Museum News

Aug 20, 2019

Deadline Extended! Early Bird Rate Register before September 6, 2019 The OMA is extending the deadline for early bird registration for the 2019 Annual Conference to September 6! Download the Registration Form HERE Register online HERE Register Now Explore Common Themes at OMA Conference Remembering Tragedy Speakers discuss the challenges faced and insights gained by engaging with tragedy in...

Aug 15, 2019

OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Early Bird Rate Conference Registration Deadline is Today, August 15! Register HERE OMA Professional Development: Spotlight on EMPs Confessions of a Museum Professional II Concurrent Session at the OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! Returning for a second year, this GOEMP project invites colleagues to mail in postcards that share...

Aug 09, 2019

Save Over $100 with the Early Bird Rate to the OMA Annual Conference! Register Now! Museum Detox: Thanh Sinden Keynote at the OMA Annual Conference 2019! The Museum Detox Network is a collective of BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) museum workers founded in 2016 to effect a systemic challenge to the lack of diversity and audience representation in the museum sector. In 2019, Museum Detox...

Aug 08, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Data: Essential for an Informed Heritage and Museum Funding Programs Review The OMA, in consultation with the cultural sector, produced a sector roadmap Ontario’s Museums 2025: Strategic Vision & Action Plan , which identifies research, outcome-...

Aug 01, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA 'Confessions of a Museum Professional' at OMA Conference 2019 Call for Submissions “Confessions of a Museum Professional” invites colleagues from around the world to mail in postcards and share anonymous stories and observations about studying and working in the cultural...

Jul 31, 2019

At Conference: Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport on the Heritage and Museums Funding Program Review The Ministry will have a plenary session at the Conference to provide an update on the program review. The message announcing the launch of the Community Museums Operating Grant for 2019-2020 included the following statement: "The Ministry is reviewing its funding programs to better serve...

Jul 25, 2019

View this email in your browser Resources for OMA Members | Upcoming OMA Events External Resources & Events | OMA Job Board Resources for OMA Members OMA Conference Video Recordings Each year, OMA Conferences address topics relevant to museum practice; access previous Conference recordings HERE . Below are come examples of how OMA Conference speakers have explored innovation and change in the...

Jul 19, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development 2019 Certificate in Museum Studies Bursary Call for Applications Application Deadline: Friday, August 23, 2019 Each year the Ontario Museum Association awards a bursary to cover the tuition fee for one course in the Certificate in Museum Studies program. The OMA invites applications...

Jul 11, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA at the AMO Conference August 18 & 19, 2019 The OMA will be representing Ontario museums at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference Trade Show in Ottawa, August 18 and 19. The AMO Conference Tradeshow provides the...

Jul 09, 2019

Save Over $100 with the Early Bird Rate to the OMA Annual Conference! Register Now! Rick Hill: Keynote Speaker at the OMA Annual Conference 2019! Rick Hill will speak about a different type of Network - a connection to ancestral knowledge- in which the wisdom of the past can be understood through ongoing cultural practice, Museum collections, oral tradition and academic scholarship. Mr. Hill...