Session proposals on “Making Museums Matter: From Advocacy to Action,” are due by 5:00 pm, May 5, 2017.
What’s Next, a one-day symposium organized by the Emerging Museum Professionals Committee, will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017.
The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
To help fund conservation and display of Dorothy’s red slipper from The Wizard of Oz, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $300,000.
A new exhibit opening this fall at the New-York Historical Society will examine the story of newcomers to the New World, both Jewish and of Jewish ancestry, and their impact on the cultural, social, and political life of the young nation.
Governor Tom Wolf has announced the appointment of Moses and new board members for the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
As the opening of the National Museum of African American History approaches, revisit our 2012 preview and interview with Director Lonnie Bunch.
Philadelphia is a beautiful city with more than its fair share of amazing museums and historic sites. As a young professional, you might feel that visiting some, or most, or all of these museums and historic sites would benefit you, but you might not have the money or the time in which to do it. But there are plenty of ways in which visiting the city’s museums and historic sites will benefit you, and plenty of ways to take advantage of what they have to offer.
The local Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which runs from July 25 to July 28, consciously draws on the city’s key role in prior American political events in using the tagline “Lets Make History Again” as part of its marketing campaign. DNC week also offers a chance for both conventioneers and the general public to learn about American political history through a series of seven exhibits around Philadelphia collectively called PoliticalFest, which run from July 22 to July 27.
The 1772 Foundation and New Jersey Historic Trust awarded historic preservation grants totaling $290,000 to 25 private nonprofit organizations in New Jersey.