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Sign up for the June 18 meeting.

The COVID-19 coronavirus is impacting all organizations, museums, and historical societies. Although we cannot hold our usual in-person Michigan History Alliance meetings right now, we are offering special Virtual Meetings. Our next Virtual Meeting will be on Thursday, June 18, at 10 a.m.

Alliance members and nonmembers alike from anywhere in the state are welcome to join us. You are also welcome to bring questions, concerns, and suggestions on how to function under the current conditions.

Bob Myers, HSM’s director of education, will provide updates on the programs that HSM has added to assist our member organizations during the coronavirus outbreak.

In addition, Nancy Feldbush, HSM’s director of communications and editor in chief of HSM Magazines, will present:
All History Is Local…And Should Be Told: How to Submit Content for HSM Magazines
Do you feel as if getting a story about your local history published in Michigan History or Chronicle is out of reach? It’s not. Join us for a discussion about HSM’s two magazines and all the different sections to which you could contribute, including news blurbs, one- and two-page special sections, and feature articles.

Michigan History Alliance Registration Form

 


 

Due to current circumstances and social distancing, we have canceled our spring regional meetings.

The Michigan History Alliance® is a regionalized program of the Historical Society of Michigan that helps our member organizations preserve and promote history by providing training for their staff and volunteers, fostering collaboration, and sharing information and best practices.

Each regional alliance meets at least twice a year to bring together representatives from HSM member historical organizations in several counties. The Alliance meetings take place in the morning from 9 a.m. to noon and consist of a networking session and a featured speaker. The speaker offers insights on a topic of concern or opportunity, and the networking and collaboration portion allows for conversations among a region’s historical organizations.

Michigan History Alliance

Attendance at a Michigan History Alliance meeting is FREE of charge for current member organizations of HSM. Since the Alliance is a benefit for HSM member organizations, membership is required for participation.

To further the educational experience of the Alliance meetings, a separate three-hour History Skills Workshop is offered in the afternoon. Taught by authorities in the field, History Skills Workshops provide in-depth training on such topics as exhibit design, collections management, fundraising, and websites. There is a fee to attend the History Skills Workshops, which are open to members and nonmembers alike and take place from 1 to 4 p.m.

For more information about the program, call (800) 692-1828 or e-mail alliance@hsmichigan.org.

 

Southeastern
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Metro Detroit
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Great Lakes Bay & Thumb
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Southwestern
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Western
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Central
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Northern
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Western Upper Peninsula
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Eastern Upper Peninsula
CANCELED due to
COVID-19
Thursday, June 18, 2020
 

Historical Society of Michigan 7435 Westshire Dr., Lansing MI 48917
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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