Upcoming events

    • October 06, 2021
    • 1:00 PM
    • October 07, 2021
    • 12:30 PM
    Register

    MMA's Annual Conference is going virtual for 2021! 

    Join your state-wide colleagues, from where-ever you are, for two half-days focusing on What's Next? We'll come together to learn, share ideas, and be inspired. Conference content will explore the future of Michigan's museums, including leadership, social justice, and more. Join us! 

    Visit the conference page to learn more about the event as details are confirmed.

    Special Preview Registration Rate!

    Register before June 30 and review a discounted registration and
    the chance to test out the online conference platform as we are building it.

    Registration Rates

    Registration is non-refundable after September 21. 

    Trying to register staff from member institutions?  Click here.

    Please help us better understand the
    make-up of the Michigan museum community and conference participants
    by sharing your demographic information during registration. 

    • October 06, 2021
    • 1:00 PM
    • October 07, 2021
    • 12:30 PM
    Register

    2021 Virtual MMA Conference
    Sponsorships

    The annual Michigan Museums Association Conference is a great way to reach and support the state's museum community. This conference typically attracts 200-300 participants who serve a variety of roles in Michigan's historic homes, academic institutions, history and art museums, historical societies and science centers.

    The 2021 Michigan Museums Association Conference will take place virtually October 6 & &. The theme “What's Next? Exploring Leadership & Social Justice in Museums” will focus on exploring the future of Michigan's museums, including leadership, social justice, and more. There are a variety of ways for businesses, museum organizations, and others to connect with participants during the conference.

    Choose the level of support that allows you access to the right benefits and recognition to increase your visibility and opportunity to connect. Each sponsorship package delivers other great benefits, such as the promotion of your brand and expertise, maximizing speaking opportunities, offering complimentary registrations, and much more.

    Visit the conference sponsor webpage or contact the MMA office for more information. 

    • October 20, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    • 49
    Register

    The Layers of Our Identities
    Wednesday, October 20, 10:00 am

    Through this session, participants will gain a better foundational understanding of social identities, what they are, how they are formed, and how social identities interact with systems of oppression in the form of social advantages and disadvantages. Led by Nonprofit Network.

    2021 MMA Leadership Series

    Thriving Museums require strong leaders, and MMA is committed to helping build the community of leaders for Michigan’s museums. This year-long leadership series uses monthly online programs to help build skills and increase knowledge for participants. Program content will alternate between developing who you uniquely are as a leader and understanding diversity, inclusion and equity, both of which are required for successful leadership.

    The series is appropriate for all levels and roles in an organization, not just those with direct reports or who are in leadership positions currently. The series is geared toward the museum community, but others are welcome as well.  

    Registration

    Members (login required) $40
    Non-members $80

    Registration is also available for the entire series. 

    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. 


    • November 17, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    • 48
    Register

     Navigating Tough Conversations
    Wednesday, November 17, 10:00 am

    Tough conversations are - by definition - TOUGH. In this session participants will  learn a specific strategy for increasing their effectiveness in these vital but  unpleasant conversations.  Led by AG Collaborative.

    2021 MMA Leadership Series

    Thriving Museums require strong leaders, and MMA is committed to helping build the community of leaders for Michigan’s museums. This year-long leadership series uses monthly online programs to help build skills and increase knowledge for participants. Program content will alternate between developing who you uniquely are as a leader and understanding diversity, inclusion and equity, both of which are required for successful leadership.

    The series is appropriate for all levels and roles in an organization, not just those with direct reports or who are in leadership positions currently. The series is geared toward the museum community, but others are welcome as well.  

    Registration

    Members (login required) $40
    Non-members                $80

    Registration is also available for the entire series. 

    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, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    • 90
    Register

    Implementing Diversity
    in the Organization:
    Strategies to Advance the Work

    Wednesday, December 15, 10:00 am


    Culturally Competent and Inclusive organizations yield effective results. This interactive session will provide participants with an opportunity to reflect and discuss current topics on diversity and inclusion and ultimately lead to the development of strategies for building and leading effective, culturally competent teams. Led by Nonprofit Network.

    2021 MMA Leadership Series

    Thriving Museums require strong leaders, and MMA is committed to helping build the community of leaders for Michigan’s museums. This year-long leadership series uses monthly online programs to help build skills and increase knowledge for participants. Program content will alternate between developing who you uniquely are as a leader and understanding diversity, inclusion and equity, both of which are required for successful leadership.

    The program is appropriate for all levels and roles in an organization, not just those with direct reports or who are in leadership positions currently. The series is geared toward the museum community, but others are welcome as well. 

    Registration

    Members (login required) $40
    Non-members    $80

    Registration is also available for the entire series. 

    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. 


The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Thank you to our Partners!
    

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

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