Archive for the ‘Annual Meeting’ Category

  • Call for Proposals The Program Committee of the Mutual Concerns of Air and Space Museums Conference is seeking session proposals for their November 2018 meeting in Tucson, AZ. As always, we are seeking session proposals on topics or issues relevant to our community of museums and aerospace education centers. The strength of the conference agenda is […]

  • Small Museums Scholarships 2018 AASLH Annual Meeting and Online Conference Kansas City, MO – September 26-29 DEADLINE: June 8 The American Association for State and Local History will hold its Annual Meeting and Online Conference in Kansas City, MO from September 26-29, 2018. This year’s theme is Truth or Consequences. Museums and history sites have been ranked among […]

  • This is the final post in a week-long series spotlighting Kansas City and Annual Meeting topics leading up to the announcement of the #AASLH18 speakers. AASLH is pleased to announce our featured speakers for the 2018 Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting will take place at the Kansas City Conference Center in Kansas City, Missouri, September 26-29. The […]

  • KCMO in Pop Culture Playlist

    February 8th, 2018

    This is the fourth post in a week-long series spotlighting Kansas City and Annual Meeting topics leading up to the announcement of the #AASLH18 speakers on Friday. Read Monday’s post, “Welcome to Speaker Week: Inspiration from Past Annual Meeting Speakers.” Kansas City has been immortalized in many songs over the years, produced countless musicians, and played a crucial […]

  • Kansas City Award Winners

    February 6th, 2018

    This is the second post in a week-long series spotlighting Kansas City and Annual Meeting topics leading up to the announcement of the #AASLH18 speakers on Friday. Read Monday’s post, “Welcome to Speaker Week: Inspiration from Past Annual Meeting Speakers.” Kansas City is home to more than twenty museums and historic sites, covering everything from art to […]

  • This is the first post in a week-long series spotlighting Kansas City and Annual Meeting topics leading up to the announcement of the #AASLH18 speakers on Friday.  AASLH Annual Meeting speakers come from all kinds of places. Some are from the history or museum worlds, others work in the nonprofit or philanthropic sectors, and still […]

  • Expectations are a two-way street (or maybe something more akin to a clover-leaf interstate exchange?).  During our session “Who’s Shoulding on Your Fundraising Efforts?” at the 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting, my colleagues and I hoped to address how expectations by both staff and board members can lead to challenges raising money: in other words, how […]

  • In September, thanks to the Small Museums Scholarship, I was able to attend my first AASLH Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Like so many others at AASLH, I was coming from a very small institution, the Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library, with a staff of just three. SBMAL is an archive with a unique collection that […]

  • When I heard the AASLH Annual Meeting was going to be in Austin, Texas in September, I knew I had to figure out a way to get there. I work at a small history museum, which is a wonderful place to be, but unfortunately, I did not have any money in the budget to spare […]

  • The 2017 AASLH Annual Meeting in Austin yielded some very rich discussions about women’s history and the direction of the Women’s History Affinity Group (WHAG) through both panel sessions and the annual luncheon.  The annual WHAG luncheon brought together women’s history scholars and practitioners for a collaborative planning session to strategize about the future of WHAG and review major issues including: women […]