[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2009-03-17

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Mar 17 15:41:13 PDT 2009

In this issue:
1.  Spaces limited in two Extravaganza workshops
2.  Grant-designing workshop set for Salem
3.  Educators invited to social studies workshop
3.  Presentations sought for 2010 Portland conference
4.  Historic preservation month activities sought


Space is limited in the two Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza
workshops that are being organized through the Society of American
Archivists. If you want to attend, you are encouraged to register soon.

"Using Oral Histories: Publications, Exhibits, Internet" is scheduled
for April 15 in Portland. The workshop explores traditional outreach
tools (such as publications, exhibits, and audio and video programs) as
well as newer technologies, including the Internet and podcasting.
"Management of Cultural Institutions" is scheduled for April 16 and
gives an overview of leadership, management, communication, value of
staff and teamwork, and more in managing cultural institutions.
Both will be held at Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza at the
Holiday Inn at the Portland Airport. Complete information about the
Extravaganza is available  at

For complete information and registration about these two Society of
American Archivists workshops, visit  www.archivists.org and look for
the education calendar. For additional information, contact
education at archivists.org or phone toll-free 866-722-7858.


"Designing Projects for Successful Grants Workshop" will take place
from 10 a.m.-noon April 7 in Room 124A of North Mall Office Building,
725 Summer St. NE, Salem.

The workshop offers tips on designing your project and writing for
successful grants. The first part of the session will address issues to
consider when planning your project. The second part will focus on the
grant writing. While the information will help with any grant, the
emphasis of the workshop will be on the Oregon Heritage Grants, the
Oregon Museum Grants and the Historic Cemeteries Grants offered by
Heritage Programs of Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. This
workshop is highly recommended for people who plan to apply for these

To register or for more information contact Kuri Gill at
Kuri.Gill at state.or.us or (503) 986-0685.


"Oregon's First People: A Workshop for K-12 Educators" will be offered
April 4 by the Oregon Council for the Social Studies.

The presenters include law professor Robert Miller, history professor
Stephen Dow Beckham, educator and herbalist Judy BlueHorse Skelton,
ethnic studies professor Kurt Peters, and storyteller Jack Dalton.  The
workshop will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grand Ronde
Educational Center.

Additional information and registration is available at
http://www.oregonsocialstudies.org/ For questions about the
conference, contact Lisa Iverson at liverson at cascade.k12.or.us 


In 2010, the American Society for Environmental History and the
National Council on Public History will meet together in Portland. While
many conference events will be
shared, the two organizations will offer separate but coordinated
programs. Both organizations invite panel, roundtable, workshop, working
group, paper, and poster proposals for the conference which has the
theme of  *Currents of Change.* 

Proposals may address any area of environmental and public history, but
organizers especially welcome submissions which illustrate or explicate
the theme *Currents of Change.* Proposals are due by June 30. For
details visit www.ncph.org.


If your community is planning events and activities to celebrate
Historic Preservation Month in May, you will want to send your
information for a calendar being prepared by the State Historic
Preservation Office. 

Send information about the event (including location; dates and time; a
brief description; contact information; and a website address in a Word
document) in an email to  David.Bogan at state.or.us no later than April
17. Call 503-986-0671 if you have any questions.
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