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March 2017
$280 - $405

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

March 30 - March 31
Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305 United States
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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 2017
$270 - $385

Workshop: Historic House Museum Issues and Operations

April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH United States + Google Map

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: April 6-7, 2017 Location: Strawbery Banke | Portsmouth, New Hampshire Cost: $270 members/$385 nonmembers FLASH SALE: $50…

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$300 - $425

Workshop: Collections Camp: Textiles

April 24 - April 25
Indiana Historical Society, 450 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, 46202 United States
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Do you have costumes and/or textiles in your museum collection? This two day workshop will focus on the care and conservation of textiles in museum collections.  Spend time working with an expert to learn how to be a better steward of your textile collection. Register Date: April 24-25, 2017 Cost: $300 AASLH members/$425 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by March 22, 2017!* Location: Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN Register Who should attend: This workshop, scheduled for April…

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June 2017
$280 - $405

Workshop: Collections Management and Practices

June 5 - June 6
Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Learn about your institution’s responsibility toward its collection, necessary policies and procedures, and the best practices of collection management. Register Details: Date: June 5-6, 2017 Location:  Maine Historical Society, Portland, ME Cost: $280 AASLH members/$405 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by May 1, 2017!* 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 current issues and…

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$280 - $405

Workshop: Connecting Your Collections to Teachers and Students

June 22 - June 23
George Mason’s Gunston Hall, 10709 Gunston Road
Mason Neck, VA 22079 United States
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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: June 22-23, 2017 Cost: $280 AASLH members/$405 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you book by May 18, 2017!* Location: George Mason's Gunston Hall, Mason Neck, VA Register Description: Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum…

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$280 - $405

Workshop: Exhibit Makeovers

June 29 - June 30

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: June 29-30, 2017 Cost: $280 AASLH members/$405 nonmembers *Get $40 off registration if you…

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