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  • Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this course, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Coursework will cover all of the details included in the four steps to successful project management: Define (creating a project charter, setting […]

  • Too often, written interpretive manuals are merely compilations of facts—if these manuals exist at all.  Drawing from best practice in the field of interpretation—along with techniques borrowed from exhibition development, material culture studies, and even Walt Disney Imagineering—this Technical Leaflet describes strategies for focusing and organizing a written manual that will help to ensure meaningful […]

  • Volunteer Hub maintains a list of articles and resources dealing with volunteer recruitment and engagement, and updates regularly with new items to help you educate and inspire your volunteer workforce. Check out their page for the latest news on maintaining and growing your vital volunteer base! Some current articles: Engage, Inform, Recruit: How Nonprofits Can […]

  • History Colorado has assembled a number of great resources dealing with preservation, archaeology, architecture and history. You can find forms, guides, and publications to assist you in your research and work by visiting this site. Most documents are free, but may carry shipping and handling charges if you choose to have them mailed to you. Resources […]

  • LISTEN: Interested in bringing more traffic to your digital collections? Want to participate with other great presidential sites and libraries to reach more people? Come and hear about Connecting Presidential Collections, a website that provides users one place to search across presidential resources. In this general session from the 2014 Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference, […]

  • Interpreting slavery, with its powerful resonances, is a privilege and a great responsibility. We have an obligation to the public to share a comprehensive and conscientious story of the past, especially as studies show that the public considers museums to be their most trusted source of historical information. The Tracing Center conducted a survey to […]

  • The Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICE) is an immersion program for mid-career museum, preservation, historic site, and other arts and culture professionals designed to introduce business applications and principles of entrepreneurial thinking with the goal of expanding vision and leadership skills. ICE is a dynamic, four-day experience that immerses participants in the world of nonprofit […]

  • Difficult histories include the recollections of trauma, oppression, and violence. The challenge for museum workers to develop ethical representations of difficult histories is finding an equitable equation for combining the three conceptual components: Faces, Real content, and Narratives. When combined, these three components are the building blocks for developing ethical representations of difficult histories. A […]

  • Adapted from the introduction: This collection of essay includes authors from the United Kingdom who are prominent and expert figures in the country’s culture and education. It addresses key questions about the role of museums and other institutions of material culture in young people’s wellbeing and learning. Its aim is to explore what U.K. museums, […]

  • Through a combination of presentations, discussion, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the elements of museum educational and programming  needed to create engaging, educational, and successful collections-based programming. Learn how to craft programming that is meaningful to the education community. Topics include learning styles, presentation strategies, audience types, planning strategies, program assessment, research, […]