Museum News

Jun 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 Ontario Premier's New Cabinet Premier Doug Ford unveils new 30-person cabinet Ontario Premier Doug Ford has unveiled his new Executive Committee for the 43rd Parliament of Ontario. Read the complete news release HERE . Neil Lumsden new Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport First-time elected MPP, Neil Lumsden, will serve as Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. He was elected to...

Jun 23, 2022

Need to Know | Supporting Digital Transformation | At the OMA #OMACONF2022 | External Resources In the Media | OMA Job Board Need to Know Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital grant Deadline August 3, 2022 Capital grants provide funding over one year (min. $10,000 to max. $150,000) to help organizations respond to the capital needs of Ontario’s communities by improving the infrastructure Ontarians...

Jun 20, 2022

June 20, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Conference Proposal Coaching Session Presented by: The Ontario Museum Association and The Group of Ontario Emerging Museum Professionals Free - Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 22, 2022 7:30pm - 8:30pm ET Speakers: Heather Montgomery (OMA Conference Program Committee), Madeline Smolarz (past-chair, GOEMP Committee) Are you thinking about submitting a session proposal for...

Jun 16, 2022

Need to Know National Indigenous Peoples Day | OMA Professional Development #OMACONF2022 | Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Know Your Target Audiences with Environics Analytics OMA Member Exclusive Free webinar - held on Zoom Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00am - 11:30 AM ET Join Nader Shureih , Vice President, Business Development for the Public Sector at Environics...

Jun 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Registration Open Register now and save! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! Registration is now open! Each year, the OMA Annual Conference brings together museum professionals, volunteers, and students from Ontario's 700+ museums, art galleries,...

Jun 10, 2022

Remembering Paul Robertson The OMA is saddened to share with our community the news of the recent passing of OMA Past President Paul Robertson. We extend our sincere condolences to his husband Edgar, and to his family, friends, and colleagues. Paul made contributions to the Ontario museum community for more than 30 years , working in museums and heritage since the 80s at the Official Residences...

Jun 09, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News In the Media | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know CMOG 2022 The OMA again requested reassurance and confirmation, that at this late date, 3 weeks prior to the deadline, the Ministry confirm that the 2022 CMOG application process will be similarly streamlined as in recent years -- given the continuing pressures on museums to reopen...

Jun 07, 2022

June 7, 2022 Register Today! Workshops: Virtual School Programming As part of the Small Bytes initiative , the OMA is offering a free 3-part series on virtual school programs: Webinar recording: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums June 8 workshop: Asynchronous school programs June 15 workshop: Synchronous school programs Register today! Ask any questions at pd@...

Jun 03, 2022

June 3, 2022 Ontario Election 2022 Results Ontario Progressive Conservative Party to form a majority government The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario have won a second consecutive majority government, with PC candidates having been elected in 83 ridings. The Honourable Doug Ford will remain Ontario's Premier. The New Democratic Party of Ontario will form the Official Opposition once again...

Jun 02, 2022

At the OMA | Ontario Storm Coverage | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice...