Mission & Creativity inspire Vermont heritage organizations at Halloween
Halloween will find local historical society and museum professionals at the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro. The Vermont Historical Society will host the Annual Meeting of the League of Local Historical Societies and Museums on Friday, October 31, beginning at 9:00 am. Linda Norris, co-author of Creativity in Museum Practice, is the keynote speaker.
This year’s conference, «Mission & Creativity: Making Your Organization Thrive,» will focus on utilizing an organization’s mission as a guide to new understanding and connecting to conquer challenges and reap rewards with little or no money.
Following the keynote address, attendees will choose from seven educational workshops and tours, including: What to do about Mold on Textile and Paper; Behind the Scenes at Brattleboro Museum and Art Center; Cultural Tourism: Pathways to Economic Growth; Digital History: Using Technology to Engage Your Community; and a Walking Tour of Brattleboro.
«This year the daylong conference will be held in the southern part of the state with achievement awards and workshops relevant to the needs of the local history community,» said Mark Hudson, executive director of the Vermont Historical Society. «The meeting provides the opportunity to network and share concerns, successes, and issues with history-loving colleagues.»
The registration fee is $29 for Vermont Historical Society members and $45 for non-members. The fee covers all programs and light breakfast. Reservations are requested by October 24. For more information contact Laura Brill at (802) 479-8522 For registration information, go to vermonthistory.org/leaguemeeting.
The Vermont Historical Society acknowledges the support of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children, The British Clockmaker, Trust Company of Vermont, and Main Street Landing Company.
Linda Norris, co-author of Creativity in Museum Practice, is the keynote speaker at the 61st Annual Meeting of the League of Local Historical Societies and Museums.