Historic House Call Webinar Series

Organized by the committee of the AASLH Historic House Affinity Community, Historic House Call webinars provide staff and volunteers working in historic house museums the chance to hear from a leading expert on a topic related to historic sites and ask questions about that topic. Historic House Calls are presented quarterly at no charge for AASLH members. Check back often for upcoming House Calls and to view recordings of previous webinars.

Live Webinars

Recorded Webinar: Historic House Call: Mission
RECORDED ON APR. 23, 2020 | House museums are complex organizations but one of the most effective tools for navigating this complexity is the humble mission statement. In this 30-minute webinar, Erin Carlson Mast, president and CEO of President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington, DC, discusses how she's leveraged the values embedded in their mission statement to transform their community programs and daily operations to affect the lives of their visitors. She is interviewed by Max A. van Balgooy, co-editor of recently published Reimagining Historic House Museums and president of Engaging Places.‚Äč

Recorded Webinars

Recorded Webinar: Historic House Call: Developing Discussion Based Interpretation
Historic House Call: Developing Discussion Based Interpretation is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about how conversation promotes individual and group learning and helps to build connections to historic sites. This event is presented by Ron M. Potvin and is part of the Historic House Call series, presented in partnership with the AASLH Historic House Affinity Group Committee.
Recorded Webinar: Historic House Call: Home for the Holidays: Interpreting Christmas at Your Historic Site
Home for the Holidays: Interpreting Christmas at Your Historic Site is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about planning for the Christmas holiday at your historic site. This event is presented by Kenneth Turino and Andy Hahn.
Recorded Webinar: Historic House Call: How to Preserve Your Historic Building
Historic House Call: How to Preserve Your Historic Building is an AASLH Continuing Education recorded webinar. This webinar is about the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Rehabilitation of Historic Structures, the methods for applying them to your historic building, and how they can help you apply for funds. This event is part of the Historic House Call, presented in partnership with the AASLH Historic House Affinity Group Committee.