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Application Deadline: History Leadership Institute, December 15, 2019

December 15

The History Leadership Institute (HLI) is a four-week professional development seminar for mid- and advanced-career professionals at history organizations of all types and sizes. Over four weeks, a cohort of eighteen Associates dive deep into a broad range of current and future national issues facing the history and museum field, including purpose, relevance, impact, decolonization, community engagement, equity and access, facilitating change, and much, much more.

HLI consists of two weeks online and two weeks in residence at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis, Indiana. The program is led by director Max A. van Balgooy, president of Engaging Places.

Program Dates: June 1­–13, 2020 (online); June 14–27, 2020 (residential)
Location: Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, Indiana
Lodging: Associates will be housed in 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suites at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Cost: $3,500/person, including tuition and lodging.
Scholarships: Two full-cost scholarships are available.
Application deadline: December 15, 2019.


December 15

Please consider donating your year-end contributions to join our HBCU Intern Initiative! We are currently raising funds to sustain our HBCU Intern Initiative. Your donation will allow us to continue to cultivate the minds of students interested in careers in the museum field.

As we celebrate 41 years as an organization, we are asking for contributions of $4.10, $41.00, or $410. No amount is too small, and we appreciate you giving what is on your heart.

*Please note: You may also donate towards our General Operating Fund. Please indicate your preference upon submitting your donation.