The Public History Community Forum (PubComm) will host its fourth annual conference on Saturday, April 26th from 12:30pm-5:30pm at the Philadelphia History Museum at Atwater Kent. Join students, professionals and faculty from public history, museum studies and historic preservation programs throughout the region for an afternoon of camaraderie and networking.
Registration is free and is open to the public.
This year’s conference will feature a keynote lecture by Bob Skiba, President of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides, followed by roundtable discussions led by local history and humanities professionals. Roundtable professionals will include:
Annie Anderson, Historic Site Researcher at Eastern State Penitentiary
Erin Bernard, Creator of the Philadelphia Public History Truck
Melissa Clemmer, Curator of Exhibits at the Mercer Museum/Bucks County Historical Society
Sophia Meyers, Collections Project Manager at the Delaware Museum of Art
Mary Rizzo, Co-editor of The Public Historian
Elizabeth Thompson, Development Associate at the Asian Arts Initiative
Beth Van Why, Exhibit Operations Director at the National Constitution Center
PubComm participants are invited to take part in a free guided tour before the conference at either the Christ Church and Burial Grounds or the National Constitution Center.
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