Museum News

Aug 16, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for professional development from the Ontario Museum Association. OMA Annual Conference | C ertificate in Museum Studies | Other PD Opportunities OMA Annual Conference Can Museums Be Brave? Discussing Museums and Trauma Museums as memory institutions are called upon to memorialize and interpret dark heritage, or sensitive and tragic events, and...

Aug 09, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for museum advocacy from the Ontario Museum Association. In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA Executive Director Marie Lalonde (left) met the Honourable Minister Pablo Rodriguez (centre) as part of his first official function in his new Ministerial role at...

Aug 02, 2018

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 Collaborate for a Conference Session with GOEMP! Inspired by “ PostSecret , ” an ongoing community mail art project that began in 2005, the GOEMP Committee invite you, colleagues across Ontario who possess a wide range of experience and...

Jul 26, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for museum resources from the Ontario Museum Association. I ndigenous Collections Symposium | Upcoming Learning Events | Engaging Your Community Toolkit | I nclusion 2025 Resources Indigenous Collections Symposium It's time to catch up on your summer reading! Take a moment to review resources on the OMA website and read the Indigenous...

Jul 19, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for professional development from the Ontario Museum Association. Study Tours | Conference Connections Certificate in Museum Studies | Other PD Opportunities Study Tours Home Improvements Restoring and Interpreting Historic Sites: a Canadian Perspective Todmorden Mills Discuss the pros and cons of a single interpretative period, lessons learnt...

Jul 12, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for museum advocacy from the Ontario Museum Association. In this Issue: Provincial News | OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province Opportunities for Advocacy | Funding | Upcoming OMA Dates Provincial News Speech from the Throne: July 12 at 1:55pm Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will deliver the Speech from the Throne...

Jul 05, 2018

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News | In the Media | What's On Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Twitter Takeover: Today, July 5, 10am Had a question for the Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) during the Inclusive Museum Leadership Symposium? Now is your chance to ask it! On July 5th @TheRMG will takeover our Twitter account for a Q&A. Send your questions in advance...

Jun 29, 2018

View this email in your browser MPP Sylvia Jones Appointed New Minister of Tourism, Culture, & Sport On June 29, Premier Doug Ford was sworn into office and announced his Cabinet. The previous administration had 28 Ministers overseeing 30 areas The new Cabinet has 21 ministers MPP Sylvia Jones (Dufferin-Caledon) was appointed Minister for Tourism, Culture, and Sport For all Cabinet...

Jun 28, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News Upcoming OMA Dates July 4: Registration opens for CMS: Collections Management (read more HERE ) July 5, 10am: The RMG takes over the OMA Twitter ( follow us HERE ) July 31: Deadline for Council Nominations (download the nomination form HERE ) August 13-17: CMS Summer Institute: Planning & Designing...

Jun 21, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News OMA Website: Up and Running Thank you for your patience as we worked through issues with our website. Feel free to login, register for conference or courses, and do other online functions as usual. Please call the OMA if you notice any unusual behaviour or activity on the site. Upcoming OMA Dates August 13...