Category: Events

New Maps in Egremont

The Egremont Historical Commission will host a reception for the Friends of Egremont History (FEH) to celebrate the finalizing of the Egremont 2010 map. It will be Sunday, February 26, from 3:00 to 4:30 at The Weathervane Inn, Egremont.  Refreshments will be provided. This reception is an opportunity for the Egremont Historical Commission to acknowledge …

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Web presence/History Alliance this Wednesday

The History Alliance will present a workshop on Improving your Web Presence:Websites and Social Marketing  (With a focus on websites) At the Lenox Historical Society, 65 Main Street, Lenox.  September 28, 1-2:15 p.m.  Brent Colley, Colley Web Service, of Sharon, Conn. will present this workshop, which is free to historical societies and history organizations and …

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NEMA conference Hartford

The theme of the annual NEMA conference, this year to be held in Harford, is diversity: How well do we reflect the diversity in our communities. For more information, see the NEMA site. http://www.nemanet.org/conf11/index.htm

History Alliance offers three workshops

The History Alliance will host three workshops this fall Feel free to bring lunch or not.  We will provide the space and facilitate the conversation. A speaker will present some key ideas, and a discussion will follow. Please call  298-3468 or send an e-mail to register.  The workshops are free to history organizations in the …

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Scholarships available for NEMA conference in Hartford

Connecticut Humanities Council and others are providing scholarships for 2011 NEMA Annual Conference This notice is from the Connecticut Humanities Council: Has it been a while since you last attended a New England Museum Association (NEMA) Annual Conference? Are you new to the field and have never been to a NEMA conference? The Connecticut Humanities …

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Social Media, What is legal?

Social Media: What’s Legal-And What’s Not? What?    Social Media: What’s Legal-And What’s Not? Webinar Where?  Connecticut Humanities Council, Middletown, CT When?   July 20, 2011 from 2:00-3:30 pm Cost?     $15 per person If you blog, post on Facebook, or google job applicants, this Webinar on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, people will discuss ways of limiting employer …

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Off the Record: Telling Lives of People Hidden in Plain Sight

Mass Humanities offers its annual conference in Worcester Off the Record: Telling Lives of People Hidden in Plain Sight A Conference for Massachusetts History Organizations Presented by Mass Humanities, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Program in Public History, the Joseph P. Healey Library and the Public History Track at the University …

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Mass Humanities June conference, still open to suggestions

Still Open to Suggestions Off the Record: Telling Lives of People Hidden in Plain Sight A Conference for Massachusetts History Organizations Monday, June 6, 2011 Keynote Speaker: Elise Lemire, Purchase College, State University of New York and author of Black Walden. Mass Humanities is still accepting ideas for breakout sessions for this conference. If you …

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Workshop for historical societies, small museums and house museums

The History Alliance is hosting the NEMA Primer for historical societies, small museums, and house museums on March 2 and 9, two consecutive Wednesdays, at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. This primer, highly recommended by professionals in the field, has been presented at other New England locations, but this one will be offered nearby.  …

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History Alliance to host two day conference

History Alliance to offer Save Your Collections,  March 2 & 9 Mark your calendars: Southern Berkshire location to be announced Program for historical societies, small museums and related organizations The History Alliance will host a two-day primer for small museums and local history organizations on two consecutive Wednesdays, March 2 and 9, from 9:30 to …

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