On Saturday, November 4, 2017 a conference on the Country House will take place from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Drive, Staatsburg.
The all-day conference will explore the rich and diverse history of the country houses of New York. Continue reading
The 17th annual New Sweden History Conference will be held on Saturday, November 4, from 8:30 am to 3 pm, at the Lazaretto Ballroom in Essington, PA.
This year’s New Sweden History Conference will explore the migration of Swedish colonists from the original landing point of Wilmington Delaware to the greater Delaware Valley and east coast region. Through material culture and the science of DNA, speakers will examine how members of the New Sweden Colony and subsequent generations were able to maintain their sense of culture and community while assimilating into the shifting political power structures around them. Continue reading
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) will hold their Annual Conference on April 8-10, 2018, in Rochester NY.
This year’s MANY conference will take advantage of all that Rochester to offer; programs, workshops, and new Conference Capstones will be held in cultural institutions throughout the city. Evenings will include engaging networking events and dining experiences. Continue reading
The 2017 Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Awards for Excellence winners have been announced. The program seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among GHHN members. Awards are made to projects that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the historic scene, material culture and diversity of the region.
The awards will be presented at the GHHN The Art of History Annual Conference on October 10, 2017 at Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York. Continue reading
The Liberty Museum & Arts Center in Sullivan County will host the 16h Annual Catskills Preservation and History Conference on Saturday and Sunday, August 26 and 27.
The events begin at 10 am on Saturday with the 22nd annual Architectural and Historical Tour, which this year will feature a behind the scenes look at two of the most iconic institutions in Sullivan County’s history, the Loomis Sanatorium and Grossinger’s resort, and explore the link between them. Continue reading
The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) 2017 Annual Meeting will take place from October 31 to November 2 at the Poughkeepsie Hotel & Conference Center.
The conference is expected to draw about 150 attendees from across the state.
The registration form and hotel registration for the Fall 2017 APHNYS Conference are now available. Continue reading
The Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) Annual Conference will be held at Bard College/Montgomery Place in Annandale-on-Hudson on Tuesday, October 10.
The 2017 Annual Conference will feature break-out sessions, office hours with grant funding organizations,tours of Montgomery Place, a large group art activity, breakfast, networking luncheon, full-day exhibit hall, the Awards for Excellence ceremony, and more. Continue reading
This November the annual Researching New York Conference will bring together historians, archivists, public historians, graduate students, museum curators, teachers, documentarians, and more to share their work on New York State history.
Conference organizers invite proposals from any time period and any methodological perspective on all aspects of New York State’s history.
2017 is a year of celebration of women suffrage in New York State. Groups throughout New York are marking the occasion with lectures, exhibits, conferences, and a wide range of programs commemorating the milestone. For Researching New York 2017, proposals that enlarge and expand that exploration by also considering the lives, work, and history of women in New York from the earliest native Americans to the present, are strongly recommended. Continue reading
Speaking in Boston in October 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt declared, “Knowledge – that is, education in its true sense – is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interests, illiberal minorities or panic-stricken leaders.”
At a time when civil discourse and mutual respect can be hard to come by, FDR’s thinking about education inspired the teachers and other educators who planned this year’s Teaching the Hudson Valley institute.
Building Community with Place-Based Learning will be held July 25th to the 27th at the Henry Wallace Education and Visitor Center on the grounds of the Franklin Roosevelt Home and Presidential Library in Hyde Park and sites throughout the Valley. The program includes more than 15 workshops and five all-day field experiences. Continue reading
Registration for the New York Archives Conference is now open. This years conference will be held from Wednesday, June 7 to Friday, June 9, 2017 at Utica College.
Plenary Speaker, Devin Lander, New York State’s 16th Historian, will present “2017: A Year of History,” discussing statewide initiatives taking place surrounding 2017’s historical anniversaries. Continue reading