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March 2018

Workshop: Exhibit Makeovers

March 5 - March 6
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215 United States
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$230 - $345
Exhibit Makeovers

Interpretive exhibits bring objects, images, and ideas to life for visitors through storytelling, diverse presentation media, and learning opportunities that engage multiple types of intelligence. In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of exhibit planning, organization, text writing, and design. Drawing on resources of the host institution, working hands-on in small groups, you’ll experiment with ways to make exhibit content meaningful and memorable for visitors. View a Sample Agenda Register Date: March 5-6, 2018 Cost: $230 AASLH members/$345 nonmembers *Get $40 off…

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Webinar: Cultural Heritage and Climate Change: Science, Threats, and Opportunity

March 8
$40 - $65
Cultural Heritage and Climate Change

Sarah Sutton leads a discussion of the field’s most common climate change related challenges, and the tools being used to become resilient in the face of such sweeping change. Two guest presenters will describe how their work has already been seriously impacted by climate change. They discuss their perspectives, experiences, and solutions for managing the intersection between cultural heritage and climate change. Details: Date: March 8th, 2018 Time: 3:00 - 4:30 pm EASTERN (Remember to calculate for your time zone!)…

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Webinar: Historic House Call: Immersive Education in Historic House Museums

March 21

This webinar will look at the unique way the Molly Brown House Museum and Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver, CO have reworked their spaces to bring in more immersive, hands-on sensory learning not only for school children but new groups including young professionals, repeat visitors, and the like.  This webinar will inspire attendees to look at their space in a whole new way and not be afraid to look beyond the ropes. Details: Date: March 21, 2018 Time: 3:00 -…

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June 2018

Workshop: Reinventing the Historic House Museum

June 8
Hawks Inn and Delafield History Center, 426 Wells St
Delafield, WI 53018 United States
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Reinventing the Historic House Museum

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: Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

June 11 - June 12
The Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum, 15415 Don Julian Road
City of Industry, CA 91745 United States
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$230 - $345
Historic House Museums Issues and Operations

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. See a sample agenda Register Details: Date: June 11-12, 2018 Location: Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum | City of Industry, CA Cost: $230…

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