Toolbox Workshop focuses on marketing for small museums

Amber Farris

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor hosts a free Toolbox Workshop on marketing for small museums 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17.

Amber Farris, director of the McKinley Memorial Museum, will present various outreach methods for promoting small museums, including tips for social media.

The center at 151 W. Wood St. adjacent to the Youngstown State University campus hosts Toolbox Workshops throughout the year to provide small museums and history organizations in the region with insight into field practices. The programs are coordinated by the Ohio History Service Corps AmeriCorps at YSU. The second fall workshop on Dec. 1 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. will focus on using nonstandard digital genealogy resources.

The workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required. For more information or to register, contact Brianna Treleven at or 330-941-3459.