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As we look for creative new ways to engage audiences with history, what does “being creative” actually look like? Can history professionals learn to find their creative spirit?

The panelists share their experiences as part of an experiment in creative practice: what they learned, what they did (projects ranging from a musical finding aid to beer with Benjamin Franklin), and why the process included a conversation about “indicators of successful failure.”

AASLH makes available for download a selection of sessions from past annual meetings. Please note that these are raw audio files and have not been edited.