Conferences and courses for history and preservation professionals

This is the largest list of history, heritage, and preservation conferences, annual meetings, workshops, seminars, webinars, classes, online courses, and other online events for professionals in the United States. Add yours.

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Using AmericanAncestors.org

April 25, 2018 — Wednesday
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts  

The Jew Who Made Confederate Monuments: Moses Jacob Ezekiel

April 25, 2018 — Wednesday
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts  
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Encuentro 2018 | Latinos in Heritage Conservation Annual Convening

April 26, 2018 — Thursday - April 28, 2018 — Saturday
Roger Williams University, School of Continuing Studies Providence, Rhode Island   
March 27, 2018 - 11:00 pm
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MSA Forward 2018

April 27, 2018 — Friday - April 30, 2018 — Monday
Museum Store Association Washington, District Of Columbia   
July 31, 2017 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

MSA Forward 2018 Conference & Expo

April 27, 2018 — Friday - April 30, 2018 — Monday
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel Washington, District Of Columbia   

Pilgrim Chronicles: Exploring the Origins and Legacy of the Mayflower

April 28, 2018 — Saturday
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts  

Researching Early New York

April 29, 2018 — Sunday
New England Historic Genealogical Society Boston, Massachusetts   

Landscapes of Conflict: Battlefield Preservation

May 5, 2018 — Saturday
Historical Society of Princeton and Princeton Battlefield State Park Princeton, New Jersey    

Interpretive Planning for Historic Homes and Gardens

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Storage Techniques

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Gallery Guides

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
May 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Preservation Environments

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
April 7, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
May 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Care of Textiles

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
April 7, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
May 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Care of Furniture

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
April 7, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
May 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Archives Management

May 7, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
April 7, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
May 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Copyright and Intellectual Property 101 for Museums

May 7, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Care and Conservation of Historic Cannons

May 14, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Care and Conservation of Historic Ceramics

May 21, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Care and Conservation of Archeological Collections

May 28, 2018 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

2018 Annual Conference

June 1, 2018 — Friday - June 5, 2018 — Tuesday
The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) Tahlequah, Oklahoma   
December 15, 2017 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

Rights & Reproductions: Guidelines and Best Practices

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Social Relevance: Environmental Sustainability in Museums

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Policies for Managing Collections

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Practical Approaches to Disaster Preparations

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Care of Photographs

June 18, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
May 19, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
June 17, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Keeping Historic Houses & Museums Clean

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Introduction to Heritage Interpretation

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Disaster Plan Research and Writing

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
June 2, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
July 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Collections Management: Cataloging Your Collection

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
June 2, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
July 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
June 2, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
July 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Museum Ethics

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
June 2, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
July 1, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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History Camp Boston 2018

July 7, 2018 — Saturday
Sargent Hall - Suffolk University Law School Boston, Massachusetts   

Circus Historical Society Annual Conventio

July 18, 2018 — Wednesday - July 21, 2018 — Saturday
Clarion Hotel Baraboo, Wisconsin   
March 30, 2018 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

Laws & Collections Management

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Salvage & Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Grants for Museums and Historic Sites

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Education in Museums

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
July 7, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
August 5, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums

August 20, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
July 21, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
August 19, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Moving Museum Collections

September 3, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Introduction to Museums

September 3, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
August 4, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
September 2, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Matting and Framing

September 3, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
August 4, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
September 2, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Formative Evaluations for Exhibits and Public Programs

September 3, 2018 — Monday
Northern States Conservation Center Online   
August 4, 2018 - 10:00 pm Deadline for early registration discount
September 2, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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10th Bi-Annual International Fields of Conflict Conference

September 26, 2018 — Wednesday - September 30, 2018 — Sunday
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center Mashantucket, Connecticut   
February 1, 2018 - 9:00 pm CFP deadline

Integrated Pest Management: The Plan and Implementation

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Interpretive Writing

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Care & Management for Archives and Works on Paper

November 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

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May 6, 2018 Register by: Gallery Guides
May 6, 2018 Register by: Preservation Environments
May 6, 2018 Register by: Care of Textiles
May 6, 2018 Register by: Care of Furniture
May 6, 2018 Register by: Archives Management
May 19, 2018 Reg deadline: Care of Photographs
June 17, 2018 Register by: Care of Photographs
June 2, 2018 Reg deadline: Disaster Plan Research and Writing
July 1, 2018 Register by: Disaster Plan Research and Writing
June 2, 2018 Reg deadline: Collections Management: Cataloging Your Collection
July 1, 2018 Register by: Collections Management: Cataloging Your Collection
June 2, 2018 Reg deadline: Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives
July 1, 2018 Register by: Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives
June 2, 2018 Reg deadline: Museum Ethics
July 1, 2018 Register by: Museum Ethics
July 7, 2018 Reg deadline: Education in Museums
August 5, 2018 Register by: Education in Museums
July 21, 2018 Reg deadline: Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
August 19, 2018 Register by: Opening and Closing Seasonal Museums
August 4, 2018 Reg deadline: Introduction to Museums
September 2, 2018 Register by: Introduction to Museums
August 4, 2018 Reg deadline: Matting and Framing
September 2, 2018 Register by: Matting and Framing
August 4, 2018 Reg deadline: Formative Evaluations for Exhibits and Public Programs
September 2, 2018 Register by: Formative Evaluations for Exhibits and Public Programs