Upcoming events

    • December 03, 2020
    • 10:00 AM (EST)
    • MMA Zoom account
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    MMA Colleague Chat:
    Budgeting for 2021

    Thursday, December 3
    10:00 am

    There are more unknowns that knowns for the coming year, but budgets still need to be created. Join colleagues to discuss strategies for budgeting in uncertain times. 

    Location: The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

    The session will be facilitated by MMA Executive Director, Lisa Craig Brisson

    Registration is free, but some members have requested the option to make a donation as part of their participation. Because of this, we added a registration option that includes a $5 donation. You can also make a donation of any amount hereThank you!

    • December 03, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
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    MMA Member Cookie Party and Ugly Sweater Contest

    Thursday, December 3
    7:00 pm

    Join MMA members for an online social event. Grab a cookie, don a festive sweater and jump on Zoom to connect with colleagues in a fun way. 

    Prizes will be awarded for:

    • Best Museum-themed Cookie
    • Prettiest Cookie
    • Best Cookie Fail
    • Ugliest Sweater

    We know we can't SHARE cookies, but we can share recipes! And good company!

    Registration

    The event is limited to MMA members only. Attendance is free, but registration is required. You will need to log in to your membership account to see the registration option. 

    Some members have requested the option to make a donation as part of their participation. Because of this, we added a registration option that includes a $10 donation. You can also make a donation of any amount here. Thank you!

    If you have been laid off or furloughed from a Michigan museum, please consider joining with the free temporary COVID-19 membership

    Location

    The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

    • December 09, 2020
    • 1:00 PM (EST)
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
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    MI Museum Spotlight:
    Mann House Tour Video

    Wednesday, December 9
    1:00 pm

    MI Museum Spotlight is a new program that gives MMA members the chance to share their work with colleagues. 

    Join Jill Eastcott as she shares and discusses a video tour she put together of the Mann House for their 50th Anniversary. Jill will talk about the tools and process she used to create the video, as well as the engagement techniques she incorporated.

    Registration

    Members (login required)      Free
    Non-members                         $5*

    *If you are not an MMA member and not able to pay at this time, please select the "Comp" option and use the code "COVID-19" to waive the fee. If you have been laid off or furloughed from a Michigan museum, please consider joining with the free temporary COVID-19 membership

    Location

    The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

    • December 15, 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
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    MMA Member Coffee Break
    Tuesday, December 15
    3:00-3:30 pm

    Grab your coffee* mug and pop on to Zoom for a quick break and a chance to engage with other MMA members. 

    There is no agenda or content, just the opportunity to recharge and reconnect. 

    Registration

    The event is limited to MMA members only. Attendance is free, but registration is required. You will need to log in to your membership account to see the registration option. 

    Some members have requested the option to make a donation as part of their participation. Because of this, we added a registration option that includes a $5 donation. You can also make a donation of any amount here. Thank you!

    If you have been laid off or furloughed from a Michigan museum, please consider joining with the free temporary COVID-19 membership

    Location

    The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

    • December 31, 2020
    • (EST)
    Register

    You can help the Michigan Museums Association support museums by sponsoring online programs. 

    MMA online programs are held via Zoom and provide the opportunity to connect with others from the museum community and learn about resources. Programs include Colleague Chats, which are informal facilitated conversation around a specific topic, and Ask an Expert programs, during which experts give a brief presentation on specific topic followed by the opportunity for Q&A from participants. All online programs are FREE for MMA members. 

    Each $500 sponsorship is for one month of online programs and includes the following benefits: 

    • Recognition, including logo, on the online programs page and the event page on the MMA website
    • Recognition, including logo, in all event emails and social posts
    • Recognition in the MMA Zoom waiting room for the month
    • Verbal acknowledgement during each online program

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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