Idaho's Heritage Conference
8/13/2013 - 12/31/2013: Idaho's Heritage Conference
We hope you are making
plans to attend the 2013 Heritage Conference in Boise, September 25 to 27. This will be a unique
gathering of people from museums, historic preservation, and archaeology, and
it is co-sponsored by the Idaho Association of Museums. You can find the
complete schedule and registration form online at www.preservationidaho.org/heritageconference.
Here are some sessions you wonít want to
Out of the Classroom; A Look at Modern Architecture and Artifacts; Insiders
Tips to Successful Grant Writing; Connecting with your Community; Engaging a
Younger Audience; Social Media Strategies; Putting your Collections Policy to
Work; Fundraising - Making the Case; and, Interpreting Historic Buildings as
The registration fee includes a selection of
field trips; evening reception at the Idaho State Historical Museum; plenary
luncheon on Black History with Dr. Oliver; plenary address by Dr. Brent Glass,
Director Emeritus of the Smithsonianís National Museum of American History; and
Dinner on the Basque Block with the Oinkari Basque Dancers.
A limited number of travel stipends will be available through
a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council and from the Idaho Association of
scholarships are intended to assist those with the greatest need and interest,
and those who will benefit substantially from attending the conference. The
maximum grant will be $350. The deadline to submit your application is
Please submit your application by email to Mary Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail
to Alyse Cadez, Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 U.S. Highway 95,
Lapwai, ID 83540. If you have any questions, please contact Mary by email or
Alyse by telephone at (208) 843-7038.
To apply, please respond to the following four
1. Name, address, and institutional affiliation,
2. Distance from Boise (one-way).
3. Financial need, e.g. institutionís small
budget, lack of travel funds, etc.
4. Specific interests in attending the
5. Anticipated benefits for your institution or your profession.