HEART (Heritage Emergency and Response Training) 2019 will take place December 9-13, 2019, at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. This year's HEART program builds upon the DC program launched in 2017 and further refined through state and territorial programs in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and Maine. HEART 2019 seeks applications from US cultural heritage professionals and first responder/emergency management professionals from all 56 states and territories and Indian Country.
The application deadline is October 8, 2019. For complete details about this program and instructions on how to apply, please visit https://culturalrescue.si.edu/hentf/training/
HEART is sponsored by the Heritage Emergency National Task Force (HENTF), a public-private partnership co-sponsored by FEMA and the Smithsonian Institution. This training is made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Bank of America.