The Mosaic Literary Conference presents creative ways for keeping books and reading valuable sources of knowledge and creativity that help incorporate literature into existing curricula to explore course work focused on cultures and social studies.
The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS) partners with the Smithsonian’s 10 museum Pilot Project to develop an integrated humanities-based local work history exhibition set in the context of the national story. This is a hands-on opportunity for local professionals to learn the process and cultural framework used by the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program. RCHS will convene collaborative panels to explore diverse input for an engaging exhibition onsite and at a community site.
New York Folklore will convene a series of strategic planning meetings around the state with organizations that hold folk culture collections, to form a common vision for archival preservation and access, to study the effective allocation of human and monetary resources for collections’ care, and to devise a plan for a digital platform that can be used for collections’ holders to store materials and for users to access the documentary collections.