I am excited to announce a new genealogy course is being offered at the Madeline Island School of the Arts! Read here for all the details.
Have you ever dreamed of a genealogy summer get-a-way to a beautiful rural island setting? Then you are going to love Madeline Island School of the Arts! MISA for short, is ranked among the top five art and craft schools in the country. Located on Madeline Island in Lake Superior, it is known for gorgeous scenery and serene settings.
MISA offers workshops that include topics in writing, painting, quilting, photography and in 2021 a combined genealogy and personal history writing workshop!
Brenda Hudson and myself are co-teaching this new workshop titled “Genealogy & Family Stories: Build Your Family Tree and Capture Your Stories.”
Get to Know Brenda
Brenda Hudson is a teacher, editor, writer, and a credentialed journaling instructor through the Center for Journal Therapy. She holds an MS in journalism from Boston University and a PhD from the University of Minnesota’s Department of Writing Studies. She regularly teaches at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, where she received its Excellence in Teaching Fellowship, in 2016 and 2017.
Brenda offers writing retreats in the United States and abroad through Voiced Life and has presented at the Minnesota Historical Society’s legacy writing conferences.
I had the opportunity to meet Brenda at RootsTech 2019 by assisting in her writing workshop. I immediately fell in love with her easy going approach to writing and found her class exceptional and inspiring.
About MISA and How to Register
Class Description: “Genealogy & Family Stories: Build Your Family Tree and Capture Your Stories”
Build your family tree and capture your family stories, creating a vibrant and growing legacy for generations to come. Genealogist expert Amie Bowser Tennant and writing instructor Brenda Hudson will guide you every step of the way, ensuring that you learn how to accurately research your family and have fun writing stories that enrich your family tree. You’ll leave with a robust family tree, a collection of family stories, and the know-how to continue!
At the end of this workshop you will leave with:
A family tree that incorporates photos, documents, and social history
Skills to conduct further, accurate family history research
Ability to address future roadblocks in your genealogy research
A collection of family history stories about you and your relatives
Story templates for you and future generations to continue building your family’s written legacy
Registration is now open and spaces are limited to only 18 persons, so don’t delay!
Maybe you are interested in other workshops being offered at MISA. Just take a look at this amazing list for the same week our class is being offered!
The Madeline Island School of the Arts offers workshops year round. You can see the entire list of upcoming classes by date, here. And, campus locations do not only include Madeline Island in Wisconsin, but Santa Fe, New Mexico and Tanque Verde Ranch in Tuscon, Arizona.
Brenda and I are looking forward to an amazing class and making beautiful memories with you!
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