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August 2017

Engaging Teens in Museums: A Hands-On OMA Workshop

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe Street
Toledo, OH 43620 United States
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$15 - $25

Interested in developing teen programming at your institution? Already have teen programming but want to take it to the next level? Join the Ohio Museums Association at the Toledo Museum of Art for a brains-on, hands-on workshop exploring best practices for teen engagement. The workshop will start off with Pecha Kucha-style presentations from museum professionals managing a variety of teen programs, followed by a 90-minute design workshop to help you kick start the program design process. Learn more on OMA's…

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September 2017

American Association for State and Local History Online Conference

September 7 - September 8
Webinar,
$60 - $180

Want to participate in AASLH's conference, but can't make it to Austin? Join the Online Conference and attend six hot topic sessions, plus hear from featured speakers. Each session is broadcast live from the Annual Meeting. All presentations have been reworked for an online audience. See slides, ask questions and interact online with presenters and the virtual audience in these live broadcasts. Take home real ideas and solutions to help you do good history! Learn more on AASLH's website.

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Textile Conservation

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar,
Free

Texas Historical Commission Webinar Do you have quilts, costumes, or embroidered samplers in your collection? Join us for an informative hour to discuss methods for storage, handling, and display that will extend the lifespans of these fragile but vulnerable materials. Learn more and register.

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October 2017

History Matters! Ohio Local History Alliance Annual Meeting and Conference

October 6 - October 7
Crowne Plaza Columbus – Dublin Ohio, 600 Metro Place North
Dublin, OH 43017 United States
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$36 - $105

Registration is now open for the Ohio Local History Alliance's Annual Meeting, held in partnership with the Society of Ohio Archivists. This year's meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Dublin and features two full days of exciting and informative sessions. There will also be a pre-conference workshop on Thursday, October 5 at the Ohio History Center. Learn how to advocate for and promote your museum, how and why to apply for awards, hints and tips for using Excel and social…

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Essential Policies and Procedures for Cultural Collections

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, 400 Center Street
Dennison, OH 44621 United States
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$30 - $50

Workshop III of the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts An institution’s collections care and business practices are defined by its written policies and procedures. Institutional memory is often lost through staff changes, but best practices are encoded in these important documents. This workshop will provide an overview of policy and planning documents that are essential for collections care, such as environmental policies, housekeeping guidelines, and maintenance policies. Participants will learn the…

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Risk Assessments for Cultural Institutions

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dennison Railroad Depot Museum, 400 Center Street
Dennison, OH 44621 United States
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$30 - $50

Workshop IV of the Regional Heritage Stewardship Program Presented by the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts In order to develop an emergency preparedness and response plan, an institution must understand the risks its collections face.  A risk assessment identifies potential risks and outlines strategies to mitigate damage in the event of an emergency or disaster.  This workshop will offer tips for conducting these assessments on a site-wide level and for specific collections, as well as case studies of…

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How Do We Pay for It?: Grants and Grant Writing for Collections

October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar,
Free

Texas Historical Commission Webinar By now, you probably have a long list of collections care projects you would like to accomplish, but you probably don't have the resources you need to make them happen. Let's talk about potential funding sources and the grant writing process so that you can make your collections care dreams come true.

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November 2017

Borders & Borderlands in Southern Jewish History

November 2 - November 5
American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 United States
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$155

The 42nd Annual Southern Jewish Historical Society Conference November 3-5, 2017 at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES The conference fee of $155/person includes Friday lunch/dinner and Saturday lunch and the Friday Jewish bus tour of Cincinnati.  Saturday night’s cultural event will feature Rabbi Ken Kanter (author of Tin Pan Alley)  who will present:  Is it True What They Sing About Dixie and will be held at Hebrew Union College. More information and registration. Conference registrants must be members of the SJHS.…

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Going Beyond Memory: A Conference on Synagogue Archiving

November 5 - November 6
American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 United States
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$95

Schedule The program will begin with registration on Sunday, November 5 at the AJA, 3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio on the Campus of Hebrew Union College followed by a welcome luncheon program. Featured Keynote speaker, Dina Herbert from the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) will speak at our Sunday evening dinner program regarding digitial initiatives of NARA and ways in which NARA can be of assistance to Synagogue archivists.  The AJA will offer both basic and advanced sessions featuring…

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