Category: News

Collection Care Rounds #1

Collections Care Rounds # 1 is popular The History Alliance will host a series of Collection Care Rounds during the spring and fall, beginning on April 26, 2012.  On that Thursday afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m., Leanne Hayden, Collections Care Manager and Registrar of the Berkshire Museum, will give us a collections tour and …

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HOUSATONIC HERITAGE, MCLA AND BCC OFFER A COURSE TO AREA TEACHERS ON HISTORICAL, INDUSTRIAL, CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES OF THE REGION

HOUSATONIC HERITAGE, MCLA AND BCC OFFER A COURSE TO AREA TEACHERS ON HISTORICAL, INDUSTRIAL, CULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES OF THE REGION GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS – The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area (Housatonic Heritage), Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), and Berkshire Community College (BCC) invite area teachers to participate in The Upper Housatonic Valley …

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Housatonic Heritage, Arrowhead, and Pittsfield High School select writer in residence

Housatonic Heritage, Arrowhead, and Pittsfield High School select writer in residence PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS – Housatonic Heritage announces the selection of Jana Laiz of North Egremont, Mass., to be the first writer in residence in a new program at Arrowhead in Pittsfield.  The residency will take place in the spring of 2012, and will include time …

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Deadline Feb. 15 for Writers Residency

Housatonic Heritage Writers Residency At Arrowhead and Pittsfield High School Sponsored by Housatonic Heritage,  with Arrowhead,  Pittsfield High School, City of Pittsfield Housatonic Heritage has announced a new opportunity at Arrowhead in Pittsfield and invites applications from area writers.  The project will take place in the spring of 2012, and will include time for the …

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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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CLHO to offer StEPs-CT

The Connecticut League of History Organizations and the Connecticut Humanities Council will  introduce StEPs-CT: Connecticut’s new integrated program of training, mentoring, and grant funding for smaller Connecticut museums, historical societies, and other cultural organizations. See the CLHO site for more information: http://www.clho.org/

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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Teachers learn paper making

Area teachers will have an opportunity to learn the basics of hand papermaking in a workshop designed especially for them, on Saturday, October 22, 1-5 p.m., in Dalton, Mass.  The workshop will be a part of a conference of the Friends of Dard Hunter, an international group of hand made paper enthusiasts. A $35 fee …

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