Professional Development

  • Roundtable discussion at the travelling exhibit forum in 2014
    Roundtable discussion at the Travelling Exhibit Forum in 2014
  • Class examines the exterior of an historic building at Sharon Temple National Historic Site
    Examining the exterior of an historic building at Sharon Temple National Historic Site
  • Two class participants hold a bugle and look into the bell with a flashlight.
    Participants at the Artifacts course at the Brant Museum & Archives in 2016

OMA Proffesional Development

The Ontario Museum Association provides professional development opportunities at various levels from basic to advanced, in response to the current learning needs of the museum community.

Certificate in Museum Studies
The Ontario Museum Association Certificate in Museum Studies (CMS) is one of the only museum studies training programs offered on a part-time basis for museum workers, both paid and volunteer. The Certificate is often listed as a desirable qualification on museum job postings. Check the calendar for upcoming courses and registration dates.

Other Professional Development Opportunities
The OMA provides a wide range of professional development opportunities including workshops, webinars, and symposia. Check the calendar for upcoming events.