Museum News

nov 12, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Minister MacLeod's Message at #OMAConf2020 On Thursday, November 5, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, addressed delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020. Minister MacLeod stated: "I’ve...

nov 05, 2020

Thursday, November 5 Update In this eNews: Ontario's 2020 Budget -highlights for museums Minister MacLeod's address to OMA Annual Conference 2020 Minister MacLeod Tele-townhall November 6 OMA White Paper --"Exhibiting Resilience" Ontario's Action Plan: 2020 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover 2020 Budget provides more resources to strengthen frontline health care, support...

nov 05, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic recovery OMA Releases White Paper The Ontario Museum Association (OMA) is pleased to share Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic...

oct 30, 2020

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Presents Long-term Strategy for Resilience & Renewal This afternoon, the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod presented in a live webcast of the Empire Club of Canada, addressing her Ministry's long term strategy for sectoral resilience and renewal. The Minister expressed the 'triple threat' affecting her sectors...

oct 29, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Annual Conference Museums in the News | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know Ontario to Release 2020 Provincial Budget on November 5 The Ontario government will release its 2020 Budget on Thursday, November 5, 2020. It will focus on protecting the health and safety of the people during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing much-needed supports to families, workers, and employers...

oct 29, 2020

Ontario Museum Association Announces Awards of Excellence 2020 Recipients On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, the Ontario Museum Association (OMA) presented the OMA Awards of Excellence 2020 at the OMA’s first virtual Conference. This year, the OMA will showcase the accomplishments of the Award Recipients in a social media campaign starting on October 30, 2020. The OMA helps support Ontario’s...

oct 27, 2020

Minister MacLeod at OMA Annual Conference 2020 Thursday, November 5 10:10am The Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, will address delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020 at 10:10am on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Hear from Minister MacLeod about MHSTCI's plans for supporting resilience and renewal...

oct 22, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know New Legislation for Liability Protection To Protect Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws The Ontario government is introducing the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act, 2020 , that if passed, will provide liability protection for workers, volunteers and organizations...

oct 19, 2020

Monday, October 19 Update In this eNews: Museums for Me wants to hear from your fans! Le projet Des musées pour moi veut vous entendre ! Museums for Me Public Engagement Campaign Dear OMA Members, la version française suivante The Ontario Museum Association is part of a consortium of museum associations from across Canada partnered in Museums for Me – a project engaging Canadians on the meaning...

oct 15, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Participate in Fall 2020 Budget Consultations: Recommend Support for Museums Deadline: Friday, October 16 The OMA brings forward three recommendations for Ontario's Fall 2020 Budget, including an Ontario Museum Relief Fund of $8.5million , a Digital Response Fund of $10million over three years, and a Renewed Funding...