Museum News

mai 04, 2023

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Upcoming OMA Dates May is Museum Month Sector News | In the Media | What's On Jobs Postings & Events | In the Media At the OMA Watch the Recording Webinar Recording: Accessibility Planning for Ontario Museums Recorded April 27, 2023 On April 27, 2023 the OMA hosted a webinar, "Accessibility Planning for Ontario Museums. Our panel of presenters took...

mai 02, 2023

May 2, 2023 Welcome to May is Museum Month 2023! Showcasing museums' contributions to the well-being and to the sustainable development of our communities Greetings from Minister Lumsden: The Honourable Neil Lumsden, Ontario’s Minister of Tourism Culture and Sport, offered well wishes to the province’s museum sector in celebration of May is Museum Month. Watch on the OMA's YouTube Channel Thank...

avr 27, 2023

Need to Know | A Message from Robin Etherington OMA Resources | Upcoming OMA Dates External Resources | O MA Job Board In the Media Need to Know Today! Free Webinar: Accessibility Planning for Ontario Museums Thursday, April 27 at 11am Register HERE As we look forward to a busy summer tourism season, being able to welcome all visitors requires planning for accessibility. Our panel of presenters...

avr 20, 2023

OMA Professional Development | Upcoming OMA Dates Other PD Opportunities | In the Media OMA Professional Development Certificate in Museum Studies Courses Registration is open for Exhibit Planning & Design (May 10-12, Hamilton) Registration opens May 3 for Museums & the Community (July 12-14, Ottawa) Registration for Certificate in Museum Studies courses is open to OMA Individual Members...

avr 13, 2023

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Upcoming OMA Dates | In the Media Need to Know OMA Council 2023-24: Call for Nominations Deadline for Submissions: July 31, 2023 The Ontario Museum Association's (OMA) governing body is its Council, whose 12 members are elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting. The Council gives strategic policy direction to the Executive. It also...

avr 06, 2023

At the OMA | Upcoming OMA Dates Sector News | In the Media Jobs Postings & Events | In the Media At the OMA Two CMS Courses open for registration: Spaces are available! Registration is open for the first two Certificate in Museum Studies courses of the year, Exhibit Planning & Design and Artifacts . Registration for Certificate in Museum Studies courses is open to OMA Individual Members...

mar 31, 2023

March 31, 2023 Innovating with Collections Online: Oral History Toolkit The Ontario Museum Association is pleased to share, in collaboration with Toronto History Museums and Digital Action Research & Training , a new resource for museums to ethically collect, preserve, and leverage oral histories and born-digital collections. This new resource builds on leading international best practices...

mar 30, 2023

At the OMA | Upcoming OMA Dates Sector News | In the Media | What's On Jobs Postings & Events | In the Media At the OMA Announcing the 2023-2024 CMS Calendar 1st Courses Open for Registration on April 5th The OMA's Certificate in Museum Studies Course Calendar for 2023-24 is now live on the OMA's website! We are excited to offer all nine Certificate courses this year to OMA members across the...

mar 23, 2023

March 23, 2023 2023 Ontario Budget Released "Building a Strong Ontario" TORONTO — Today, Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released Ontario’s 2023 Budget: Building a Strong Ontario . Read the 2023 Budget Read the News Release Items of interest for museums, galleries and heritage sites include: "Investigating Indian Residential School Burial Sites" (page 100) Across Canada, more than 150,000...

mar 23, 2023

OMA Resources A message from Robin Etherington OMA's Interim Executive Director Dear Colleagues, As I complete 5 weeks of serving as Interim Director of your Ontario Museum Association (OMA), I am reminded of why all of us work so hard and diligently for our museums, galleries and heritage sites. This is particularly true as all of our cultural organizations are faced with COVID and post-COVID...