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Best Practices: Creating a Truly Inclusive Museum
Applicant Workshop for Preserve New Jersey & Cultural Trust Grants
Best Practices: Getting, and Keeping, Your Fiscal House in Order
Register for Spring 2017 Historic Preservation Continuing Ed
Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair
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Best Practices: Creating a Truly Inclusive Museum

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To be successful in today's world, museums must serve diverse audiences and be responsive to their communities - but what exactly does that mean and what does it look like in practice? Dr. Gretchen Sullivan Sorin, Professor of Museum Studies at SUNY Oneonta and longtime professional in the museum field will lead this hands-on workshop that will provide you with useful resources for offering more inclusive programming.

The workshop will be held in two locations, from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm:
February 10, Ocean County Library (Bishop Building), Toms River
February 24, Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Registration is $20.00

REGISTER HERE

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Applicant Workshop for Preserve New Jersey & Cultural Trust Grants

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The New Jersey Historic Trust is offering historic preservation capital and planning grants through the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund and capital grants through the New Jersey Cultural Trust. All those interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend the upcoming applicant workshop. The workshop is free but you must register in advance.

Monday February 27
(snow date February 28)
Rutgers Eco Complex, Bordentown (directions here)

10 am - Noon: Cultural Trust Applicant Workshop
1:30 - 3:30: Preserve New Jersey Applicant Workshop

DETAILS & REGISTRATION

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Best Practices: Getting, and Keeping, Your Fiscal House in Order

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This two-part workshop series will give you the tools to evaluate your organization's current financial health and will present strategies to improve and sustain fiscal health in the future. Both staff and volunteers are encouraged to attend, whether you have no financial background or have been working with numbers for years.

Nancy Hall of 501(c) Solutions will lead the workshops. Ms. Hall has over thirty years of experience in providing management and financial services for nonprofit organizations. Her diverse portfolio of clients includes both small and large scale organizations, providing financial and accounting oversight, and strategic planning and execution consulting services. She is adjunct faculty at Johns Hopkins University where she teaches graduate level courses in nonprofit management and finance.

Co-hosted by the New Jersey Historic Trust, New Jersey Historical Commission, and Friends of New Jersey Heritage.

Workshop 2 - Budgeting Basics

In the book Alice in Wonderland, the Cheshire Cat said, "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." Budgets are the maps that get your organization on the right road to where you want to be in the future.

This workshop will:

  • Identify different types of budgets
  • Discuss philosophies of budgeting and how to reach consensus in the budgeting process
  • Provide tools such as worksheet formats, rules for estimating expenses, and options for presenting the budget to staff, boards, and funders

Dates and locations:
Thursday March 9, 9 am - 1 pm
Kramer Hall, Stockton College, 30 Front Street, Hammonton
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Friday March 10, 9 am - 1 pm
Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown (First Presbyterian Church), 42 Broad Street, Elizabeth

Registration begins at 8:30 am. Morning refreshments will be provided.

Cost: $20 per person, per workshop; it is recommended but not required to attend both.

REGISTER HERE

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Register for Spring 2017 Historic Preservation Continuing Ed

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After its successful Fall semester launch, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has announced its Spring 2017 course offerings for the Continuing Education program in Historic Preservation at Rutgers Camden. The courses include:

  • American Architectural History (10-week course)
    Instructor: Andrea Tingey, Principal Historic Preservation Specialist, NJ Historic Preservation Office
     
  • Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions (1-day workshop)
    Instructor: Dorothy Guzzo, Executive Director, NJ Historic Trust, and others TBA
     
  • Cemeteries and Historic Preservation: Workshop and Tour of The Woodlands and Mount Moriah Cemetery (1-day workshop)
    Instructors: Dr. Dennis Montagna, Director, National Park Service Monument Research & Preservation Program and Dr. Aaron Wunsch, architectural historian and assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Program in Historic Preservation

Program website

Spring 2017 Course Offerings and Registration

 

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Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair

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The State History Fair is the only statewide event where visitors can experience five centuries of New Jersey history in one place. This free, award-winning event, is a fun-filled adventure into New Jersey’s past with living history demonstrations, military re-enactors, tours, exhibits, period music and dance, and historical organizations and museums from around the state. Don’t miss the chance to meet Ulysses S. Grant, actress Mabel Fenton, Emily Roebling, Walt Whitman, Clara Barton and Harriet Tubman as portrayed by re-enactors. History comes alive at the Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair.

Saturday, May 13, 11 am - 5 pm, Rain or Shine
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, 16 Business Route 33, Manalapan

FREE Admission (suggested Parking Donation of $10 per vehicle)

Visit the State History Fair website

 

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Discover NJ Arts Event Database: http://www.jerseyarts.com/Events.aspx

NJ Travel and Tourism Event Calendar: http://visitnj.org/events

 

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