Many of Minnesota's historic cemeteries have deteriorating, moss-covered tombstones. Learn how to clean, preserve and reset these markers with a full-day hands on workshop from Jarrod Roll, owner of Save Your Stones and Executive Director of Monroe County Historical Society (Sparta, WI).
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 19
Where: Meet at Goodhue County Historical Society, 1166 Oak St
Red Wing, MN 55066. Afternoon session continues at nearby Oakwood Cemetery for demonstration and hands on activities.
Cost: $40 MALHM Members, $45 Non-Members
Cost includes class, lunch and cleaning kit.
Reserve your spot now! Space is limited. Register online with a credit card, or send a check payable to MALHM to:
Jill Wohnoutka, MALHM Treasurer
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
610 NE Hwy 71
Willmar, MN 56201
How can you attract more visitors to your house museum and then deliver such a fun engaging tour that they keep coming back for more?
MALHM's fall workshop explores two tools for improving audience engagement: Instagram and creative storytelling in interpretation. The full-day workshop will also includes a session on house museum security and a planning session for the House Museum Affinity Group.
Join us on Monday, Oct. 24 at Ramsey House in St. Paul for a full day of learning:
The agenda will also include time for the group to discuss 2016-2017 goals and an action plan, discuss additional training needs, and provide input on the 2017 MALHM Conference (April 26-27 in Walker, MN).
Cost is $15 for MALHM members and $25 for non-members. See program for full agenda and registration form. Send form along with payment to: Jill Wohnoutka, Kandiyohi County Historical Society, 610 NE Hwy. 71, Willmar, MN 56201. Sign up today! Space is limited to 50 participants.
The price does not include lunch. The group will walk to a nearby restaurant for conversation and networking mid-day. On-site parking is free.
Contact MALHM Coordinator Marci Matson if you have questions or ideas for future events.