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Jul 09, 2019

Save Over $100 with the Early Bird Rate to the OMA Annual Conference! Register Now! Rick Hill: Keynote Speaker at the OMA Annual Conference 2019! Rick Hill will speak about a different type of Network - a connection to ancestral knowledge- in which the wisdom of the past can be understood through ongoing cultural practice, Museum collections, oral tradition and academic scholarship. Mr. Hill...

Jun 14, 2019

Save $200: Head Start Rate for the OMA Conference Ends June 15! Register Now! New Scholarships! for Ontario Museum Professionals to attend the Association of African American Museums Conference 2019 Deadline to apply: June 28, 2019 The National Museum of African American History and Culture , in partnership with the Ontario Museum Association are offering up to 5 scholarships for Ontario Museum...

May 14, 2019

OMA Awards of Excellence Deadline: Friday, May 17 Recognize and celebrate excellent work in the museum sector! Awards of Excellence inspire people who work and volunteer at museums, impress and demonstrate the value , relevance and importance of museums to the community, funders, and government leaders! Self-nominations for Awards of Excellence are expected and encouraged. The nomination process...

May 01, 2019

View this email in your browser May is Museum Month! Mai, Mois des Musées! Jump to: Social Media Municipal Proclamations Press Coverage How to get Involved About May is Museum Month: Celebrated by Ontario’s 700+ museums, galleries, and heritage sites, May is Museum Month is an opportunity to explore museums, galleries, and heritage sites across Ontario. Promote your museum to a wide audience and...

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”...

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 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...

Dec 28, 2018

View this email in your browser TODS Program Update News Release from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport On December 27, 2018, the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport issued a news release regarding the Tourism-Oriented Directional Signing Program (TODS). "We have worked with Canadian TODS Limited - the third party responsible for the delivery and maintenance of the TODS program - to...

Dec 10, 2018

View this email in your browser Holiday Bonus Prizes! Fill out the Museum Impact Survey by noon on December 20, 2018 CLICK HERE to complete the Museum Impact Survey Thank you to all who have filled out the Museum Impact Survey so far. We've drawn for four grand prizes and would like to congratulate and thank the winners. “Thank you very much for the gift, and a huge thank you to the OMA for all...

Nov 26, 2018

View this email in your browser Take 30. Make a difference! Fill out the Museum Impact Survey by December 7, 2018 CLICK HERE to complete the Museum Impact Survey The OMA has launched the Museum Impact Survey to collect data from the province's museums, galleries, heritage sites and more. Museums must better demonstrate the impact of our sector on key priorities of current governments for more...