Museum News

Nov 26, 2020

Need to Know OMA Resources | Funding Opportunities External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know Property and Energy Tax Rebates for Museums Businesses that were required to shut down or significantly restrict services due to provincial public health measures (in areas with modified Stage 2 restrictions or categorized as control or lockdown) can apply for rebates, provided in the form of...

Nov 20, 2020

Ontario Taking Further Action to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 Toronto and Peel move to Lockdown, other regions will also see increased restrictions Based on the latest data, the following public health unit regions will move from their current level in the framework to the following levels effective Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:01 a.m.: Lockdown Peel Public Health; and Toronto Public Health Red...

Nov 19, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Ontario's COVID-19 Response Framework: Requirements for Museums The OMA, in consultation with the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, can provide a document detailing specific requirements for museums under the province's new COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open ...

Nov 12, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Minister MacLeod's Message at #OMAConf2020 On Thursday, November 5, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, addressed delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020. Minister MacLeod stated: "I’ve...

Nov 05, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | Jobs Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic recovery OMA Releases White Paper The Ontario Museum Association (OMA) is pleased to share Exhibiting Resilience: Empowering Ontario’s community museums for strategic...

Nov 05, 2020

Thursday, November 5 Update In this eNews: Ontario's 2020 Budget -highlights for museums Minister MacLeod's address to OMA Annual Conference 2020 Minister MacLeod Tele-townhall November 6 OMA White Paper --"Exhibiting Resilience" Ontario's Action Plan: 2020 Budget Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover 2020 Budget provides more resources to strengthen frontline health care, support...

Oct 30, 2020

The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Presents Long-term Strategy for Resilience & Renewal This afternoon, the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod presented in a live webcast of the Empire Club of Canada, addressing her Ministry's long term strategy for sectoral resilience and renewal. The Minister expressed the 'triple threat' affecting her sectors...

Oct 29, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Annual Conference Museums in the News | Jobs Postings & Events Need to Know Ontario to Release 2020 Provincial Budget on November 5 The Ontario government will release its 2020 Budget on Thursday, November 5, 2020. It will focus on protecting the health and safety of the people during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing much-needed supports to families, workers, and employers...

Oct 29, 2020

Ontario Museum Association Announces Awards of Excellence 2020 Recipients On Thursday, October 29th, 2020, the Ontario Museum Association (OMA) presented the OMA Awards of Excellence 2020 at the OMA’s first virtual Conference. This year, the OMA will showcase the accomplishments of the Award Recipients in a social media campaign starting on October 30, 2020. The OMA helps support Ontario’s...

Oct 27, 2020

Minister MacLeod at OMA Annual Conference 2020 Thursday, November 5 10:10am The Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, will address delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020 at 10:10am on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Hear from Minister MacLeod about MHSTCI's plans for supporting resilience and renewal...