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Arch Street Meeting House Receives Pew Center Grant

The Arch Street Meeting House, located at 320 Arch Street in Philadelphia, PA. Photo from The Philadelphia Encyclopedia.

In June, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.

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American Philosophical Society Library in PA

The American Philosophical Society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.

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Controversy in Public History … Can We Move Beyond Relativism?

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian website.

Public historians took a battering 20 years ago through highly public struggles over two Smithsonian exhibits.

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Two Significant PA Foundations to Merge

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

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

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MAAM Call for Proposals

MAAM, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, represents current and emerging museum professionals, organizations, institutions and museum service providers…

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Three Events This April

Voting for sessions at the "Telling Untold Histories" unconference.

MARCH and OHMAR (Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region) formed a partnership to host three major events for public historians on the Rutgers University-Camden campus.

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Goin’ North

In addition to the commemorations of the Centennial of the Great War that have been occurring throughout the city this past year, another related anniversary is almost upon Philadelphia. In 1916, in large part because of the war-related defense boom

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