Craig Hadley, Executive Director and Chief Curator at the Dennos Museum Center, is the featured speaker at this week’s Zoom meeting of the Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society.
After a short business meeting beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, Hadley will present a program on “The Origins of the Modern Museum – a Brief History,” along with some preservation tips for those attending the meeting. There will also be time for a short question and answer period after the presentation.
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Hadley has been with the Dennos Museum Center, located on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, since 2019. He came to Traverse City from DePauw University in Indiana, where he was a Director and Curator of their museum. He has also served for five years on the board of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.
To attend the meeting, click through the Zoom link here.
You shouldn’t need it to attend, but the Meeting ID is 812 8429 0496, and the passcode is 054854.
Also, stay tuned for upcoming info about the Historical Society’s Log Cabin Day, which has been rescheduled from its usual June date to August 28, 2021.
The event, in cooperation with Peninsula Community Library, will include the usual tours of Mission Point Lighthouse, the Hessler Log Cabin, and Dougherty House. The group is also hoping to include displays of crop harvesting, Native American farming and other events.
A NOTE FROM JANE: I started Old Mission Gazette in 2015 because I felt a calling to provide the Old Mission Peninsula community with local news. After decades of writing for newspapers and magazines like the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Family Circle and Ladies' Home Journal, I really just wanted to write about my own community where I grew up on a cherry farm and raised my own family. So I started my own newspaper. Because the Gazette is mainly reader-supported, I hope you'll consider tossing a few bucks my way if I mention your event, your business, your organization or your news item, or if you simply love reading about what's happening on the OMP. Check out the donation page here. Thank you so much for your support. -jb