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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 Register

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$40/members, $65/nonmember

Webinar: Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Museums and Historic Sites

October 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Museums and other history-minded institutions have the ability to connect a number of people–visitors, staff, volunteers, and stakeholders– in a variety of different ways. But how can we make sure that all of the communities we serve, or want to serve, see themselves in both our exhibitions and learning opportunities and as content creators? This webinar will provide strategies for museums professionals to demonstrate cultural competency on multiple levels in order to help create a place for underrepresented communities at…

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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 History 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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November 2016
$40 members/$65 nonmembers

Webinar: Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

The Interpreting Native American History and Culture at Museums and Historic Sites webinar will provide strategies for engaging with Native Americans beyond the legal framework of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), in order to work collaboratively, share authority, and incorporate multiple ways of knowing about the past into all interpretation about Native people, objects, histories, and cultures. Learn More Register  

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Free/members or $40/nonmembers

Webinar: Civil Rights and A Civil Society: Strategies for Community Outreach and Engagement

November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

In today’s world, more and more institutions have to go beyond their traditional boundaries to better serve their communities. In the wake of increased media attention on interactions between law enforcement and African-American citizens, the Nashville Public Library partnered with the Metro Nashville Police Department to develop a diversity education curriculum rooted in the Nashville Civil Rights Movement. The program encourages new recruits, seasoned officers, and organization leaders to examine the ways that their city’s past influences the current social…

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$40/members, $65/nonmembers

Webinar: Accessibility and Inclusivity at Museums and Historic Sites

November 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Join AASLH and Katie Stringer Clary in a conversation on how museums and historic sites can create inclusive programming and educational experiences for history lovers of all ages and abilities. Going beyond basic ADA compliance, this webinar will provide examples and strategies for cultural organizations to be better stewards of history and accessible to diverse audiences. Learn More Register

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January 2017
$199/AASLH members or $300/non-AASLH members

Online Course: Leadership and Administration in History Organizations

January 9, 2017 - March 6, 2017

This course proposes that museum administration and leadership matter, regardless the size or focus of your organization. Topics include 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. Learn More Register  

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$40/members, $65/nonmembers

Webinar: Social Media 101 for Museums and Historic Sites

January 17, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

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 world to organizing revolutions to planning a day trip, social media has connected local and international communities like never before. History organizations can be intimidated by the number and variety of social media platforms available. Where do you start? How can history museums best navigate this constantly changing, super connected world? Join AASLH’s Hannah…

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March 2017
$475/members, $560/nonmembers

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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Project Management for History Professionals 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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$199/Members or $300/Nonmembers

Online Course: Collections Management

March 20, 2017 - May 15, 2017

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. Learn More  

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April 2017
$199/members, $300/nonmembers

Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections

April 3, 2017 - May 29, 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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$350/members, $425/nonmembers

Online Course: Project Management

April 10, 2017 - May 5, 2017

Project Management for History Professionals 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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