Upcoming Events

Check this page regularly for the most current event schedule. 

Webinars

Webinars are online discussions, typically lasting 60 to 75 minutes including a Q&A session. During each live webinar, you can use the Q&A and Chat features to type messages and questions to the panelists and other participants. Webinars are recorded so you can re-watch whenever you want.

Affinity Community Meet-Up: Educators and Interpreters Unwind
JAN. 26, 2022 | 4 - 5:15 PM ET | Affinity Community Meet-Up: Educators and Interpreters Unwind is an AASLH virtual event. Join the Educators and Interpreters Committee to connect, share ideas, and network with colleagues from coast to coast. This topical session will cover careers – where you are, where you’d like to go, and how to get there in this market. The meeting will include small group discussions as well as a career expert. Bring your worries, questions, and what you’re excited for in the coming months or years - and don’t forget your favorite afternoon snack!
Book Talk: Exploring Women's Suffrage Through 50 Historic Treasures
FEB. 8, 2022 | 3 - 4 PM ET | From hunger strikes to massive parades, the American women’s suffrage movement grabbed the attention of citizens and politicians around the United States. Today, countless museums, libraries, universities, and historic sites care for the objects and places that tell the story of suffrage. From posters and lapel buttons, to luncheonette plates and banners, the history of the movement is embodied in a wide variety of artifacts that have stood the test of time. Join AASLH author, and Minnetrista VP of Collections and Storytelling, Jessica D. Jenkins, as she shares some of the stories found on the pages of her recent book, "Exploring Women’s Suffrage Through 50 Historic Treasures."
Live Webinar: Member Orientation (February 2022)
FEB. 9, 2022 | 3 - 4 PM ET | Member Orientation is an AASLH informational webinar presented by Rey Regenstreif-Harms, AASLH Senior Manager, Membership & Development and Rebecca Mendez, AASLH Membership & Office Coordinator. Join us for this free, one-hour webinar on the services, programs, events, resources, and networking opportunities available to the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) members.

Online Courses

Online Courses are typically between four to eight weeks long. They offer each student a chance to engage deeply with subject material over an extended period of time, all at their own pace. Keep on track with regular video chats and other interactions with accessible faculty, and discuss the course material with classmates in online forums.

Click here for a look at the 2022 Course Schedule.

Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections (Spring 2022)
MAR. 21 - MAY 15, 2022 | Caring for Museum Collections is an AASLH online course. This eight-week practical course, taught by instructor Rebecca Elder, deals with the physical care and preservation of museum collections. Successful completion of this course will earn one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.​
Online Course: Developing Exhibitions: Planning (Spring 2022)
MAR. 21 - MAY 15, 2022 | Developing Exhibitions: Planning is an AASLH online course. This eight-week course, taught by instructor Christina Ferwerda, will introduce participants to the process of planning an exhibit. Successful completion of this course earns one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.
Online Course: Leadership and Administration for History Organizations (Spring 2022)
MAR. 21 - MAY 15, 2022 | Leadership and Administration for History Organizations is an AASLH online course. This eight-week course, taught by instructor Anne Ackerson, covers governance and administrative structure, nonprofit status, mission and vision, board and staff responsibilities, the relationship between board and staff, strategic planning, human resource management, and leadership. Successful completion of this course will earn one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.​

Workshops

Workshops are one to two day in-person training events. We offer between 8-10 workshops every year in various locations around the country. Each workshop offers participants a chance to engage in intensive learning and discussion with faculty and classmates.

AASLH will begin scheduling onsite workshops again in 2022. 

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