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Arts Patronage in Modern America - Conference Registration Open

Arts Patronage in Modern America: An International Conference

Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 June 2019 

Sponsored by: Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Terra Foundation for American Art, The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities, and the British Association for American Studies.

This interdisciplinary conference will feature papers by emerging and established scholars from around the world whose work deals with American arts patronage from the early twentieth century to the present day. 

SHFG President's Message

The Spring 2019 issue of The Federalist, Newsletter of the Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) is now out. The quarterly newsletter is an excellent source of information about the work of federal history offices and historians, curators, educators, and editors in those programs.

Religion and Innovation: symposium and webcast, April 12

Religion and Innovation: Symposium and Webcast
Friday April 12, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
S. C. Johnson Conference Center, 1st Floor, West Wing
Washington, DC USA

FREE and open to the public!

TO ATTEND IN PERSON: Register via EventBrite: https://religion-innovation.eventbrite.com/