Registration Open for New Jersey's Telling Untold Histories Unconference!

Registration Open for NJ’s 2018 Telling Untold Histories Unconference!

Telling Untold Histories is New Jersey’s annual unconference that looks for human stories yet to be told – explores these histories and asks why some stories remain untold. Our theme for this year is sanctuary spaces. How can our institutions be sanctuary spaces for diverse communities?

Registration now open! Building a Place for History: NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference

2018 Conference registration is now open!

It's going to be an exciting and packed two-day event in Paterson, home to Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park.

The 2018 conference features an opening plenary discussion, "Embracing the Future," with moderator Briann Greenfield and panelists Robert Guarasci, Randall Mason, and Bernice Radle. 

Don't Miss "Popular Culture and American Theatre: Past, Present, and Future" On March 20th!

Popular Culture and American Theatre: Past, Present, and Future

While sometimes overshadowed by popular culture—in the way that movies, television, sports, digital media, fashion, and politics are in the immediate frenetic moment—theatre has nonetheless lasted the march of history and both infiltrated and been infiltrated by popular culture’s force.

World War One Road Show Coming to Morris County on October 14!

You're Invited!!!

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War One, the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Archives, New Jersey State Museum, and the Morris County Heritage Commission will host a day-long New Jersey World War One Road Show on Saturday, October, 14, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Morris County Library, East Hanover Avenue, in Whippany.


LAST CHANCE! Don't Miss "What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations"

What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations

The fundraising landscape can be a bit of a mystery. What is the difference between a private foundation and a family foundation? What about government grants? And how do corporations fit into the mix? Whether you have a great idea for an exhibit or you want to work with a neighborhood organization on an outreach project, if your building needs a new HVAC system or you want to develop a strategic plan, there could be funding out there to support these kinds of endeavors.

Don't Miss the NJ Historical Commission's "End of Summer 2017" Newsletter!

Friends of New Jersey History:

As we make the transition from the summer months to what promises to be an exciting and eventful fall for the New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC), we welcome you to enjoy our “End of Summer 2017” newsletter. Inside you’ll find a wealth of information on the following programs and upcoming events:

Important News & Notes from the NJ Historical Commission (NJHC)

Friends of New Jersey History:

April 2017 is shaping up to be quite an eventful month for history enthusiasts statewide. Here’s a quick reminder/update on some upcoming events and opportunities you certainly won’t want to miss!

“Understanding Your Audience Needs Through Evaluation” with Beverly Sheppard (APRIL 25th at Wheaton Arts and APRIL 26th at Plainfield Public Library)

As competition in cultural activities increases and national participation decreases, understanding the needs of audiences is more important than ever.


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