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Second Michigan Museum Education Series to Begin in 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Duane Breijak
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NASW-Michigan excited to announce the second year of our Michigan museum series, this year with a special focus on the Detroit metro region. Social workers will be able to learn up to 5.5 CE credits through attending the three events. The series will consist of weekend guided tours through several of Michigan’s top museums with specialized speakers at some of the events. Registration is open at Cost of registration includes CE credits and admission to the museum.


Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (1.5 CEs)

Saturday, February 23, 2019. 2-3:30pm

Detroit, MI


The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History’s mission is to open minds and change lives through the exploration and celebration of African American history and culture. This event will consist of a guided tour of the museum's artifacts and archival materials, including the Blanche Coggin Underground Railroad collection, Harriet Tubman Museum Collection, and many other exhibits about African American history and the history of Detroit.


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Detroit Historical Museum (1.5 CEs)

Saturday, March 16, 2019. 12:30-2pm

Detroit, MI

Cobblestone streets, 19th century stores, an auto assembly line, toy trains and a fur trading post from the 1700s are only a few of the wonders visitors see at the Detroit Historical Museum. For over 85 years, the Museum has chronicled the life and times of the region, safeguarding its rich history. This event will of a guided tour.


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Arab American National Museum (2.5 CEs)

Saturday, April 13, 2019. 1-3:30pm

Dearborn, MI


The Arab American National Museum is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. Arab Americans have enriched the economic, political and cultural landscape of American life. By bringing the voices and faces of Arab Americans to mainstream audiences, the Arab American National Museums continues to demonstrate their commitment to dispelling misconceptions about Arab Americans and other minorities. Since opening in 2005, the Museum has shed light on the shared experiences of immigrants and ethnic groups, paying tribute to the diversity of our nation. This event will consist of a guided tour (90 minutes) and a special one-hour workshop.


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