Upcoming events

    • September 29, 2020
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • MMA Zoom account
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    MMA Colleague Chat:
    Collecting During COVID

    Some museums have stopped collecting for now. Others have changed their scope or processes. 

    Join Colleagues to talk about how COVID has changed collecting at your museum.

    Date: September 29                Time: 3:00 pm

    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!

    • October 07, 2020
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • MMA Zoom account
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    MMA Colleague Chat:
    Social Distancing Solutions

    Date: October 7                
    Time: 3:00 pm

    Social Distancing is a new issue for museums. Join the call to share and discuss Social Distancing solutions and challenges. 

    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!

    • October 08, 2020
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • MMA Zoom account
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    MMA Member Basecamp Tutorial

    Date: October 8                Time: 1:00 pm

    The Michigan Museums Association uses online software system Basecamp to coordinate planning teams, projects and professional development communities. Join this Zoom call for a tour of the system and to learn tips for the best way to use it. 

    All members are welcome to join but those serving as volunteers or participating in the professional development groups are strongly encouraged. 

    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. 

    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. 

    • October 15, 2020
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • MMA Zoom account
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    MMA Colleague Chat:
    Using Inclusive Language in Museums

    Date: October 15                
    Time: 3:00 pm

    Not everyone understands the ways that language used in exhibits, educations materials and communications can be inclusive or exclusive. Join colleagues to discuss inclusive language generally, but also about specific terms for individuals and communities and best practice and use. 

    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 31, 2020
    • (EST)
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    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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