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2017 Annual Conference -- Breaking Through Barriers: Living History in Modern Times

  • 09 Jun 2017
  • 13 Jun 2017
  • Mumford, New York


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Includes one-year membership to ALHFAM

Registration is closed

Genesee Country Village and Museum
Mumford, NY (located 20 minutes from Rochester, NY)
June 9-13, 2017

Breaking Through Barriers: Living History in Modern Times

The 2017 ALHFAM Annual Meeting will be hosted by Genesee Country Village & Museum and take place June 11-13, 2017, with two days of professional workshops and field trips on June 9 and 10.

The theme of the meeting is "Breaking Through Barriers: Living History in Modern Times," encouraging attendees to "consider how their own museum, business or program has, or will, evolve to remove barriers that may inhibit growth, creativity, access to collections and information, communication, or even survival." 


The Early Bird price for full conference registration is $400 for ALHFAM members and $430 for non-members. Price includes all sessions, meals, and site visits from June 11-13, and the "Salted, Smoked, and Pickled" Reception on June 10. The nonmember rate also includes a year-long membership to ALHFAM. Workshops and field trips on June 9-10 have additional fees. The Early Bird rate is available until April 30. After that date, the prices will be $475 for members, and $505 for non-members.

One-day registrations are also available and include all sessions, meals, and site visits on that day only. The price is $150 - there is no early-bird discount on one-day registrations.

Registration will end on May 24.


We will be staying in the RIT Inn and Conference Center in Rochester, NY. Your room is not included in the conference fee. You must call the hotel directly at 585-359-1800 to reserve your room(s). The conference rate is $109/night for a room with two double beds. Let the receptionist know when booking that you are with the ALHFAM conference to get the special rate. Note: This rate is not available online. Reservations at the hotel must be made before May 17, 2017 in order to receive the ALHFAM discount on the room price. See pages 26-27 of the program booklet for more information.

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