The following list includes conferences and workshops discussing a variety of topics that could benefit our partners! Get an Overview of the Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area Professional Development Program. If you find a workshop or conference that you would like to attend under this program, apply for funding with our Professional Development Scholarship Application. Know of any opportunities that are not listed but should be? Let us know! Contact Youth and Education Coordinator Lexi Ray.



AUGUST 2018


Workshop 
Design and Construction of Mounts for Exhibits - Session I
International Preservation Studies Center 

August 7-10, 2018
Freeport, IL 


Workshop 

Guest-Centered Live Interpretation
International Preservation Studies Center 
August 9-11, 2018

Workshop 
Design and Construction of Mounts for Exhibits - Session II
International Preservation Studies Center 

August 13-16, 2018

Freeport, IL 


Workshop 
Every Museum is a stage- Docent Training 
Missouri Association for Museums and Archives 
August 22


Do you love to act and be on stage?
Local Museums offer great opportunities for Volunteer Docents to give tours.

Do you love museums and want to share your knowledge?
this training will teach you the skills to become a docent.

Topics will include:
Know Your Audience
The Art of Improv
public Speaking Techniques

Training provided by Robidoux Resident Theater and held at the Downtown Abbey in St. Joseph, Missouri. Morning session is from 8-12:00, Afternoon Session: 1-5pm use this link for afternoon registration. 

Conference
2018 Presidential Sites and Libraries Conference
American Association for State and Local History 
August 27 - August 30
Washington, D.C



SEPTEMBER 2018

Workshop 
Collection Management Policies—Preparation, Implementation, Evaluation
International Preservation Studies Center 

September 19-21, 2018
Freeport, IL 



Workshop 
Gels for Paper Conservation
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 
September 19 - 21, 2018
Philadelphia, PA

Conference 
AASLH Annual Meeting 

Kansas City, MO 
September 26-29


OCTOBER 2018


Workshop
Traditional Gilding 
International Preservation Studies Center 
October 1-5, 2018



Workshop 
Analysis of Weave Structures in Museum Textiles: Textile Basics and Non-Woven Structure
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works 
October 8 - 10, 2018
Washington, DC

Workshop
Gilding Conservation 
International Preservation Studies Center
October 8-11, 2018
Freeport, IL

Workshop
Reinventing the Historic House Museum
American Association for State and Local History 
October 12
Glessner House Museum, 1800 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60616

Reinventing the Historic House Museum goes beyond basic questions about Historic Houses to delve deeper into core issues regarding relevance, funding, and preparing for the future.

Workshop 
Grant Writing for Museum Professionals
International Preservation Studies Center 
October 15-16, 2018
Freeport, IL 


Workshop
Constructing Affordable Storage Mounts and Supports
International Preservation Studies Center

October 16-19, 2018
Freeport, IL

Workshop 
Museum Leadership Strategies
International Preservation Studies Center 

October 17-19, 2018
Freeport, IL 


Workshop
Developing History Leaders @SHA (Seminar for Historical Administration): Class of 2018
American Association for State and Local History

October 27-November 16
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN

 DECEMBER 2018


Workshop 
Design and Construction of Mounts for Exhibits - Session III
International Preservation Studies Center 
December 17-20, 2018
Freeport, IL 

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