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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Meet The Heroes

November 18, 2017 — Saturday
Leominster Veterans Center Leominster, Massachusetts    

Meet The Heroes

November 18, 2017 — Saturday
Leominster Veterans Center Leominster, Massachusetts    
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Paranormal Investigations and Programs in Museums and Historic Sites

November 20, 2017 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Care and Conservation of Historic Ceramics

November 27, 2017 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Storage for Museum Collections

December 4, 2017 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Traditional Building Conference

December 5, 2017 — Tuesday - December 6, 2017 — Wednesday
Grand Prospect Hall Brooklyn, New York   

Copyright and Intellectual Property 101 for Museums

December 11, 2017 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Care and Conservation of Historic Silver

December 18, 2017 — Monday
City of Angels Conservation Online   

Preservation Principles for Cultural Property

January 8, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Grants for Museums and Historic Sites

February 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Creating Exhibitons Through the Collective: Insight into Community Co-Curation

February 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Assessing Risk to Cultural Property 1

March 5, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

57th Annual CCSS Conference

March 23, 2018 — Friday - March 25, 2018 — Sunday
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center San Diego, California   

CfP- 'Interrogating Boundaries: Mapping the Mental and Material in World History': Northeastern University Graduate History Conference 2018

March 24, 2018 — Saturday
Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts   
December 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm CFP deadline
March 24, 2018 - 8:00 am
March 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
Conference Day 1
Conference Day 2


Assessing Risk to Cultural Property 2

April 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Moving Museum Collections

April 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

2018 BHC Meeting

April 5, 2018 — Thursday - April 7, 2018 — Saturday
Charlotte Marriott City Center Charlotte, North Carolina   

2018 Annual Conference: Visioning Change

April 8, 2018 — Sunday - April 10, 2018 — Tuesday
To be announced Rochester, New York   
October 31, 2017 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

2018 OAH Annual Meeting

April 12, 2018 — Thursday - April 14, 2018 — Saturday
Sacramento Convention Center Sacramento, California   
January 16, 2017 - 11:59 pm CFP deadline

22nd annual Museums and the Web conference

April 18, 2018 — Wednesday - April 21, 2018 — Saturday
Museums and the Web Vancouver,   
December 1, 2017 - 11:59 pm
December 31, 2017 - 11:59 pm
March 11, 2018 - 11:59 pm
Early registration open
Deadline for demonstrations and lightning talks proposals
Deadline for GLAMi award nomination



22nd annual Museums and the Web conference

April 18, 2018 — Wednesday - April 21, 2018 — Saturday
Museums and the Web Vancouver,   
December 1, 2017 - 11:59 pm
December 31, 2017 - 11:59 pm
March 11, 2018 - 11:59 pm
Early registration open
Deadline for demonstrations and lightning talks proposals
Deadline for GLAMi award nomination



2018 NCHE Conference

April 19, 2018 — Thursday - April 21, 2018 — Saturday
To be announced San Antonio, Texas   
October 16, 2017 - 5:00 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   

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

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   

Rights & Reproductions: Guidelines and Best Practices

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Policies for Managing Collections

June 4, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Introduction to Heritage Interpretation

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Keeping Historic Houses & Museums Clean

July 2, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

History Camp Boston 2018

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

Salvage & Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

Laws & Collections Management

August 6, 2018 — Monday
Museum Study, LLC Online   

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