Category Archives: Conferences

NYC Historic Preservation Conference March 3rd


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historic districts council annual conferenceThe 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

New Netherland Annual Conference Call for Papers


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Map of New Netherland and New England, with north to the rightThe 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

Museum Association Conference Registration Open


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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

New Sweden History Conference November 4th


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new sweden history conferenceThe 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

Greater Hudson Heritage 2017 Awards for Excellence Winners


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ghhn annual conferenceThe 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

Catskills Preservation and History Conference This Weekend


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Sullivan county map 1892The 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

Hudson Heritage Conference Proposals Sought


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ghhn annual conferenceThe 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