A conference on Black History in the Hudson Valley has been set for Saturday, July 14th, from 9 am to 5:30 pm, in Kingston.
Hosted by the Hudson River Maritime Museum and The Library at the A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, the focus of this conference is the history of Black and African-American residents in the Hudson Valley, including communities and work along the canals and tributaries of the Hudson River. Continue reading
The 2018 NY Statewide Preservation Conference has been set for April 26-28 in Albany.
Experts, grassroots community advocates, and new voices in the preservation movement will come together in Albany to learn from one another. Continue reading
“The Great Wars: The French & Indian War and the First World War” will be the focus of the Tenth Annual History Conference for Educators to be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Fort Ticonderoga.
Sessions focused on the French & Indian War (known as the Seven Years’ War in Europe) and World War I will answer the question on how global conflict affects local communities. Participants will learn about the scope and impact of “Great Wars” on society in general through the study of primary accounts. Continue reading
The Oneida County Historians Association (OCHA) annual conference has been scheduled for Saturday, April 14 and will be held at the Rome Historical Society, located at 200 Church Street in Rome, NY.
Speakers will include New York State Historian Devin Lander, New York State History Blog Founder & Editor John Warren, Barbara Granato from the Daughters of the American Revolution, and others. Continue reading
The Fort Plain Museum’s American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference has been set for June 7-9, 2018.
The conference will include 11 presentations, a Bus Tour of 1778, a new Genealogy Day, a new fundraising dinner featuring portrayals of George Washington and James Madison, a presentation by Russell Shorto, and more. Continue reading
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