Museum News

oct 21, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Digital Transformation How can the OMA support your museum’s digital initiatives? The OMA is interested in hearing about museum's needs to develop and implement strategic digital initiatives in their institutions. A four-question Survey will inform the OMA work and projects to support Ontario museums as they consider a...

oct 19, 2021

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 In this eNews you will find: Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations New Deadline ONCA Proclaimed and Ontario Business Registry Deadline Extended Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations New Deadline: November 29, 2021 The deadline for the Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations under the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) has now been extended until November 29! This...

oct 15, 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 In this eNews you will find: Verify Ontario App for businesses and organizations Reminder! October 20 deadline for Reopening Fund for Heritage Organizations October 19 Webinar with Canadian Heritage about MAP funding Verify Ontario App Available for Individuals and Organizations Enhanced Vaccine Certificate From the Office of the Premier: The Ontario government is making...

oct 15, 2021

Have you missed connecting with colleagues, friends, and community? While we’re not yet ready to host a gathering in person, we are very pleased to invite you to join us virtually for the OMA Annual Conference 2021: Recovery, Reopening, Reimagination Thursday, November 25, 2021. This gathering is to help you connect, reconnect, and engage with the Ontario museum community and we have a jam-packed...

oct 14, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Webinar with Canadian Heritage The Museums Assistance Program: An Overview and Q&A Free Webinar Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:00am ET Speakers: John Bell, Sarah Hill, and Bruce Borysiuk of Canadian Heritage Join Department of Canadian Heritage staff for an overview of what you need to know...

oct 12, 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Ontario Cautiously Lifting Capacity Limits in Select Settings From the Ministry of Health: "With public health and health care indicators remaining stable or improving, the government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is cautiously lifting capacity limits in select indoor and outdoor settings where proof of vaccination is required, as well as...

oct 07, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | External Opportunities | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know Proof of Vaccination Clarification The OMA has received a response from the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries to several member questions regarding vaccine certification requirements under O. Reg. 364/20 (Rules for Areas at Step 3 and at the Roadmap...

oct 04, 2021

Monday, October 4, 2021 In this eNews you will find: Proof of Vaccination Clarification Stakeholder Technical Briefing with Minister MacLeod Digital Access to Heritage Reminder of the OMA's 2021 Annual General Meeting Proof of Vaccination Clarification Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries The OMA has received a response from MHSTCI to several member questions regarding...

oct 01, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021 New MAP Component: Digital Access to Heritage First Deadline: November 1, 2021 The Department of Canadian Heritage is now accepting applications for the Museums Assistance Program’s new component – Digital Access to Heritage . The aim of the Digital Access to Heritage component of the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) is to foster improved access to heritage collections...

sep 30, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation | Indigenous Voices Ontario Virtual Events | OMA Resources National Day for Truth and Reconciliation National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 Today marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation . Also Orange Shirt Day , September 30 was federally designated a statutory holiday in June 2021 as per the Truth and Reconciliation...