The Small Museum Association

2023 Conference, Curating a Culture of Care

February 20-22, 2023, Hotel Du Pont, Wilmington, DE

Registration is open.


Chad Barger, Annual Reports: Simplifying the Process for Maximum Donor Engagement [FREE WEBINAR], 1/31/23

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on simplifying the process of creating a nonprofit annual report.  Chad will review the evolution of annual reports over the last 20+ years and provide multiple real life examples of what is working today.  The focus of the session is on designing an annual report that donors actually want to read.  Participants will leave the workshop with templates and samples to make implementing the best practices a breeze at their nonprofit organization.

January 31, 2023 @ 1:00 pm (eastern)

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Chad Barger, Monthly Giving: Your Nonprofit Sustainability Plan [FREE WEBINAR], 2/23/23

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a session on launching, marketing and growing a monthly giving program at your nonprofit organization. Chad will highlight the data behind why monthly giving is the key to nonprofit sustainability and then provide specific, actionable steps that you can take to launch or expand a monthly giving program. Templates and resources will be provided to help attendees implement the recommendations.

February 23 @ 1:00 pm (eastern)

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AASLH Programs

Online Courses

The 2023 spring, summer, and fall online course schedule is available on the AASLH website. Registration for the spring session is open and closes March 13. Courses typically fill up before the registration deadline, so register early.

March 20 – May 14: Caring for Museum Collections (SMP! course)
March 20 – May 14: Leadership and Administration for History Organizations (SMP! course)
March 20 – May 14: Project Management for History Professionals

Small Museum Pro! (SMP!) is a professional certificate program for history practitioners who work or would like to work in small history organizations. It provides practical guidance and education on a variety of topics. To receive a certificate, applicants must complete and pass five courses form the program.

Arcus Leadership Program Courses

Specifically designed for emerging and mid-level professionals and volunteers, these self-paced courses help participants understand the most critical topics in the history field and incorporate that understanding into their work. Start these courses any time.

Accessibility for Historical Organizations
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for History Organizations
Introduction to Indigenous History