PA Museums posts statewide, regional, and national conferences and workshops that may be of interest to our members. Our own conferences and workshops are at Programs and Services.

Museums For All Webinar, November 19, 2020, 2 p.m.

Are you interested in learning more about Museums for All, an initiative dedicated to expanding community access? Mark your calendar to join staff from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Association of Children’s Museums on November 19 at 2 p.m. Eastern to learn more about how and why almost 600 museums participate in the program. Click here to register for the webinar. 

Online Professional Development – Fall 2020

MuseumDev offers 4-week, online courses for museum professionals taught by subject experts with specialized skills and practical experience. Asynchronous courses allow you to finish readings, participate in discussion forums, and complete class assignments on your own schedule. 
Receive certificates of completion.

MEMBER DISCOUNT: Members of PA Museums can receive 10% off the course price of $199 using the discount code “PA10” at checkout.

Upcoming courses include:
Writing for Exhibits (Dec 2020) – Instructor: Kathryn Lasdow
Management of Loans and Exhibits (Jan 2021) – Instructor: Matthew Clouse

For full details, please see

Fundraising Planning Pitfalls & Pointers, webinar with Chad Barger, November 23, 1 p.m.

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop covering some of the biggest mistakes that nonprofit organizations make when putting together their annual fundraising plan. Processes and tools will be shared which pare the planning process down to its simplest form. Attendees leave with actionable steps that they can take to make their organization’s planning process more effective.

11/23 @ 1pm (eastern)

Registration Link =

2021 NCHE Online Conference,
April 8-11

Early Bird Registration Now Available
Rates will increase on January 1st.

To register, go to:

Submit a Session Proposal

Have you developed a unique strategy for teaching history that
you would like to share with other educators?

Did you perform research that provides new insights
into a historical topic?

Have you participated in a history institute and would like
to share your knowledge with others?

Then submit a proposal for a session at the
2021 NCHE Online Conference.

The 2021 Call for Proposals is available at:

Submission deadline is October 26.

Contact John Csepegi at or (240) 888-4105webinar