Upcoming events

    • October 28, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    Register


    MMA Member Zoom Halloween Happy Hour

    Thursday, October 28
    7:00 pm


    Join MMA members for an online social event. Grab a drink (non-alcoholic or otherwise) and jump on Zoom to connect with colleagues in a fun way. 

    Prizes will be awarded for:

    • Best Overall Halloween Costume
    • Best Museum-related Costume
    • Best Halloween Beverage
    • Best Halloween Snack/Food

    Need some ideas for a beverage to bring? Check out this list for inspiration.

    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. 

    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 $10 donation. You can also make a donation of any amount here. Thank you!

    Location

    The MMA Zoom account. You can join via phone or internet. Instructions for connecting will be sent with registration confirmation. 

    • November 09, 2021
    • 11:00 AM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    Register

    Ask an Expert:
    Social Media Ads and Metrics


    Tuesday, November 9
    1:00 pm


    Learn your way around social media ads and measuring results with Marissa Conniff, Founder and Marketing Strategist at Upward Anthems. Understand how paid ads can enhance your efforts in social media marketing as well as which social media metrics are most important to pay attention to and why.  Bring all of your social media and marketing questions to this session and Marissa will use her 10 years of experience to help you move upward! 

    Marissa Conniff is the Founder of Upward Anthems, LLC a social media and marketing company for artists and entrepreneurs. While studying Arts Management at Eastern Michigan University, her career began as a marketing intern at MASS MoCA and then the Marketing Director of Performance Network Theatre in Ann Arbor. Since then, Marissa has worked within the tourism and technology industries, while maintaining her passion as a singer and starting a family. Upward Anthems was founded in March of 2020, days before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns began. Marissa has found a heightened interest in social media from marketers and business owners as they grapple to find ways to engage their audiences virtually. 

    Registration

    Members (login required)      Free
    Non-members                         $15

    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 02, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MMA Conference/Video Line
    Register

    MMA Member Cookie Party and Ugly Sweater Contest

    Thursday, December 2
    7:00 pm

    Join MMA members for an online social event. Grab a cookie, don a festive sweater and jump on Zoom to connect with colleagues in a fun way. 

    Prizes will be awarded for:

    • Best Museum-themed Cookie
    • Prettiest Cookie
    • Ugliest Sweater

    We know we can't SHARE cookies, but we can share recipes! And good company!

    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. 

    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 $10 donation. You can also make a donation of any amount here. Thank you!

    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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