The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage grant-funded work will be written by Lee Francis of the Laguna Pueblo and illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre of the Tongva.
News & Insights
The campaign titled “She Built NYC!” is open to all residents of New York City. Nominations can include individual women or events in women’s history specific to the New York area.
David Miller will take the position, which was left vacant when Briann Greenfield stepped down to become the Executive Director of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford Connecticut.
The extensive collection will be housed at the Institute of Jazz Studies in the Dana Cotton Library, the largest collection of jazz music-related materials in the world.
Scholars of music, music history, and related fields as well as health practitioners are invited to submit a proposal exploring the relation between music and physical, spiritual, and mental health.
Salisbury University has issued a call for proposals for its inaugural Chesapeake Studies conference, “Casting a Wide Net.” The interdisciplinary […]
Conferences & Events
Programs & Projects
Historic Preservation Continuing Education
There is no better place to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation than the living laboratory of Camden and nearby Philadelphia. The Historic Preservation Continuing Education Program at Rutgers-Camden promotes the importance of historic preservation in communities by bringing together students and a wide range of active professionals in the field. The program offers courses, workshops, and the option of earning a continuing education certificate in historic preservation.
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.
MARCH Professional Services
MARCH Professional Services provides professional historical consulting services at a reasonable cost to non-profit and community organizations across the Greater Philadelphia area. Our trained historians and professionals in allied fields are available for research projects, educational tours and programming, exhibition design, preservation projects, digital engagement, and more.
Partnerships & Affiliations
National Council on Public History
MARCH is pleased to host the co-editor’s office for The Public Historian, a journal published by the National Council on Public History and the University of California-Santa Barbara. MARCH supports the NCPH mission to “inspire public engagement with the past and serve the needs of practitioners in putting history to work in the world by building community among historians, expanding professional skills and tools, fostering critical reflection on historical practice, and publicly advocating for history and historians.”
- Around the Field June 20, 2018
- Campus history as public history: Interpreting slavery through historical walking tours
- Exploring approaches to civic engagement through “Kitchen Conversations”
- Summer exchange program: International collaboration in public history
- Around the Field June 6, 2018
- Study the humanities: Help us make the case
MARCH is an institutional member of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), “a national association that provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people.” Webinars from AASLH are among the programs offered at MARCH for public humanities professionals in the South Jersey/Philadelphia region.
MARCH promotes collaboration, innovation, and best practices in public humanities.
We publish news of interest to public humanities professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Suggestions and submissions are welcome.