Conferences Presented by Museum and Related Organizations
Conference on Illinois History Springfield
September 26-27, 2013
SAVE THE DATE!!!
The annual Conference on Illinois History is scheduled for September
26-27, 2013, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in downtown
Springfield and is the state's largest meeting devoted to the
history of the Prairie State. This is the fifteenth year of the
conference, which is sponsored by the Illinois Historic Preservation
The conference includes 23 paper sessions that feature topics
such as politics, Abraham Lincoln, Latino history, and the Civil
War; seven workshops; and two roundtable discussions. Teachers
will benefit from workshops on a variety of topics. Continuing
Professional Development Units (CPDUs) are approved for the conference.
For more information visit the conference
Plain and Fancy Weaves: Weaving Reproduction Fabrics on Antique
Barn Frame Looms
October 21-25, 2013
Lincoln Log Cabin
State Historic Site
Do you want to interpret or present historic weaving at your
museum? Then come try your hand at tying authentic string heddles,
winding a warp, and set - up and adjusting the loom. A portion
of the workshop will focus on the tools, methods, and terminology
of the early weavers.
here for more information and to register or call 217/245-1845.