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Jun 10, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Members in the News | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Open Letter A Call to Invest Fully in Ontario Museums Museums Must be Heard! Call to Action The OMA is asking members to share the Open Letter with their MPPs, their community members, and media: Tip: Share the letter with your board members and volunteers for them to also...

Jun 03, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events Content warning: The following section references Canada’s residential school systems. Jump to Sector News At the OMA we share the grief and outrage that so many have expressed during this past week after the unmarked graves of 215 children were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. That...

May 27, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board Need to Know Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen Safely Reopening Museums In Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen , published last week, museums were mentioned in each of the three steps: Step 1 will permit the resumption of more outdoor activities with smaller, well-managed crowds where risk of transmission is minimized and will permit...

May 21, 2021

Friday, May 21 Update In this eNews: Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen Community Building Fund-- Operating Stream Deadline June 1 Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen A three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province Yesterday, the Ontario government released the Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously...

May 18, 2021

International Museum Day 2021 The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine A message from the OMA on International Museum Day International Museum Day has been celebrated on May 18th by the International Council of Museums since 1977, and this year again provides an opportunity to recognise the value that our institutions provide in creating better communities and a better province for us all...

May 13, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Initiatives Provincial News | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know 20 representatives from Ontario's Regional Museum Networks gathered virtually on April 15. Regional Museum Networks Meeting Representatives from 20 of Ontario's Regional Museum Networks (RMNs) gathered virtually on April 15th with OMA staff and President Paul Robertson to share about their...

Apr 08, 2021

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know May is Museum Month Mai, mois des musées Social Media Kit May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées is a program of the Ontario Museum Association and celebrated by Ontario’s 700+ museums, galleries, and heritage sites. May is Museum Month coincides with International Museum Day (#IMD2021) on...

Mar 19, 2021

Explore Ontario's Museums Special Feature May 28th Ontario edition of The Globe and Mail & online The OMA and The Globe and Mail are working together to provide Ontario's museums with an opportunity to showcase the experiences they will be offering during 2021's unique summer tourism season. This special feature of museums will highlight both in-person and virtual experiences in Ontario...

Feb 11, 2021

Jump to: Community Museum Operating Grant (CMOG) 2019 Reporting Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News In The Media | Upcoming OMA Dates This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by Carr McLean Need to Know OMA Recommendations to Ontario's Budget 2021 Three recommendations to provide immediate support to Ontario's museums and empower them for long-term recovery Echoing...

Jan 14, 2021

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Additional Information on Public Health Measures The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a second provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of...