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  • AASLH on Demand brings together the best of our recorded webinars and online conference sessions. Take a class with the experts on managing and interpreting your collections, creating great exhibits, building effective boards, and more. To see all available webinar recordings in our Online Store, click here. Free Resources Getting Your Feet Wet with Evaluation […]

  • Do you often juggle several projects, trying to keep each one focused and on track? Project management provides valuable training that will help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects. This online course shows you how to implement internationally recognized project management principles in a history context. Whether your work involves exhibitions, programs, strategic planning, […]

  • AASLH’s popular Project Management for History Professionals workshop travels to Dallas this spring! Join us March 8th and 9th, 2017 at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas. Project Management provides valuable instruction in planning, managing and successfully completing projects of all types. In this workshop, you will learn how to implement internationally recognized project management […]

  • To help introduce non-members to our quarterly magazine and all the helpful articles, reviews, and how-tos we include in every issue, we’re offering the Summer 2015 copy free to download and view online. Check it out here and spread the word! Table of Contents: One Doing Local History: Become Part of the Conversation by Carol […]

  • Developing History Leaders @SHA (formerly the Seminar for Historical Administration) is an intensive three week program that presents future leaders of the field with the best practices and ideas of history organization leadership and management. In this “What is SHA?” webinar, AASLH’s Bob Beatty will lead a discussion with SHA graduates Richard Josey (Class of […]

  • The History Relevance Campaign is a diverse group of history professionals posing questions about what makes the past relevant today. The Campaign serves as a catalyst for discovering, demonstrating, and promulgating the value of history for individuals, communities, and the nation. AASLH is proud to be a partner in this important effort. We believe that history can have more impact when it connects […]

  • Do you interpret the institution of slavery or the lives of enslaved people at your historic site/museum? Join us as we share the theoretical underpinnings for interpreting slavery, including how contested narratives and race play a role in the giving/receiving of interpretation. This webinar will help you achieve a greater understanding of the difficult knowledge […]

  • The tragic shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston last June precipitated a national outcry against the Confederate flag. State leaders in Alabama and South Carolina removed it from capitol grounds. Walmart and other retailers discontinued merchandise bearing the flag. Meanwhile, the controversy expanded to include Confederate monuments and statues. Americans’ fury, on […]

  •   While introducing the topic of religion into regular museum tours can be tricky, there are some site histories that require some mention in order to fully understand the influence that faith had on that specific family or event. One such museum that deals with the issue of religion for that reason is Surratt House […]

  • This event has been cancelled. This one-day symposium is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The Historic House Museum in America is not dead nor are most of them dying. The field, however, needs to take time to reflect and renew as the world around our […]