Live Webinar: History Relevance Coffee Break with Detroit Historical Society
Recorded On: 05/09/2019
- Registration Closed
Take a coffee break to think about the relevance of history with Kalisha Davis of Detroit Historical Society and Max van Balgooy of Engaging Places, LLCand the History Relevance Initiative. During this thirty minute interview and Q&A session, Kalisha and Max will discuss Detroit Historical Society's ongoing project Detroit '67: Looking Back to Move Forward. They will focus in particular on how to build and sustain relationships with individuals and institutions in your community.
This webinar is part of the History Relevance Coffee Break webinar series. Each webinar in this short-form series showcases projects by history organizations that are making history relevant to their communities in meaningful, measurable, and replicable ways. Webinar participants will glean practical tips for how organizations can connect issues of the past to issues of the present and meet their relevance goals.
DATE: May 9, 2018
TIME: 3:00 – 3:30 pm EASTERN (Remember to adjust for your time zone!)
COST: $Free Members / $5 Non-members
Closed captioning available upon advanced notice. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Description and Outcomes:
- Learn how Detroit Historical Society makes history relevant in measurable and replicable ways
- Feel motivated to think creatively about how they can make history relevant through projects at their own institution
- Learn practical tips for how organizations can connect issues of the past to issues of the present
- Kalisha Davis, Director of Community Outreach & Engagement, Detroit Historical Society
- Max van Balgooy, Principal, Engaging Places, LLC; Steering Committee Member, History Relevance
Max A. van Balgooy
Director, History Leadership Institute; President, Engaging Places LLC
Max A. van Balgooy is co-editor of Reimagining Historic House Museums: New Approaches and Proven Solutions, a new anthology of two dozen essays by leaders in the field, and director of the History Leadership Institute, which provides professional development for mid-career and advanced professionals working in history organizations. These experiences provide a rich source of ideas for Engaging Places LLC, where he blogs occasionally about the opportunities and challenges facing historic sites and house museums.