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PAGE Fellows Program

Graduate students with a demonstrated interest in public scholarship and/or artistic practice may apply for a 2015-2016 Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) Fellowship.

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Call for Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Papers

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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NJ State Park to Host History Fair

The 11th annual New Jersey State History Fair will offer visitors an experience that covers five centuries of the state’s history.

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PA Gives Grants to Three Museums

In March, three southwestern Pennsylvania museums were presented a sum of $17,800 from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to support operating costs.

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Getting Your House (Museum) In Order Workshop

This one day- workshop is open to volunteer and professional stewards of historic house museums who are looking to improve the preservation and interpretation of their site.

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Two Significant PA Foundations to Merge

The Barnes Foundation located on the Parkway in Philadelphia, PA. Courtesy of www.aia.com.

The Barnes Foundation and the Violette de Mazia Foundation will merge in the coming months.

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2015 DC Historic Preservation Awards Registration

Registration is now open to attend the 2015 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

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Authors’ Day at Historic New Bridge

Bergen County Historical Society is hosting Authors’ Day at Historic New Bridge on Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 12:00-5:00 p.m.

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Female Art Museum Directors Hold the Power in D.C.

Over the past two decades, the number of women in such jobs has risen and now accounts for 45 percent of the 242-member Association of Art Museum Directors.

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Nominations for Dana Award

Once again, members are invited to submit nominations for the prestigious John Cotton Dana Award.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.

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May
21
Thu
2:00 pm Women’s History in the Digital W... @ Bryn Mawr College
Women’s History in the Digital W... @ Bryn Mawr College
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – May 22 @ 4:30 pm
Women’s History in the Digital World 2015, the second conference of The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education, will be held on the campus of Bryn Mawr College on May 21-22. Featuring more than 80 presenters, and projects
Jun
3
Wed
all-day New Jersey History and Historica...
New Jersey History and Historica...
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
From New Jersey Historic Trust: The date for the 2015 New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference.  The event will be held June 3-4, 2015 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. The June 3 opening reception features guest speaker Robert Wittman,
Sep
30
Wed
2:53 pm Imagining America: Artists and S... @ The Lord Biltmore Hotel
Imagining America: Artists and S... @ The Lord Biltmore Hotel
Sep 30 @ 2:53 pm – Oct 3 @ 3:53 pm
The members of Imagining America advance a vision of the world in which publicly engaged artists, designers, scholars, and culture workers play critical roles in enacting the promise and ideals of a democratic society. Together, they explore the power of shared
Oct
11
Sun
4:39 pm 4th Annual Greater Philadelphia ... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
4th Annual Greater Philadelphia ... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Oct 11 @ 4:39 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:39 pm
The PVEC planning committee is now accepting proposals for session topics around the 2015 theme is “Access Granted: Visitor Experience in the Digital Age.” Organized in 2011, PVEC hopes to create dialog and ideas around ongoing issues in the Visitor
Oct
21
Wed
2:20 pm 2015 MAAM Conference
2015 MAAM Conference
Oct 21 @ 2:20 pm – Oct 23 @ 3:20 pm
Building Communities: Embracing Diversity in All We Do October 21-23, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Proposals due: April 2, 2015 MAAM, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, represents current and emerging museum professionals, organizations, institutions and museum service providers via a collective forum

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