2020

February 20
-FREE Webinar: Identifying and Preserving Motion Picture Film (C2C)
-Webinar: Caring for Our Historic Heritage: Developing a Housekeeping Plan for Historic Contents and Interiors (CCAHA)
-Webinar: Best Practices for Working with a Board of Directors (AASLH)

February 24 & 25
-Museums Advocacy Day (AAM)

February 26
-FREE Webinar: Housekeeping Basics for Collecting Institutions (CCAHA)
-Webinar: Math and Play: Picture Books, Storybooks, and the Mathical Book List (ACM)

February 27
-Submission Deadline: 2020 Annual Conference Session Proposals (MMA)
-FREE Webinar: IF/THEN Gender Equity Toolkit and Grants (ASTC)
-FREE Webinar: Bringing Artifacts and Objects to Life (THC) 

February 29
-Conference: Michigan Barn Preservation Network Annual Conference 

March 1
-Application Deadline: Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship (MAC)
-Nomination Deadline: Leadership in History Awards (AASLH)

March 3
-Historic Preservation Advocacy Day

March 8
-Event: MEMP: Anatomy of Death Museum (MEMP)

March 10
-Event: Cultural Advocacy Network of Michigan Advocacy Day
-Presentation: Listening to Object Witnesses: Decolonizing Research in Museum Collections (Rackham Graduate School)

March 11
-Workshop: NonProfit Social Media Strategies (MotorCities)

March 13
-Grant Deadline: 2020 Challenge Grants (MotorCities)
-Presentation: Collecting Oceania (Rackham Graduate School)
-Workshops: Taming the Chaos and Archives 102 (HSM)

March 18
-Workshop: ABC's of Collections Management (MMA)
-FREE Webinar: Emergency Preparedness Forum (CCAHA)

March 19
-Meet and Eat Port Huron (MMA)
-Presentation: Preserving Context for Museum Collections: Implications, Challenges, Strategies (Rackham Graduate School)
-Workshop: Sustainable Fundraising for the Arts: The Art of Small Talk (CultureSource)
-Grant Deadline: Humanties Grant (Michigan Humanities)
-FREE Webinar: Environmental Data Analysis: Understanding Fluctuations and Equilibrations (IPI)

March 19-21
-Conference: National Council for History Education, Cleveland, OH

March 20
-Presentation: Reconstructing History/Reimagining Originality: The Case of Henry Ford's English Preservations

March 23

-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Traverse City

March 25
-FREE Webinar: Looking at Glazing: Finding the Best Solution to Protect Your Works of Art and Historic Artifacts (C2C)
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Detroit
-FREE Workshop: Bridging the Divide: Engaging Millennials in Board Service (Johnson Center for Philanthropy)
-Webinar: How to Spot Opportunity When it is Disguised as Chaos (AASLH)

March 26
-11th Annual Local History Roundtable (Kutsche Office of Local History)
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Kalamazoo

March 27 & 28
-Conference: Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference (HSM)

March 31
Grant Deadline: Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives (CLIR)
Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Saginaw

April 2
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Lansing

April 3
-Workshop: Coaching and Evaluating Staff (MLA)
-Workshop: Fading Photos: How to Identify, Scan, Restore, and Archive Historical Photographs (HSM)

April 4
-Event: MEMP Grand Rapids: Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University (MEMP)
-Event: Museum Day (Smithsonian)

April 7
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Houghton/Hancock

April 8
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, Escanaba

April 9
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs grant workshop, St. Ignace

April 6-10
-Workshop: Michigan Council for Art and Cultural Affairs UP grant workshops (Houghton, Escanaba, St. Ignace) 

April 9
-Webinar: Preservation Planning in Practice: Strategically Guiding Collections Care (CCAHA)
-Presentation: Museums and Movies: Reflecting and Shaping Cultural Perspectives (Rackham Graduate School)

April 15
-FREE Webinar: Environmental Data Analysis: Setting Appropriate Parameters (IPI)

April 17
-Workshop: Fading Photos II: Digitizing Your Collections (HSM)

April 20
-Application Deadline: Training Sustainable Environmental Management Teams for Cultural Institutions (IPI)

April 22
-Michigan Library Association Advocacy Day, Lansing

April 23
-Webinar: Historic House Call: Mission (AASLH)

April 25
-Michigan History Day (HSM)

April 28
-Webinar: Writing Grants for Audio Preservation and Reformatting (NEDCC)

May 1
-Workshop: Using PastPerfect: Figuring Out Your Collections Software (HSM)
-Workshop: How to Advance Your Career (MLA)

May 7
-FREE Webinar: Environmental Data Analysis: Responding to Issues (IPI)

May 12
-Conference: 5th Annual Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Summit

May 12-13
-Conference: 6th Annual Midwestern History Conference at GVSU

May 14-16
-Conference: Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Conference

May 16
-Conference: Michigan Oral History Association

May 19
-Conference: 5th Annual Volunteer Management Conference (VMAWM)
-Webinar: How to Build Your Own Successful Traveling Trunk Program (AASLH)

May 29
-Workshop: Good Governance: Building a Better Board (HSM)

June 10
-Workshop: Financial Basics and Grant Opportunities for Your Organization (MotorCities)

June 12
-Workshop: Bringing History to Life: Creating Crowd-Pleasing Events and Programs (HSM)

June 23-26
-Annual Conference: Rate Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)

June 25
-Event: MEMP Grand Rapids: @ the GRAM (MEMP)

July 10
-Workshops: Telling the Tale and Sharing the Tale (HSM)

July 22-25
-Conference: Association of Midwest Museums & Wisconsin Federation of Museums Conference

August 8
-Workshops: Finding Your Family and Climbing Further Up the Family Tree (HSM)

August 18-20
-Workshop: Training Sustainable Environmental Management Teams for Cultural Institutions (IPI)

August 28
-Workshop: Start 'Em Early: Engaging Young Historians (HSM)

September 19
-Workshops: Bringing in the Bucks and Putting the Fun in Fund-raising (HSM)

September 23-26
-Conference: American Association for State and Local History Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV

October 14
-Workshop: Preserving Your Collections and Surviving Disasters (MotorCities)
-Conference: Creative Placemaking Summit 6, Lansing (Arts Council Greater Lansing)

October 21-23
-Michigan Museums Association Annual Conference, Port Huron

October 23
-Workshops: Respectful Rehabilitation and If These Walls Could Talk (HSM)

September 30-October 3
-Conference: 30th International Sculpture Conference, Detroit

November 6
-Workshop: Getting Seen and Being Heard: Marketing for Small Historical Organizations (HSM)

November 19-21
-Conference: Gender, Women’s Suffrage, and Political Power: Past, Present, and Future (GWSPP)

November 20
-Workshop: Keeping Cemeteries Alive! Preserving Headstones and Monuments (HSM)

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