On October 24th at Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY, Greater Hudson Heritage Network will hold their annual one-day conference. This year’s theme is “Taking Care” and exploring what well-being for museum workers means. [Read more…] about Greater Hudson Heritage Network Conference Set For October 24th
On Saturday, October 7 in the Cayuga Museum of History and Art’s Carriage House Theater in Auburn, NY, visitors can explore the past, present, and future of garment production through the voices of journalists, curators, and industry experts at a Fashion History & Sustainability Symposium. [Read more…] about Fashion History & Sustainability Symposium Planned for October 7th
On October 20-22, 2023 the Fort Plain Museum in the Mohawk Valley will host the Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference. [Read more…] about Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference Set for October
The New York History Conference is accepting proposals that deal with the history, culture, economy, politics, geography, anthropology, or archaeology of New York State. They are also suggesting proposals that use New York’s history as a lens to under-stand a regional, national, or international issue. Special consideration will be given to topics that directly relate to this theme of the 2024 conference. [Read more…] about New York History Conference: Call for Proposals
The Office of State History recently announced the resumption of the annual New York State History Conference on June 20-21, 2024. John Warren provided more information in a post here on the New York Almanack. As John noted, and Ed Knoblauch in a comment on that post explained, the history conference has a history of its own, dating back to the 1890s.
A call for proposals is expected soon. Of course, the content of the conference will be up to its organizers. But New York has so much rich history, much of it unexplored or lightly explored, that there are always a lot of potential topics and lots to confer about these days. [Read more…] about The Revived New York State History Conference: What Is There to Confer About?
The American Revolution and the War of Independence played out across a vast geography. The Revolution made an impact in all corners of the world, far from political centers or even the combatant nations; but the specific history and geography of places in North America like Ticonderoga channeled and condensed this revolutionary human activity. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution Call for Papers
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s 2023 New York State Family History Conference, New York’s largest statewide family history conference, will be held in person and virtually on November 2–4, 2023. [Read more…] about New York State Family History Conference Set for November 2-4
More than 60 representatives from Buffalo and Niagara based organizations gathered on June 6, 2023 in Buffalo for the first stakeholder engagement meeting for the World Canals Conference, coming to Buffalo September 21-25, 2025. [Read more…] about Planning Begins for World Canals Conference 2025
The New York State Archives will host the 2023 New York Archives Virtual Conference on Friday, June 16th from 9 am to 3:30 pm. [Read more…] about New York Archives Virtual Conference Set for Friday, June 16th
The New York State Museum, New York State Archives, and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust, in collaboration with the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College and the Cooperstown Graduate Program at SUNY Oneonta, have announced a New York State History Conference for June 2024.
It will be five years since a general conference on New York State history has taken place. [Read more…] about New York History Conference Returning in 2024