Marketing Special Collections in the 21st Century
Presented by the LILRC Committee for the Preservation of Local History
Monday, November 4, 2019
The Milleridge Inn, 585 N. Broadway, Jericho, New York
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Single conference ticket: $45 ($35 retired member/student)The 24th Annual Archives Conference features a powerhouse line-up of presenters sharing their knowledge and expertise. Network with librarians, historians, archivists and museum professionals and discover ways to showcase your unique collection and engage new audiences. This year’s keynote speaker and panelists are:
Panel one (presenting on marketing via newspapers and books):
Bill Bleyer, Historian and former reporter for Newsday (Long Island and the Sea)
Regina Feeney, Local History Librarian at Freeport Memorial Library (Freeport)
Suzanne Johnson, former Local History Librarian and Director of the Longwood Public Library (Camp Upton)
Kristen Nyitray, Director, Special Collections and University Archives, and University Archivist at Stony Brook University (Long Island Beaches; Stony Brook: State University of New York)
Panel two (presenting on marketing via all social media platforms):
Lauren Brincat, Curator at Preservation Long Island
Darron St. George, Education and Public Programs Director at Preservation Long Island
Gabriel Mendez, Programs and Communications Coordinator at the Brooklyn Historical Society
Panel three (presenting on marketing via exhibitions including partnerships):
Victoria Berger, Executive Director of the Suffolk County Historical Society
Andrea Crivello, Curator at the Planting Fields Foundation (Coe Hall Museum)
Joshua Ruff, Director of Collections and Interpretation at the Long Island Museum (a Smithsonian affiliate)
Vanessa Nastro, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, The Local History Center at Port Washington Public LibraryKeynote Speaker:
Joe Festa, Librarian at the Fenimore Art Museum & The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York.
He will be discussing the multi-directional marketing strategy incorporating their collection of correspondence between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Several exhibitions, a published catalog, a website and educational resources were built around the 35 letters between the two Founding Fathers leading up to their fatal duel on July 11, 1804.Check-in begins at 9:30 AM, breakfast buffet opens at 10:00 AM, programs begin at 10:30 AM, and closing remarks at 3:00 PM.
A certificate for 4 Professional Development Hours (.4 CEU's) will be emailed after the workshop.