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January 2018

Online Course: Developing Exhibitions (Two Part Course)

January 22, 2018 - March 23, 2018
$195 - $295

This two-part class is about how to put together an exhibition, from deciding what it will be about and why, to gathering, creating and arranging all the elements for visitors.  You'll learn a lot from your classmates – from their own experiences and from the resources that they share with all of us.  And you'll learn the best way: by doing – you will develop an actual exhibit over the course of the class. Both parts of this course must…

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March 2018

Workshop: Exhibit Makeovers

March 5, 2018 - March 6, 2018
Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215 United States
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$230 - $345

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. Register Date: March 5-6, 2018 Cost: $230 AASLH members/$345 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book…

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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: Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

June 11, 2018 - June 12, 2018
The Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum, 15415 Don Julian Road
City of Industry, CA 91745 United States
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$230 - $345

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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