CALL TO ACTION Join and get involved with the MI Impact Coalition, as we work to bring back Michigan’s State Rehab Tax Credit.  Senate Bill 469 (S1) passed the Senate on December 13, 2017. House Bill 5178 (HB 5178) has also been introduced to reinstate the Michigan Historic Preservation Tax Credit. These bills would reinstate the popular program that offers a credit of up to 25 percent of rehabilitation expenses against state income tax.

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Developing Junior Historians

June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$39 - $79

Developing Junior Historians

Friday, June 16th 2017 — 9am to 12pm

Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan — 5815 Executive Dr., Lansing MI 48911

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Ever wonder how to make your historical organization more “kid-friendly”? This workshop will cover the many ways in which historical facilities can tailor their exhibits and programs to attract the involvement of children, whether they be students or with their families. Educational professionals and teams at historical societies and museums are encouraged to attend. The speakers will provide examples of how to attract young visitors and include “junior historians” in experiencing an organization’s historical mission. Presented by Matthew Hackett and Alex Konieczny, Troy Historic Village.


For in-person attendees, refreshments will be available. Lunch is on your own. Materials are included with your registration. Any handouts from the presenter will be sent to remote attendees after the workshop.

To register for a workshop, use our secure online registration form ( or call 800-692-1828.

If you are a personal member of HSM or represent an organization that itself is a member of the Society, registration is $39. Registration for non-members is $79 and includes a one-year HSM Individual Level 1 [Basic] membership. New for 2017! Participants can now “attend” remotely, if they prefer, through Zoom Video Communications and will be able to interact with the speaker and other attendees (for full interaction, microphone and webcam are required on your device. Instructions on how to remote-in to the workshop will be sent to attendees).


June 16, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$39 - $79


Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan
5815 Executive Dr.
Lansing, MI 48911 United States
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