Upcoming Events

Check this page regularly for the most current event schedule. 


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.

Introduction to the History Leadership Institute - Live Webinar
December 11, 2023 | 3 - 4 PM ET | This free informational webinar led by HLI Director Andrea Jones will discuss AASLH's History Leadership Institute hybrid training program, its goals and facilitators, and how it can inspire and empower the next generations of history leaders.
The Powerful Resilience of Small Museums - Virtual Summit
December 5 & 6, 2023 The Small Museum Virtual Summit will . . . · Be a program developed by small museums for small museums, · Provide practical ideas as well as aspirational/inspirational ones, · Celebrate the creativity and resourcefulness of small museums.

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. 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 2023 Course Schedule.

Introduction to Financial Management (Winter 2024) - Online Course
January 8 - February 9, 2024| Introduction to Financial Management is an AASLH online course. This four-week course, taught by instructor Rebekah Beaulieu, provides an introduction to financial concepts, from understanding expenses and income to how to establish an endowment. Successful completion of this course will earn one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.
Developing Exhibitions: Planning & Design (Winter 2024) - Online Course
January 8 - March 8, 2024 | Developing Exhibitions: Developing Exhibits: Planning & Design is an AASLH online course. This eight-week course, taught by instructor Jenney Fazande, will introduce participants to the process of designing an exhibit. Successful completion of this course will earn one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.
Collections Management 200 - Stewardship and Public Access (Winter 2024) - Online Course
January 8 - March 8, 2024 | In this course, participants will learn about the general principles underlying the idea of being a “collecting organization,” and how collections support the mission of a museum or history organization. Students will explore the purpose of a Collection Management Policy and how it relates to other core museum documents, create the Foundational Statements and Collection Development sections of their collections management policy and operationalize those components using example objects.

Onsite and Virtual Workshops

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

Project Management for History Professionals (February 2024) - Onsite Workshop
Johnson County Museum, Overland Park, KS (Near Kansas City) | February 29 and March 1, 2024 | Project Management for History Professionals is an AASLH onsite workshop.