OMA Annual Conference 2018, Collaborating for Impact: Not Business as Usual

  • OMA Annual Conference 2018, Collaborating for Impact: Not Business as Usual. Toronto, October 24-26. In partnership with the Toronto Museum Network.
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  • Thank you to our partners
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Conference Program

 Partners and ExhibitorsMeet the Speakers

 Inclusion 2025 at ConferenceWatch WebcastStudy Tours

Photo Album #OMAConf2018Awards of Excellence

About the OMA Conference: 

The 2018 OMA Conference theme Collaborating for Impact examined how museums can more effectively and efficiently serve the public through the establishment of dynamic and innovative partnerships with a variety of different actors both within and outside of the sector, including but not limited to: government, other cultural institutions, education, individuals, and non-profits. 

Building on different examples of successful (or failed!) sectoral and non-sectoral models, Collaborating for Impact looked at the connections museums form in their communities and serves to provide a fresh approach to the role of museums in contemporary society. 

The Conference explored the theme of collaboration within three streams: 

Three themes: workforce, collections, audiences


 

Thank you to the Program Committee and Local Arrangements Committee: 

Conference Program Commitee: 

Cheryl Blackman, Director, Museums and Heritage Services, City of Toronto, Committee Chair
Amy Bowring, Director of Collections and Research, Dance Collection Danse
Kendra Campbell 
Liz Driver, Director/Curator, Campbell House Museum
Diane Pellicone, Project Assistant, Royal Ontario Museum, GOEMP Representative
Sascha Priewe, Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Royal Ontario Museum
Wayne Reeves, Chief Curator, Museums and Heritage Services, City of Toronto
Wendy Rowney, Assistant General Manager, Black Creek Pioneer Village
Michael Wallace, Executive Director, Theatre Museum of Canada

 

Local Arrangements Committee

Richard Feltoe, Curator and Corporate Archivist, Redpath Sugar Museum
Jane French, Museum Administrator, Museums and Heritage Services, City of Toronto
Madison Hamilton, Toronto Sites Coordinator, Ontario Heritage Trust
Antonia Krajina, Assistant Curator, Campbell House Museum
Michael Wallace, Executive Director, Theatre Museum of Canada, Committee Chair