Archive for the ‘Membership’ Category

  • The new Congress and new White House have begun signaling dramatic cuts they intend for federal agencies, programs, and policies that will affect the work of history organizations and historians for years to come. The Trump team has already indicated it is considering the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities. AASLH urges its […]

  • We are pleased to announce a new benefit for AASLH Institutional Members. Members are now able to receive, at a significant discount, comprehensive digital history collections services through HistoryIT’s Digital Compass program. Digital Compass, a program only available to AASLH Institutional Members, provides a strategic plan, along with a digital prototype, to develop, enhance, manage, […]

  • Here at AASLH, 2016 was a year of building upward and outward. In order to best share all the changes and growth, we’ve put together our first ever stand-alone Annual Report. You can read it using the PDF reader below or download the Annual Report using the link below: Download the 2016 Annual Report   […]

  • Dear Members, AASLH is helping lead our local and national discussions about the importance of historic context, the value of content that can be documented, and the importance of telling everyone’s stories. This content and these stories help demonstrate our country’s strength, while also encouraging us to listen to one another. To meet these important responsibilities, AASLH […]

  • In April 2016, AASLH launched a brand new membership type for Academic Programs. Designed specifically to meet the needs of faculty and students in history, public history, and museum studies programs, the Academic Program Membership offers a unique benefits package for only $310 a year. Most importantly, students of the Academic Program Members get free […]

  • As reported in this blog and in our newsletter, Dispatch, AASLH staff and Council are devising a new strategic plan. This plan has emerged from the ongoing discussions of our Aspirations Task Force from 2014 to the present. It reflects elements of the vision I had for the organization when I arrived as CEO in spring of […]

  • AASLH is accepting submissions of short articles to be posted on our official blog, Broadside. Specifically, we are seeking articles on issues and challenges facing history organizations and their staffs. Blog posts should be clear, concise, and offer obvious takeaways or suggestions. Carefully read the guidelines below, then submit your blog post here. Here are ideas […]

  • Organizations in the New England region, especially all-volunteer ones, can save money and  put their organization on a path to progress as the result of two offers now available from AASLH and the New England Museum Association. First, all-volunteer organizations in the New England region that are not currently members of NEMA are now eligible […]

  • We’re Moving! From the afternoon of October 11 through the morning of the 14th, the AASLH office will be closed as we move to a new office space. We have been in our current Nashville offices for over 15 years and it’s time for a little upgrade. Our website and member database will be unaffected […]

  • The Catalina Island Museum in Avalon, California (members since 2001) announces the upcoming departure of its Executive Director, Dr. Michael De Marsche. Planned from the beginning of his tenure, Dr. De Marsche joined the Catalina Island Museum in 2010 and immediately went to work re-invigorating the museum. Under his leadership the museum’s former location in […]