April 16
-Online Workshop: Keeping Cemeteries Alive: Preserving and Interpreting Final Resting Places (HSM) 
-FREE Online Workshop: Inclusive Interaction (MACA)

April 19
-Application Deadline: Collections Assessment Program (IMLS)

April 20
-FREE Webinar: 
What’s Best for My Collection? New Approaches to Environmental Monitoring (C2C)
-FREE Webinar: 
Cross Cultural Conversations - A Series of Dialogues for More Equitable Communities (NPN)
-FREE Webinar: Centering Indigenous Voices in Historic House Museums Virtual Panel (Dumbarton House)

April 21
-FREE Webinar: Foundations of Board Governance (NPN)

April 22
-Online Workshop: 
Lighthouses, License Plates, and Grants: How the Michigan SHPO helps Protect Our Lighthouses (MHPN)
Being a Good Neighbor: Authentic and Empathetic Community Engagement (AASLH)
-FREE Online Workshop: Technical Workshop 2: Live/Streamed Program Accessibility (Museum Hub)
-Online Seminar: New Models for Fundraising and Sustainability (CAM)
-FREE Webinar: Putting it on Paper: Incorporating MOUs into Your Community Engagement Plan (THC)
-Grant Deadline: Challenge America (NEA)
-Online Workshop: NEH Virtual Workshop — Community and Two-Year Colleges

April 23
-Online Workshop: Copyright Issues for Historical Collections (HSM)
-FREE Webinar: 
Return to Work 2021 Roundtable (HUB International)

April 25-May 1
-Preservation Week

April 26
-FREE Webinar: 
Audience Engagement: Preparing for the Virtual Long Game Warm-up Session (AMM)
-Webinar: Communicating with Community in Mind: Thinking Through Inclusive Language (NEMA)

April 27
-FREE Webinar:
Personal Digital Archiving (NEDCC)
-FREE Webinar: Collecting and Preserving after Tragedy (ALA)

April 28
-FREE Webinar: Overcoming Organizational Fears of Failure (Sites of Conscience)
-FREE Webinar: 
Introduction to Community Archiving Workshop (ALA)

April 29
-FREE Online Workshop: Technical Workshop 3: Accessibility in Digital Collections (Museum Hub)
-Webinar: Will the last person leaving please turn off the lights? How to properly disband a museum and liquidate its assets (OMA)

-Online Workshop: NEH Virtual Workshop — Museums

April 30
-FREE Webinar: Writing Grants for Audio Preservation and Reformatting (NEDCC)

May 3
-Grant Deadline: Arts Midwest Grow, Invest, Gather (GIG) 

May 4
-2021 Northwest Michigan Arts and Culture Summit

May 5
-Online Workshop: Cultural Intelligence: Unconscious Bias Affects Everyone (MLA)

May 6
-Online Workshop: A Better Way to Assess the Capacity of Our Wooden Built Heritage: Guide to the Structural Evaluation of Existing Timber Structures (MHPN)
-FREE Virtual SummitAdvancing Change: The Future of Museum Leadership (SLAM) 
Fundraising to Philanthropy Part 2: The Power of Relationships (NPN)
-Online Workshop: NEH Virtual Workshop — Digital Humanities

May 7
-Online Workshop: Word of Mouth: How to Create and Share Oral Histories (HSM)

May 11-13
-Virtual Volunteer Management Conference: Volunteer Management Association of Western Michigan

May 12-15
-Conference: Michigan Historic Preservation Network 

May 13
Fundraising - Leverage Your Story: Building the Case for Support (NPN)

May 14
-Webinar: Advocacy from the Ground Up (AMM)

May 17-19
-Virtual Conference:
 Best Practices Exchange 2021: Adapting and Evolving Digital Initiatives 

May 20
-Online Workshop: NEH Virtual Workshop — Archives and Libraries

May 22
-Online Workshops: Finding the Lost: African-American Genealogy & Science and Genealogy (HSM)

May 27
-Online Workshops: NEH Virtual Workshop — College and University Grants and Sponsored Research Offices

June 4
-Online Workshop: Picking Up the Pieces: Working with a Conservator (HSM)

June 7-August 1
-Online Course: Caring for Museum Collections (AASLH)
-Online Course: Developing Exhibitions: Design (AASLH)
-Online Course: Leadership and Administration for History Organizations (AASLH)

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!

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