The deadline for submitting proposals to the 2017 Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Conference, “Oral History and the City,” has been extended to February 15.
The Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts recently announced it has acquired the complete archives of Michael Holman, iconic downtown New York dance impresario, filmmaker, experimental musician, journalist, and television producer.
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently announced the winners of the 70th annual Leadership in History Awards.
Susan Ferentinos, author of Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, […]
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden seeks bloggers on issues and trends in public humanities.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services, on February 24, announced 30 finalists for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service.
Since 2006, archivists from institutions around the country have created programs that serve to remind people that archives are saving the important documents of our shared history.
In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded grants for 211 museum projects totaling over $25M through its Museums for America and National Leadership Grants for Museums programs.