Free Webinars

How to Get Donor Visits and Navigate the Asking Process

Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a session focused on figuring out who you should talk to, getting the meeting, figuring out what to talk about, making the ask and following up afterward. Chad will walk you step by step through the process he has successfully used for years as he works to raise support for a nonprofit organization. Templates and resources will be provided to help attendees implement the recommendations.

Full participation in this webinar is applicable for 1.0 point in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

October 25, 1 p.m.

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Revolutions in Nineteenth Century Handwriting

Embark on a captivating journey through time with “Revolutions in Nineteenth-Century Handwriting,” a captivating webinar presented by Genna Duplisea, MA, MS, on Monday, October 30th, at 5 pm CT. As the Industrial Revolution swept through society, human communication experienced a profound transformation, reflected in the evolution of handwriting. Join us as we explore the fascinating interplay of new materials, innovative writing technology, and the demand for clear and efficient business writing, all contributing to a myriad of developments in writing styles throughout the 1800s. Building upon Backlog’s enthralling June presentation on handwriting styles in the century, this sequel delves even deeper into the intricacies of the nineteenth century’s writing styles, technologies, and conventions. Unveil the secrets of this era’s handwriting and gain a deeper appreciation for the historical impact of written communication. Don’t miss this opportunity to dive into the rich heritage of nineteenth-century handwriting.

Monday, October 30th @ 5 pm CT via Zoom with Backlog.

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AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo

May 16-19, 2024
Baltimore, Maryland

Association of Science and Technology Centers Conference

October 7-9, 2023
Charlotte, North Carolina

Registration is open.

Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Conference

October 10-12, 2023
Hotel du Pont
Wilmington, DE

Registration is open

Visitor Experience Conference

October 22-25, 2023
Wilmington, DE and the Brandywine Valley

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Pennsylvania Historical Association

October 26-28, 2023
Camp Hill, PA

The Pennsylvania Historical Association’s (PHA) Annual Meeting will take place on October 26-28, 2023, at the Penn Harris Hotel in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. The Annual Meeting is open to all-scholars, students, teachers, archivists, activists, and history-minded organizations. More information can be found at

The Annual Meeting features seventeen panel sessions as well as an undergraduate and graduate poster session, focusing on topics relevant to today’s historical field and related to the theme of “Future Visions of Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic.” The meeting begins Thursday evening with a plenary at the new State Archives building. Friday’s lunch plenary features Smithsonian National Museum of American History Director, Anthea Hartig. The Friday banquet celebrates 90 years of the PHA.

Museum Computer Network Conference

November 8-10, 2023
Penn Museum, Philadelphia

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Small Museum Association Conference

February 18-21, 2024
Richmond, Virginia

Registration is open.

AASLH Programs

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