Upcoming Events

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Meeting of the Membership

  • Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 11/04/2022 at 11:00 AM (EDT)

    NOV. 4, 2022 | 11 - 11:45 AM ET | Join us online for the 2022 Annual Business Meeting of the association. We’ll update you on the state of AASLH and the field and welcome new Council members while recognizing those who have served. Bring your questions for AASLH Chair Norman Burns, President & CEO John Dichtl, Secretary Dina Bailey, and Treasurer Rebekah Beaulieu.

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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.

Live Webinar: Managing Field Trips (Sponsored by Explorable Places)
OCT. 6, 2022 | 3 - 4 PM ET | Managing Field Trips is an AASLH webinar sponsored and presented by Explorable Places.
Live Webinar: Member Orientation (October 2022)
OCT. 12, 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.
Live Webinar: What is the History Leadership Institute? (October 2022)
OCT. 19, 2022 | 3 - 4 PM EST | The History Leadership Institute is the best professional development opportunity for mid- and advanced-career professionals at history organizations of all types and sizes. Since 1959, HLI has provided people at all management levels the tools, ideas, and connections to enhance their ability to lead institutions and the field. Applications for History Leadership Institute Seminar will open October 17 are due December 31, 2022. Those interested in learning more are invited to join Dr. Ashley Bouknight-Claybrooks, Senior Manager of Professional Development, for an informational webinar about the program, application requirements, and scholarship opportunities.

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.

Online Course: Introduction to Financial Management (Winter 2023)
JAN. 9 - FEB. 5, 2023 | 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.​
Online Course: Basics of Archives (Winter 2023)
JAN. 9 - FEB. 12, 2023 | Basics of Archives is an AASLH online course. This five-week course, taught by instructor Charles Arp, is about caring for historical records. It is designed to give organizations and individuals who are responsible for the care of historical records an introduction to the core aspects of managing and protecting historical records collections, using appropriate principles and best practices.
Online Course: Developing Exhibitions: Design (Winter 2023)
JAN. 9 - MAR. 5, 2023 | Developing Exhibitions: 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.​

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.

Onsite Workshop: Project Management for History Professionals (June 2023)
GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC MUSEUM, GRAND RAPIDS, MI | JUNE 5-6, 2023 | Project Management for History Professionals is an AASLH onsite workshop.
Onsite Workshop: Reimagining the Historic House Museum (April 2023)
THE GAMBLE HOUSE, PASADENA, CA | APRIL 1, 2023 | Reimagining the Historic House Museum is an AASLH onsite workshop. This one-day event is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The symposium will include presentations by historic house game-changers and local historic site administrators, discussion, a boxed lunch, historic site visit, and a brainstorming workshop at a historic house museum to try out the new ideas proposed during the symposium.
Virtual Workshop: Examining Your Organization's Origin Story with the Institutional Genealogy Framework (January 2023)
JAN. 26 - 27, 2023 | Examining Your Organization's Origin Story with the Institutional Genealogy Framework is an AASLH virtual workshop.