Museum News

Apr 16, 2021

Friday, April 16 Update Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Province-wide Stay-at-Home Order Enhanced public health measures and enforcement come into effect Saturday, April 17 at 12:01 a.m. The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is strengthening enforcement of the province's Stay-at-Home order while imposing new travel...

Apr 15, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Certificate in Museum Studies Course Updates Artifacts New online format and date Online: May 31 – August 8, 2021 Registration opens April 21, 2021 Course Director: Cindy Colford, Manitoba Museum Organization & Management of Museums New Date Online: October 4 – December 10, 2021 Registration opens July 26, 2021...

Apr 08, 2021

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know May is Museum Month Mai, mois des musées Social Media Kit May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées is a program of the Ontario Museum Association and celebrated by Ontario’s 700+ museums, galleries, and heritage sites. May is Museum Month coincides with International Museum Day (#IMD2021) on...

Apr 01, 2021

Thursday, April 1 Update Ontario Implements Provincewide "Emergency Brake" All 34 Public Health Unit Regions to Move into Shutdown The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a provincewide emergency brake as a result of an alarming surge in case numbers and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the province. The provincewide...

Apr 01, 2021

View this email in your browser Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events Need to Know Community Building Fund Operating Stream Open for Applications Ontario Trillium Foundation Application Deadline: April 28, 5pm ET The Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund is investing $105 million to support community arts and culture, heritage,...

Mar 25, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Ontario's 2021 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protecting People's Health and Our Economy Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario's Minister of Finance, presented Ontario's 2021 Budget. The 2021 Budget represents a total of $173 billion to be spent in the coming year. Items of interest for museums include:...

Mar 19, 2021

Explore Ontario's Museums Special Feature May 28th Ontario edition of The Globe and Mail & online The OMA and The Globe and Mail are working together to provide Ontario's museums with an opportunity to showcase the experiences they will be offering during 2021's unique summer tourism season. This special feature of museums will highlight both in-person and virtual experiences in Ontario...

Mar 18, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Funding for Ontario Museums Need to Know Funding for Ontario Museums Click the links below for more details on each opportunity Reconnect Festival and Event Program | Deadline: April 20 Community Building Fund | Delivered via two streams: 1. Operating Funding | Deadline: April 28 @ 5pm | Application resources and eligibility...

Mar 12, 2021

Friday, March 12 Update MHSTCI provides sector update In a tele-townhall this afternoon with 800 representatives across the Ministry's portfolio, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod shared some details on funding and additional plans for the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries' sectors. The newly-announced Tourism Economic Recovery Ministerial Task Force is expected to provide a...

Mar 11, 2021

View this email in your browser Need to Know Provincial News | Funding Opportunities OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Minister MacLeod announces $2 million funding for CMOG museums' digital capacity This morning, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries announced $2million to support digital capacity of 166 CMOG...