Museum News

mar 10, 2020

COVID-19 and Ontario Museums Please see below for collected information and resources regarding the novel coronavirus and its impacts for Ontario museums. These resources are not to be taken as legal advice or a definitive answer for any particular museum, but rather as a guide for preparedness for the field. We encourage members to consult relevant policies & legislation. If COVID-19 is...

mar 05, 2020

At the OMA | Sector News | Other PD Opportunities Deadlines | In the Media | International Women's Day | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Indigenous Collections Symposium 2020: Mashkawatgong-mamawewiziwin – strengthening our bonds, sharing our practices We're Expanding Access to the Symposium Attend LIVE Online! In-person registration is now full, but you can still participate in...

fév 27, 2020

OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board This issue of ONmuseums brought to you by: Carr McLean OMA Members save 10% on Carr McLean Web Orders over $100. Learn more HERE OMA Advocacy Resources To assist museums in communicating their impact, the OMA has developed several Advocacy flyers filled with facts and figures for different audiences. If you have any questions, please reach out to...

fév 20, 2020

OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Heritage Week News Upcoming Deadlines OMA Professional Development Indigenous Collections Symposium 2020: Mashkawatgong-mamawewiziwin – strengthening our bonds, sharing our practices March 25-26, 2020, Canadian Museum of History Register Here! Check out the updated program HERE Speakers Include: Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Government of Nunavut...

fév 13, 2020

In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Support for Ontario Museums in 2020 Budget The Ontario Museum Association has recommended two areas for funding to the Ministry of Finance and the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs in advance of Ontario’s 2020 budget. The two recommended areas for funding are: Create Jobs for Young...

fév 06, 2020

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News | Have You Heard? | Other PD Opportunities Deadlines | In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA CMS Course: Collections Management Registration opens February 10, 2020 The Ontario Museum Association is pleased to announce Janet Reid as our new CMS Course Director for Collections Management. As the Curator for the...

Jan 30, 2020

View this email in your browser At the OMA In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA OMA Conference 2020 Registration Open! The Ontario Museum Association is thrilled to announce that the 2020 Annual Conference will taking place October 28th-30th in Huntsville, Ontario . We are looking forward to gathering Museum, Gallery, Archive and Heritage Professionals, and...

Jan 23, 2020

View this email in your browser OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board This issue of ONmuseums brought to you by: Carr McLean OMA Members save 10% on Carr McLean Web Orders over $100. Learn more HERE Rural Economic Development (RED) Program Funding for Museums February 24th, 2020 Deadline The province will cover up to 50% of the costs for eligible projects that help remove barriers to...

Jan 16, 2020

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Upcoming Deadlines OMA Professional Development Indigenous Collections Symposium Working Group Back row L-R: Sylvia Morin, Jennifer David, Clayton King, Del Jacko, Talena Atfield, Linda Grussani. Front row L-R: Michele Gervais, Lynn Whiteduck, SM Leduc, Naomi Recollet, Melissa Phillips, Petal Furness, Heather...

Jan 09, 2020

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know Provincial News Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Free Museum Admission for Children The OMA Council recently discussed the anticipated announcement from the Provincial government about free admission for children to Museums. The Museum community is clearly supportive of such an initiative, that would allow access to...