National Endowment for the Humanities accepting grant applications for Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

The Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for grants in its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program, with a deadline of July 16, 2019. These grants support projects to preserve and create intellectual access to such collections as rare books, journals, manuscript and archival materials, maps, still and moving images,

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New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting to be held June 19th

Mark your calendars for New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting held June 19th at Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University! The meeting will feature an exciting schedule of networking opportunities and educational activities including a keynote presentation, professional development conversation, networking luncheon, and guided tours of exhibitions and artist studios. More information and registration information at:https://njmuseums.wildapricot.org/event-3370723

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Annual Meeting 2019 Call for Sessions NOW OPEN!

Our call for session proposals is now open for this year’s Annual Meeting!Our theme this year: Navigating Challenges: Cultivating the Attitude of “Yes!” We’re looking for sessions that provide a clear and focused discussion of a specific topic, bring a diverse range of participants to the table to exchange views, and can stimulate questions and conversations

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NEH Infrastructure Grants available

Grant Snapshot NEH guidelines are now available for Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants! Awards up to $750,000 in federal matching funds support capital expenditures, equipment & software, collections preservation & conservation, and existing digital infrastructure. These grants have a fundraising component and offer special encouragement to projects addressing the 250th anniversary of American independence and

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Chesapeake Studies conference–registration now open

Registration is now open for the inaugural Chesapeake Studies conference, Casting a Wide Net, an interdisciplinary, scholarly exploration of the Chesapeake and Delmarva region, on June 5-7.  Sponsored by Salisbury University, the conference will bring together scholars, researchers, students, and interested non-academics from diverse disciplinary perspectives, including the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.  This is

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8th annual Yale Public History Institute

As museums and other cultural agencies expand their purview to include challenging historical issues like these, public historians confront difficult personal and professional issues. As new research techniques and technologies develop, as expertise is redefined and authority relocated, as the relationship of professionals to their publics is reshaped, the PHI offers public historians a brief

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PA Museums Annual Conference to be held in Chadds Ford, PA

PA Museums is hosting its annual statewide museum conference at the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Registration is open, and PA Museums is pleased to offer an Early Bird Registration with special pricing through March 8, 2019. Look for their preliminary program and registration form here. Here’s what to expect at their upcoming conference: ·     Pre-conference tour and reception

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