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  • Recorded Webinar: Caring for Paper Collections

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    Caring for Paper Collections is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about suitable housing supplies, environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling techniques, and safe handling techniques. This event is presented by Samantha Forsko.

    Caring for Paper Collections is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about suitable housing supplies, environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling techniques, and safe handling techniques.This event is presented by Samantha Forsko. Paper artifacts are sensitive materials that require special housing to ensure their longevity. Common issues with condition and identification of different types of damage will also be discussed.

  • Recorded Webinar: Caring for Photograph Collections

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    Caring for Photograph Collections is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about suitable housing supplies, including paper, plastics, interleaving papers, boxes, and more.

    Caring for Photograph Collections is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about suitable housing supplies, including paper, plastics, interleaving papers, boxes, and more. Photographic media are sensitive materials that require special housing to ensure their longevity. Environmental parameters for storage, proper labeling techniques, and safe handling of photographs will also be discussed.

  • Recorded Webinar: Collections Care You Can Do and What to Leave to Conservators

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    Collections Care You Can Do and What to Leave to Conservators is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about specific preventive conservation practices you can perform and those you should leave for a conservator. This event is presented by Scott Carrlee.

    Collections Care You Can Do and What to Leave to Conservators is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about specific preventive conservation practices you can perform and those you should leave for a conservator. This event is presented by  Scott Carrlee. Museums hold collections in trust for the public. With that trust comes the duty of care. But with the duty of care comes the requirement that we not endanger collection items through improper care or treatment. Where, however, is the line between what we can and can’t do? In this webinar, guest speaker Scott Carrlee of the Alaska State Museum addresses specific preventive conservation practices you can perform and those you should leave for a conservator.

  • Recorded Webinar: Copyright Crash Course for Museums and Memory Institutions

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    Copyright Crash Course for Museums and Memory Institutions is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about museum-focused overview of copyright law. This event is presented by Walter G. Lehmann.

    Copyright Crash Course for Museums and Memory Institutions is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about museum-focused overview of copyright law. This event is presented by Walter G. Lehmann. In this webinar, museum attorney Walter G. Lehmann will provide a practical, museum-focused overview of copyright law including the important exception for fair use. Museums, including historical societies and other memory institutions, create and use intellectual property every day. A basic understanding of copyright law is essential to protect your organization’s rights and those of other creators, further your organization’s mission, and avoid disputes that could harm its reputation.

  • Recorded Webinar: Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Museum and Historic Sites

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    Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Museum and Historic Sites is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about strategies for museums professionals to demonstrate cultural competency on multiple levels in order to help create a place for underrepresented communities at the museum table. This event is presented by Monica O. Montgomery.

    Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion at Museum and Historic Sites is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about strategies for museums professionals to demonstrate cultural competency on multiple levels in order to help create a place for underrepresented communities at the museum table. This event is presented by Monica O. Montgomery. Museums and other history-minded institutions have the ability to connect a number of people–visitors, staff, volunteers, and stakeholders– in a variety of different ways. But how can we make sure that all of the communities we serve, or want to serve, see themselves in both our exhibitions and learning opportunities and as content creators? The webinar will provide strategies for museums professionals to demonstrate cultural competency on multiple levels in order to help create a place for underrepresented communities at the museum table.

    About the Instructor:

    Monica O. Montgomery is an international speaker, arts administrator and director, curating media and museums in service to society. Her expertise converges at the intersection of community engagement, grassroots museum practice, diversity and social justice. She is the recipient of a 2016 Arts Entrepreneurship award from Fractured Atlas. Monica directs two community museums at opposite ends of the contemporary and historic spectrum. She makes history come alive as Director of the Lewis Latimer Historic House Museum; and she curates art and activism as Director of the Museum of Impact (MOI: the world’s first mobile social justice museum). She is Strategic Director of Museum Hue a multicultural collective advancing people of color in arts, culture, museums and creative economy. She keynotes around the world and is an alumna of Temple University & LaSalle University, with Bachelors & Masters of Communication.

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

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    Cultural Heritage and Climate Change: Science, Threats, and Opportunity is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about the field’s most common climate change related challenges, and the tools being used to become resilient in the face of such sweeping change. This event is presented by Sarah Sutton.

    Cultural Heritage and Climate Change: Science, Threats, and Opportunity is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about the field’s most common climate change related challenges, and the tools being used to become resilient in the face of such sweeping change. This event is presented by Sarah Sutton. 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.

  • Recorded Webinar: Developing a Membership Marketing Plan

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    Developing a Membership Marketing Plan is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about how to develop a membership marketing plan for your organization and increase revenue. This event is presented by AASLH.

    Developing a Membership Marketing Plan is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about how to develop a membership marketing plan for your organization and increase revenue. This event is presented by AASLH. Does your organization's membership program need a jumpstart? Are you trying to grow new members? Join us for a lively discussion about how to develop a membership marketing plan for your organization and increase revenue. Everything has changed when it comes to membership and engagement. Learn about the Membership Life Cycle and how to engage your audience to turn them into members, and keep them! When the webinar is complete, you will have not only a model on how to develop strategies, but also real ideas and suggestions to take back to your organization.

  • Recorded Webinar: Developing a Successful Volunteer Recruitment Program

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    Developing a Successful Volunteer Recruitment Program is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about recruitment and practical tools for running a successful volunteer recruitment program.

    Developing a Successful Volunteer Recruitment Program is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about recruitment and practical tools for running a successful volunteer recruitment program. We know having volunteers in the wings who can give eight hours a day is no longer the case. Recruitment is a process that enables the selection of the right people for the right task. Recruitment is understanding the environment where people want to volunteer and the time they have to give. Learn more about recruitment and gain practical tools for running a successful volunteer recruitment program.

  • Recorded Webinar: Digital Humanities for State and Local History

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    Digital Humanities for State and Local History is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about digital technologies, approaches, and platforms to those interested in developing digital state and local history in low and no-cost environments.

    Digital Humanities for State and Local History is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about digital technologies, approaches, and platforms to those interested in developing digital state and local history in low and no-cost environments. We will define the field, explore a subset of projects that can serve as a model for one’s own, and discuss common issues beginners face in becoming fluent in digital humanities. Digital archiving, storytelling, visualization, and data analysis will all be discussed through explorations of OpenRefine, Scalar, Tableau, Carto, Murkutu, and other tools. In addition reading lists, hyperlinks, and resources will be shared following the Q&A.

  • Recorded Webinar: Doorstep Donations and Unclaimed Loans: Resolve Provenance Problems with Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Law (StEPs Lab)

    Contains 6 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/06/2018

    Doorstep Donations and Unclaimed Loans: Resolve Provenance Problems with Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Law (StEPs Lab) is an online AASLH Continuing Education event on December 6, 2018. This live webinar is about abandoned and unclaimed property in museum collections. This live webinar is presented by Erin Richardson. This is a StEPs Lab webinar.

    Does your museum have objects in its possession for which there is no signed deed of gift? Expired loans that no one has collected? Objects that appeared one day without a note or explanation? You’re not alone. In this webinar guest speaker Erin Richardson addresses how to resolve unclaimed and abandoned property in museum collections. Webinar participants learn why claiming title to this property is beneficial and what the basic processes are to do so. Erin reviews unclaimed property law generally, and provide resources on how to find the law in your state. She will also discuss what to do when title is successfully claimed. Lastly, we’ll review strategies to prevent future unclaimed loans and abandoned property in your collection. This webinar is part of the StEPs Lab series offered to both StEPs program participants and others interested in the topic of abandoned and unclaimed collection items. StEPs Labs provide an in-depth look at a topic central to operating a museum, historic house, site, or related organization. Applying what you learn in a Lab to your organization’s policies and practices helps you making meaningful progress in meeting national standards. 

    Details:

    RECORDED DATE: December 6, 2018

    TIME: 3:00 – 4:30 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone!)

    Description & Outcomes

    Participant Outcomes:

    After taking part in this webinar, participant will have a better understanding of:

    1. Why this topic is important to proper management of museum collections;
    2. General principles behind state laws that apply to unclaimed and abandoned property;
    3. How to find and follow the law in their state;
    4. What to do when you claim title, and
    5. How to prevent situations where abandoned and unclaimed property law is needed.

    Speaker:

    With more than twenty years of experience working with museum communities at Historic Cherry Hill, Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, and as vice-president of the Museum Association of New York, Erin Richardson assists museums in solving pressing long-term collection problems so they may effectively serve their communities. Richardson holds a BA in American Studies from the SUNY Geneseo, an MA in Museum Studies from Cooperstown Graduate Program and a PhD in Leadership and Policy from Niagara University. Deaccessioning and abandoned property law are two of her favorite topics of study and discussion!