, volunteer management and training, tour techniques, active learning…

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April 2017
$199 - $300

Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections

April 3, 2017 - May 31, 2017

This eight week course will deal with the physical care and preservation of your museum collections. This practical course will cover how collections age and deteriorate, handling collections, storage requirements, environmental considerations, housekeeping, and risk management. Learn More Register

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$280 - $405

Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

April 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH United States + Google Map

Why are historic houses necessary to their communities? How are historic house museums unique? This workshop focuses on the unique needs, management, and interpretation of historic houses. With a focus on historic house museums, topics covered include collections care, types of research appropriate for historic house museums, exhibition development, interpretive tours, volunteers, and building and landscape maintenance. Register Details: Date: April 6-7, 2017 Location: Strawbery Banke | Portsmouth, New Hampshire Cost: $280 members/$405 nonmembers Register What Participants Said: “The ‘notebook’…

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$350 - $425

Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals

April 10, 2017 - May 5, 2017
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Project Management for History Professionals online course provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this course, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Learn More Register

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