Category: News

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:

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.

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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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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Gt. Barrington Historical member publishes new book

Gary Leveille has published a new book, The Eye of Shawenon, a Berkshire History of North Egremont, Prospect Lake, and the Green River Valley.  Check here for details: To contact the author:

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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On the Other Side of Glory

Housatonic Heritage is hosting a big public event this Wednesday, June 22, at 5:30 p.m.: the inauguration of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment Trail.  The festivities will take place at Chesterwood in Stockbridge.  Here is a link to a WAMC interview with the co-author of On the Other Side of Glory, David Levinson, and HH …

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Member discussion

The History Alliance has added a new page to its site, a Member Discussion page.  Requiring a password, the discussion page will give people who have attended our workshops and conferences a chance to continue conversations long after the events have passed.  A participant in the March NEMA Save your Collections conference recommended it.  For …

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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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