Upcoming events

    • September 27, 2023
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Troy Historic Village, 60 W. Wattles Rd. Troy
    Registration is closed

    September 27

    4:00-7:00 pm

    Prism Specialties of SE Michigan

    Join Prism Specialties of Southeast Michigan for a fun evening at Troy Historic Village. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and period cocktails will be offered and the museum grounds will be open for touring. Our hosts will also give a brief presentation about emergency planning and response.

    This is a free event for MMA members. 

    Please RSVP by September 22.

    • October 23, 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • October 25, 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Flint, Michigan

    Join members of the Michigan museum community as we explore museum work,
    Flint and coming together!

    • The conference keynote, concurrent sessions, the MMA Annual Meeting, and the Museum Café will all take place at Riverfront Conference Center on Tuesday. 
    • Evening events include the opening reception at the Sloan Museum of Discovery on Monday, a reception at the Flint Institute of Arts and Trivia Night on Tuesday, and a Wrap-Up Happy Hour on Wednesday afternoon. 
    • Monday and Wednesday of the conference provide opportunities for small groups of attendees to participate together in tours, workshops, and activities. Most have additional cost. More information

    Whether you want to learn more about Flint, our local hosts or delve deeper into museum practice, we have you covered.

    Click here for detailed conference information


    Monday, October 23

    Tuesday, October 24

    Wednesday, October 25

    *Many Monday and Wednesday workshops, tours and activities have an additional cost and pre-registration is required as part of your conference registration.


    • Members need to be logged in to receive the discounted member rates.
    • Click here for information about registering multiple people from the same member museum
    • October 23, 2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • October 25, 2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • Flint, Michigan

    Guest Tickets
    Does not include most conference activities

    Family, friends and colleagues are welcome to participate in workshops, tours, and activities as space allows, in the MMA Business Meeting Luncheon, and in the event events. Guest tickets are available for purchase through September 26. 

    Monday, October 23

    9-12         Components of Successful Fundraising Events $100.00

    9-12         Guided Tour of GM's Factory One $15.00 

    9-12         Outdoor Preservation Issues at Historic Cemeteries $15.00 

    9-12         Tour of Genesee Historical Collection Center and the Henry Howland Crapo Room at UM-Flint $15.00 

    1-4         Tour of Genesee Historical Collection Center and the Henry Howland Crapo Room at UM-Flint $15.00

    1-4         Using Museum Objects & Archives to Host Community Conversations  - FREE

    1-4         Behind the Scenes at the Flint Children's Museum $15.00

    1-4         Tour of St. Paul's Episcopal Church $15.00

    1-4         Skies over Michigan Planetarium Showing $15.00

    1-4         Intro to Disaster Response and Hands-On Water Salvage Workshop $50.00

    1-4         Glass Tour with Sarah Kohn $15.00 

    6-8          Opening Reception at Sloan Museum of Discovery $75.00

    Tuesday, October 24

    12-1:30     MMA Annual Business Meeting Luncheon $75.00
    5-6             Flint Institute of Arts Reception $75.00
    8-9             Trivia $25.00

    Wednesday, October 25

    9-12           Metadata Grooming for Museum Collections $50.00

    9-12           Tour of Applewood's Historic House and Grounds $15.00

    9-12           Guided Tour of the Historic Capitol Theatre $15.00 

    9-12           Service Project for Flint Handmade: Operation Warm-up $15.00 

    9-12           Creative Collaborations: Building Sustainable Partnerships with Local Schools $15.00 

    1-4             Guided Tour of Mott-Warsh Collection's Latest Exhibition $15.00 

    1-4             Ride the Red Line Bike Tour $15.00 

    1-4             Kearsley Street Walking Tour: Evolution of a Neighborhood $15.00 

    1-4             Sloan Museum of Discovery Collections Storage Tour $15.00 

    1-4             Taming your Project Management Monsters $25.00 

    4-?              Wrap-up Happy Hour - $25.00

The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Arts and Culture Council

Thank you to our Partners!

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

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