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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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Workshop: Focusing on Visitors: Public Programming and Exhibits at History Institutions

March 15, 2018 - March 16, 2018
Historic Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207-1168 United States
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$230 - $345

This workshop provides a broad overview of public programming and exhibits with a focus on active learning. Seasoned educators will direct conversations about museum education and the role of museum educators. Participants will leave the workshop with information and materials they can take back to their organizations to adapt and apply.Through interactive activities and case studies, participants will gain knowledge and tools for a wide range of relevant topics, including audience types, volunteer management and training, tour techniques, active learning…

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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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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: 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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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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