Friday, August 18th, 2017 — 9am to 12pm
Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan — 5815 Executive Dr., Lansing MI 48911
Why are historic houses necessary to their communities? How are historic house museums unique? Participants of this workshop will explore answers to these questions while learning more about management, collections, and interpretation issues specific to house museums. Other discussion topics will include programming; maintenance and security concerns; landscaping; and the development of effective interpretive themes, story lines, and tours.
Presented by Samantha Engel, Whaley Historic House Museum.
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 (https://www.hsmichigan.org/programs/workshops/#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).