AASLH will offer two workshops in April, both on public programming.

Focusing On Visitors:
Public Programming & Exhibits At History Institutions

April 3-4, 2014
Governor John Langdon House, Historic New England,
Portsmouth, NH

This workshop provides a broad overview of public programming and exhibits focusing on active learning at different kinds of history organizations. Seasoned educators direct conversations about museum education and what it is museum educators do. Participants will leave the workshop with information and materials they can take back to their organizations to adapt and use!

  • Cost: $270 members/$345 nonmembers
  • $40 discount if fee is received by February 27
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Connecting Your Collections To Teachers And Students
April 10-11, 2014
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH
Sponsored by: The Creative Learning Factory

Through a combination of presentations, discussions, hands-on activities, and take-home materials, this workshop addresses the various elements of museum education and program planning needed to create an engaging, educational, and successful program with a focus on collections-based programming. Topics include learning styles, presentation strategies, audience types, planning strategies and program assessment, using research, training staff, and crafting programming that is meaningful to the education community.

  • Cost: $270 members/$345 nonmembers
  • $40 discount if fee is received by March 6
 Register Now