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juin 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Registration Open Register now and save! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! Registration is now open! Each year, the OMA Annual Conference brings together museum professionals, volunteers, and students from Ontario's 700+ museums, art galleries,...

juin 10, 2022

Remembering Paul Robertson The OMA is saddened to share with our community the news of the recent passing of OMA Past President Paul Robertson. We extend our sincere condolences to his husband Edgar, and to his family, friends, and colleagues. Paul made contributions to the Ontario museum community for more than 30 years , working in museums and heritage since the 80s at the Official Residences...

juin 07, 2022

June 7, 2022 Register Today! Workshops: Virtual School Programming As part of the Small Bytes initiative , the OMA is offering a free 3-part series on virtual school programs: Webinar recording: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums June 8 workshop: Asynchronous school programs June 15 workshop: Synchronous school programs Register today! Ask any questions at pd@...

juin 03, 2022

June 3, 2022 Ontario Election 2022 Results Ontario Progressive Conservative Party to form a majority government The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario have won a second consecutive majority government, with PC candidates having been elected in 83 ridings. The Honourable Doug Ford will remain Ontario's Premier. The New Democratic Party of Ontario will form the Official Opposition once again...

mai 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence . This theme embodies the changing nature of museums and focuses on what museums are...

mai 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Deadline Extended to May 30th Nominate yourself or someone else for an OMA Award of Excellence Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Good News! OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You now have until Monday, May 30, 2022 to submit your nomination. Nominate yourself or someone else...

mai 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 Happy International Museum Day! Celebrating the power of museums In this special edition, please find: - A Message from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - International Museum Day 2022 - May is Museum Month - In the Media - OMA 50th Anniversary A Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Her Honour The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell has...

mai 02, 2022

May 2, 2022 Livestream: National Culture Summit The Future of the Arts, Culture and Heritage in Canada The OMA will be joining a number of our provincial and territorial museum association (PTMA) colleagues, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), other organizations and representatives of the culture sector at the National Culture Summit being held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa May 2-4...

avr 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Welcome to May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées 2022! Celebrating the power of museums In this Special edition, please find : A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Municipal Proclamations of May is Museum Month Events and Programs in Ontario museums this May A May is Museum Month Social Media Kit International Museum Day...

avr 28, 2022

April 28, 2022 Ontario Releases 2022 Budget " Ontario’s Plan to Build " Today, the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario's Minister of Finance, released the 2022 Budget. Ontario’s Plan to Build has five pillars: Rebuilding Ontario’s Economy Working for Workers Building Highways and Key Infrastructure Keeping Costs Down A Plan to Stay Open Read the News Release HERE. Read the Full Budget HERE...