SAGINAW, MICH (September 2014) – The American Association for State and Local History has awarded the Detroit Historical Museum the 2014 Award of Merit for its recent exhibit renovations, completed as part of a five-year, $20.1 million Past>Forward fundraising campaign. Morley served as fabricator for five new galleries that replaced the museum’s decades-old exhibits, and designer/fabricator for a sixth: the Kid Rock Music Lab, which celebrates the city’s musical past.
The new exhibits share Detroit’s diverse history with visitors of all ages, learning styles and mobility through a variety of media, hands-on interactives, artifacts and environments.
The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 69th year, is the most esteemed honor for accomplishing the preservation and interpretation of state and local history. AASLH is a not-for-profit professional organization of individuals and institutions working to preserve and promote history. From its Nashville, Tennessee, headquarters, AASLH provides leadership, service and support for its members who work to make the past more meaningful in American society.
Founded in 1863 in Saginaw, Michigan, Morley is the largest employer in Saginaw Township, employing 2,500 associates who serve a diverse group of Fortune 500 global clients. Morley’s 25-acre global headquarters campus in Saginaw, Michigan, encompasses 400,000 square feet of facilities. Morley’s customer service offerings include Meetings & Incentives, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Exhibits & Displays.
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