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 isRead more
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 briefRead more
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 receptionRead more
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) is excited to announce that the recipient of this year’s Building MuseumsTM Symposium’s Buildy Award is the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) for Building 6, the Robert W. Wilson Building. This award recognizes the museum leadership’s exemplary accomplishment through the three-decade process of completing their master plan forRead more
Be sure to join us on February 27th! We have lined up some great pre-conference tours before kicking off the sessions at Building Museums™ 2019! Click below for a full listing of workshop and tour offerings! http://midatlanticmuseums.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Building-Museums-Symposium-2019_ToursandWorkshops-2.pdfRead more
Friday, March 29, 2019 at The Cooperstown Graduate Program (5838 NY-80, Cooperstown, NY 13326) Speakers: Deborah Schwartz, Director, the Brooklyn Historical Society and Fath Ruffins, Curator, National Museum of American History While we don’t know everything about what motivates visitors to come to museums, we do know a great deal gathered over time from quantitativeRead more
Social with the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists, George Washington Museum Studies, and Collection Care Network
You are invited to an evening of networking and fun with colleagues from the DC metro area! Date: Wednesday, February 6th. Time: 5:30 – 7:30, Remarks begin at 6pm Location: The “bridge” (mezzanine above the atrium, accessed via main stairwell) Corcoran School of the Arts & Design 500 17th St NW Washington, DC 20006Read more
Study Nineteenth Century art and architectural history, decorative arts, culture, and historic preservation at one of the internationally-acclaimed Victorian Society in America Summer Schools in either Chicago, London or Newport. Enjoy lectures by leading scholars, private tours of historic properties, behind-the-scenes opportunities at museums and historic houses, and the occasion to meet colleagues from diverseRead more
New-York Historical Society makes available an 8-piece poster exhibit recounting struggle for black equality
New-York Historical Society is pleased to make available a compelling 8-piece poster exhibit that recounts the dramatic, national story of the struggle for black equality after the end of slavery. Exploring the years from the Civil War through World War I, the posters draw from our timely exhibition Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,Read more
The Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in partnership with CNY Arts, will award over $32,000 in Professional Development Grants to New York State-based museums, historic sites, and museum service organizations in 2019. With these grants NYSCA provides opportunities for museum professionals to attend conferences and workshops or toRead more
- Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Addresses the Issues of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access at Pennsylvania Museums
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- 2020 call for nominations for the Soft Power Destination Awards now open!
- Conference rate for Annual Meeting Hotel ENDS September 15!