Museum News

Apr 18, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development Watch the Webinar: Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Capacity with CanadaHelps The world is only going more and more digital and the charitable sector needs to keep up to thrive. It is CanadaHelps ' mission to make this happen and it offers a wealth of free resources to build your...

Apr 11, 2019

Ontario Budget 2019 What Museums Need to Know See the full Budget 2019 HERE Read the Media Release from the Department of Finance HERE Read the government's highlights from the budget HERE April 11, 2019 Infrastructure, transit, healthcare and education, employment programs all featured in the budget as anticipated. Today’s 2019 Ontario budget "“Ontario’s Plan to Protect What Matters Most”...

Apr 11, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming Professional Development | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know CMOG Strategic Planning The OMA shared the following concerns with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport (MTCS) on behalf of members regarding the requirement for strategic plans to be included in...

Apr 04, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA : May is Museum Month, Conference EXPO, Awards of Excellence Nominations, Free Webinar Sector News : Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grants , Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporation Act ( ONCA ), Canadian Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference, International Police Museums Conference, Museum Computer Networks Scholarships In the Media |...

Mar 28, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Resources | U pcoming OMA Learning Events External Resources | O MA Job Board OMA Resources Diversity Census Tool and Inclusion Survey Executive Summary Available The Diversity Census Tool and Inclusion Survey was an anonymous online survey with individual invitations sent to Ontario museum workers and volunteers in 2017-2018. Highlights: LGBTQ+ persons,...

Mar 22, 2019

Federal Budget 2019 What Museums Need to Know See the full Budget 2019 HERE Read the Media Release from the Department of Finance HERE Read a transcript of Minister Morneau's Speech HERE Highlights from the budget: To support more festivals, large-scale and community-based celebrations and commemoration initiatives, Budget 2019 proposes to provide $24 million over two years, starting in 2019–20,...

Mar 21, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development Free Webinar: Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Capacity with Canada Helps April 10, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm The world is only going more and more digital and the charitable sector needs to keep up to thrive. It is CanadaHelps' mission to make this happen and it offers a wealth of free...

Mar 14, 2019

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 CMOG Standards Strategic Plan Requirements The OMA is aware of the March 11 announcement related to the CMOG program requiring submission of a Strategic Plan related to...

Mar 07, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News | In the Media What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Breaking the Glass Case: Using Film and Virtual Reality in a Small Museum Webinar Recording Coming Soon! On Wednesday, March 6, Andrea Wilson from the Craigleith Heritage Depot and Tom Strnad of Mountain Goat Films led a free webinar, Breaking the Glass Case: Using Film and...

Mar 01, 2019

Call for Proposals Deadline Extended to March 13, 2019 OMA Annual Conference, Brantford, October 23-25, 2019 What is a network? How does your network work together to promote the entire museum community? How can museums work better with the rest of the tourism sector, including partnerships with local and regional businesses? Read the Full Call for Proposals, including more questions to consider...