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June 2018

Workshop: Collections Camp: Military Collections

June 20 - June 22
U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington BLVD
Newport News, VA 23604 United States
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$260 - $300
Collections Camp: Military Collections

Do you have military artifacts in your museum collection? This two-and-a-half-day workshop will focus on the care, conservation, and exhibition of military artifacts in museum collections. Spend time working with conservators and curators to learn how to be better stewards of your military history collection Register Date: June 20-22, 2018 Cost: $260 AASLH members/$300 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by May 20, 2018!* Location: U.S. Army Transportation Museum | Newport News, VA Register Who should attend: This workshop is…

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Webinar: Uncovering Hidden History: How Small Museums Benefit from Having an Archive

June 20

Documents, letters, diaries, photographs and other archival collections held by small museums and local organizations contain rich history that often goes unexplored because staff and volunteers don’t have time to fully process the materials. Unprocessed archival collections are also physically inaccessible, adding yet another layer of complications that make their use by staff, volunteers, researchers, and others even more unlikely. And while intentions by the museum or local organization to care for these materials are good and honorable, long term…

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July 2018

Online Course: Collections Management

July 9 - September 3
$195 - $295
Collections Management

This eight week online class is about managing cultural collections and will cover collections policies, how to know what you have, what you need to know about your collections, how to know where everything in your collection is located, and making sure that someone gets some good out of your collection. Collections management is all of the activities related to the administration of collections including planning, development, care, conservation, documentation, and making those collections available to the public. You’ll learn…

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Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections

July 16 - September 10
$195 - $295
Caring for Museum Collections

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. DATES: July 16 - September 10, 2018 COST: $195 AASLH Members/ $295 Nonmembers OPEN REGISTRATION: May 7 - July 2, 2018 Register Logistics: FORMAT: Online, weekly-paced course. LENGTH: 8 weeks PARTICIPATION STYLE: Weekly forum discussions, assignments MATERIALS: There are no required texts for this…

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October 2018

Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals

October 15 - November 9
$350 - $425

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/nonprofit context. Details:  Dates: October 15 - November 9, 2018 Format: Four-week online course of self-paced weekly modules; weekly online chats. Time Commitment: Students should expect to spend 5-7 hours per week on the course…

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