The Small Museum Association

2023 Conference, Curating a Culture of Care

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

Session proposals are being accepting through November 1, 2022.

The American Association for State and Local History


January 26 – 27, 2023: Examining Your Organization’s Origin Story with the Institutional Genealogy Framework (Virtual)
April 1, 2023: Reimagining the Historic House Museum (Onsite in Pasadena, California)
June 5 – 6, 2023: Project Management for History Professionals (Onsite in Grand Rapids, Michigan)
June 22, 2023: Reimagining the Historic House Museum (Onsite in Lancaster, Ohio)

Online Courses

The 2023 online course schedule is now available on the AASLH website. Registration for the winter session is now open and closes January 2, 2023. Courses typically fill up before the registration deadline, so register early.

January 9 – February 5, 2023: Introduction to Financial Management (SMP! course)
January 9 – February 12, 2023: Basics of Archives
January 9 – March 5: Collections Management (SMP! course)
January 9 – March 5: Developing Exhibitions: Design (SMP! course)
January 9 – March 5: Museum Education and Outreach (SMP! course)

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.