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January 2018

Webinar: Caring for Paper Collections

January 23, 2018
$40 - $65

Paper artifacts are sensitive materials that require special housing to ensure their longevity. This webinar will examine suitable housing supplies, environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling techniques, and safe handling techniques. Common issues with condition and identification of different types of damage will also be discussed. Register Details: Date: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EASTERN (Be sure to adjust for your time zone!) Cost: $40 members/$65 nonmembers Closed captioning available upon advanced notice. Please contact…

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Online Course: Collections Management

January 29, 2018 - March 30, 2018
$195 - $295

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. Register Details: January 29-March 30, 2018 Cost: $195 AASLH Members/ $295 Nonmembers Registration limited to 30 people Register Full Online Course Description: This eight week course will introduce…

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February 2018

Online Course: Basics of Archives

February 26, 2018 - March 30, 2018
$85 - $160

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. Register Details: February 26-March 30, 2018 15-20 hours to be completed anytime during the above dates Cost: $85 members/$160 nonmembers Register Full Online Course Description: The newly revised Basics of Archives online course is designed to give…

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April 2018

Workshop: Collections Management and Practices

April 9, 2018 - April 10, 2018
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Camino Lejo
Santa Fe, NM 87505 United States
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$230 - $345

Learn about your institution’s responsibility toward its collection, necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. Register Details: Date: April 9-10, 2018 Location:  Museum of Indian Arts and Culture | Santa Fe, NM Cost: $230 AASLH members/$345 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by March 9, 2018!* Register Workshop Description: Learn about your institution’s responsibility toward its collection, necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. Through lively group discussions and hands-on activities, you will become familiar with…

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Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections

April 16, 2018 - June 15, 2018
$195 - $295

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. Register Details:  Format: Online Course Dates: April 16- June 15, 2017 Cost: $195 AASLH Members/ $295 Nonmembers Register Full Online Course Description: This eight week course will deal with the physical care and preservation of your museum collections. This practical course will cover how…

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Workshop: Connecting Your Collections to Teachers and Students

April 23, 2018 - April 24, 2018
New Hampshire Historical Society, 30 Park St
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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$230 - $340

Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum educational and programming  needed to create engaging, educational, and successful collections-based programming. Register Date: April 23-24, 2018 Cost: $230 AASLH members/$345 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by March 23, 2018!* Location: New Hampshire Historical Society | Concord, NH Register Description: Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum educational and…

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June 2018

Workshop: Reinventing the Historic House Museum

June 8, 2018
Hawks Inn and Delafield History Center, 426 Wells St
Delafield, WI 53018 United States
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$50

Reinventing the Historic House Museum is a 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 by historic house game-changers and local historic site administrators, discussion, a boxed lunch, historic site visit, and…

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Workshop: Collections Camp: Military Collections

June 20, 2018 - June 22, 2018
U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington BLVD
Newport News, VA 23604 United States
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$260 - $300

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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