Museum News

Sep 21, 2020

Monday, September 21 Update In this eNews: Department of Canadian Heritage 2019 Survey Report #OMAConf2020 Early Bird Deadline is Wednesday ! Webinar Highlight: Agile: Training to Help You Manage and Implement New Projects , with Surface Impression and Cheryl Blackman "Ask Me Anything" with Irene Chalmers , September 22 Business / Arts and Nanos Research Webinar Official Release of the Goverment...

Sep 17, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Apply now: CMA Bursary Program Deadline: October 1, 2020 Are you planning to attend the Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference ? Apply for a CMA Bursary to cover the cost of your digital registration . The deadline is October 1st, 2020 but don’t wait as applications will be considered in-order of submission...

Sep 15, 2020

In this eNews: #OMAConf2020 Schedule Announced September 23: OMA Conference Early Bird Deadline Other Upcoming PD: "Ask Me Anything" with Irene Chalmers Conference Schedule Announced! The OMA Council and Secretariat are proud to release the schedule for the Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020--being offered fully online for the first time! See the Schedule HERE Here are a few...

Sep 10, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA 2nd COVID-19 Impact Survey Key Findings Coming Soon The OMA's 2nd COVID-19 Impact Survey collected data from 150 respondents between August 13 and September 4, 2020. We thank all for contributing to the Survey and for sharing their experiences. Here are a few preliminary findings: Respondents...

Sep 03, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events Need to Know Emergency Funding Available: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations – Museums Assistance Program One week left! Applications due Friday, September 11, 2020 For museums with annual expenses between $2,000 and $3,000,000. Read more HERE. Young Canada Works Graduate...

Sep 01, 2020

Tuesday, September 1 Update In this eNews: Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - APPLY NOW OMA COVID-19 Survey - DEADLINE FRIDAY Minister Guilbeault in Arts Sector Townhall - September 1 Museums Assistance Program (MAP) Deadline Approaching! APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 From recent communications with MAP, the OMA wants members to be aware: Museums DO NOT have to be open currently No project is...

Aug 27, 2020

OMA Conference Update | Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board OMA Conference Update Register now to attend the OMA's first virtual conference! Early Bird Rate Only Available Until September 23! Save $75 on the Member rate for the Full Conference Price! This year the Ontario Museum Association Conference is going virtual! With this new format comes new possibilities; the...

Aug 20, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Museums in the News Upcoming PD Opportunities More Upcoming PD Opportunities New Resources More Resources Need to Know OMA 2020 Annual Conference: Save the Dates! This year the Ontario Museum Association Conference is going virtual! With this new format comes new possibilities; the OMA is planning on taking advantage of all a virtual conference can offer...

Aug 18, 2020

Tuesday, August 18 Update 5 Items for Your Attention! Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) - EXTENSION Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - APPLY NOW Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Response Initiative - LAUNCHED Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Funding - APPLY NOW OMA COVID-19 Survey - SUBMIT TODAY Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) - Period 5 APPLICATIONS OPEN: AUGUST 17th, 2020 A reminder that...

Aug 13, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know COVID-19 and Ontario Museums: 2nd Survey Ontario Museum Association 2nd Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 for Ontario Museums We know that COVID-19 has created a challenging and unprecedented environment for Ontario's museum operations. Since the pandemic began, the OMA has been working to...