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Oct 19, 2020

Monday, October 19 Update In this eNews: Museums for Me wants to hear from your fans! Le projet Des musées pour moi veut vous entendre ! Museums for Me Public Engagement Campaign Dear OMA Members, la version française suivante The Ontario Museum Association is part of a consortium of museum associations from across Canada partnered in Museums for Me – a project engaging Canadians on the meaning...

Oct 08, 2020

Thursday, October 8th Update In this eNews: Minister MacLeod Announces $9million for Festivals and Events David Adames: #OMAConf2020 Keynote Highlight Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration - Deadline tomorrow! $9 Million for "Reconnect Festival & Event Program" Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events Government investment will help promote creative and safe programs during COVID-19...

Oct 05, 2020

Monday, October 5th Update In this eNews: Early Bird Rate closes today! Inclusion 2025: Where are We Now? Cheryl Blackman, Shelley Falconer, and Natasha Henry in Conversation Environics Analytics & ADP Canada join #OMAConf2020 Panel on Digital Transformation Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration Annual Conference 2020 #OMAConf2020 Save $75! Early Bird Rate Closes TODAY October 5 REGISTER...

Oct 02, 2020

Friday, October 2nd Update In this eNews: Required COVID-19 Screening of Employees New Federal Programs Replacing CERB MAP Deadlines for 2020 Fraud Alert for Heritage Organizations Early Bird Rate closes October 5th! Requirement to Screen Employees for COVID-19 As of September 25, the Ontario government has amended order O. Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 under the Reopening Ontario (A...

Sep 30, 2020

Wednesday, September 30 Update In this eNews: New Bursaries for #OMAConf2020 Minister MacLeod 9th Tele-Townhall October 2nd Call for Members for the 2021 Nominations Committee Early Bird Rate closes October 5 CMA Bursaries deadline October 1 Webinar Highlight: The View from the Middle: Mid-Career Museum Professionals New Bursaries for #OMAConf2020 Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration The...

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 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 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 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 06, 2020

Thursday, August 6 Update Recovery Funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Resilient Community Fund The Resilient Communities Fund is a one-time fund to support the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario. OTF is investing in projects of eligible non-profit organizations to aid their...