The Pennsylvania Historical Association have announced they are now accepting proposals for its 2018 annual meeting to be held in Lancaster, PA from October 11-13.
The program committee welcomes and encourages proposals on all aspects of Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic history. Continue reading
The 17th Annual Underground Railroad Public History Convention is set for March 9-11, 2018, at the Cultural Education Center and Albany Capital Center and The Visitors Center of Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Convention will include workshops, round tables, exhibits, vendors, art exhibitions and raffles. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in period attire. Continue reading
The Historic Districts Council has announced their Annual Preservation Conference is set for Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, at New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York.
This day-long Conference will dive into a range of topics and of-the-moment campaigns to preserve communities and sites throughout the city, with sessions led by the participants themselves. Continue reading
The New Netherland Institute (NNI) is now accepting presentation proposals for their 41st Annual Conference, which will convene in Albany, New York at the New York State Museum on the 22nd of September 2018.
The program committee welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony. Proposals that highlight the legacy of New Netherland are also encouraged. Continue reading
The Museum Association of New York’s 2018 Annual Conference, Visioning Change, is set to bring together hundreds of museum professionals in Rochester, from April 8-10, 2018.
MANY will be hosting over 20 conference sessions, 11 capstone experiences, and four special events. Over the three-day conference, attendees will have opportunity to network with colleagues, engage with industry partners, and show their support for MANY by participating in Vendor Bingo, browsing the Silent Auction, and attending both formal and casual fundraising events at the Memorial Art Gallery, George Eastman Museum, and the Strong Museum of Play. Continue reading
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