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Dec 08, 2022

December 8, 2022 OMA Submission on Bill 23 " More Homes Built Faster Act", 2022 The OMA calls on the Ministry of Citizenship and Multiculturalism and the government for legislation that ensures Ontario’s irreplaceable heritage is protected. The OMA calls to maintain all possible protections for heritage assets, including through the Ontario Heritage Act, and calls for support of heritage...

Nov 29, 2022

November 29, 2022 Giving Tuesday Your day to celebrate the Ontario Museum community On November 29, 2022, the Ontario Museum Association is taking time to celebrate the Ontario museum community. Please join us in celebrating by making a gift today! You can contribute to the Ontario museum community and support of the Ontario Museum Association by making a donation to: - OMA's 50th Anniversary...

Nov 14, 2022

November 14, 2022 Ontario releases 2022 Fall Economic Statement Ministry of Finance TORONTO — Today, Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy released the 2022 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review – Ontario’s Plan to Build: A Progress Update . It includes the government’s first-ever progress report on its plan to build Ontario, as well as new targeted measures that advance its plan to build...

Nov 02, 2022

Nov 2, 2022 Last Chance! In-person conference registration closes today at 12 noon! We are so excited to welcome so many of our attendees to Hamilton on Monday November 7! Today is the final day to register to attend the OMA Annual Conference 2022 in-person! In-person registration for the OMA Annual Conference will close today (Nov. 2) at 12noon ET. Register for Conference There's still time to...

Oct 18, 2022

October 18, 2022 MAP application deadline extended - November 15, 2022 OMA's Online Annual General Meeting - October 28, 2022 Deadline extended to November 15 - Museums Assistance Program (MAP) Canadian Heritage funding opportunities The MAP supports heritage institutions and workers in the preservation and presentation of heritage collections. It also promotes professional knowledge, skills and...

Oct 03, 2022

October 3, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Conference Connections Mentorship Program Register by October 10, 2022 Join us in Hamilton on November 7 Conference Connections is a successful mentorship program co-coordinated by the Group of Ontario Emerging Museum Professionals Committee (GOEMP) and the Ontario Museum Association (OMA). It is designed to introduce Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs) to more...

Sep 29, 2022

September 29, 2022 NOTICE: OMA Online Annual General Meeting Friday, October 28, 2022 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. Online via ZOOM The Ontario Museum Association will hold its 2022 Annual General Meeting virtually on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. Members can participate by registering HERE. Please find the following AGM documents linked below: AGM Agenda 2021 AGM Minutes Audited...

Sep 20, 2022

September 20, 2022 OMA Conference early bird deadline tomorrow Wednesday, September 21 Register now and save! The OMA is thrilled to share the following announcements and upcoming deadlines: OMA Annual Conference early bird deadline - Sept. 21 Post-Conference Study Tours - Nov. 8 OMA Council 2022-23 Call for Nominations - Sept. 26 Early Bird Deadline Tomorrow! You asked, we listened ! The OMA and...

Sep 13, 2022

September 13, 2022 OMA Conference 2022: Early Bird Deadline Extended to Sept. 21 Register now and save! Early-bird rates extended until Wednesday September 21, 2022 You asked, we listened ! The OMA and the Conference Program Committee are glad to extend the early bird deadline and allow our Members and colleagues an opportunity to save on registration. We look forward to gathering with you at OMA...

Jul 18, 2022

July 18, 2022 Recovery Fund for Heritage Organizations Submit Now! Deadline: August 2, 2022 Applicants are encouraged to apply early as funds are limited With your documents ready, the application should take about 30 minutes Funds expected to flow in late summer, early Fall On June 27, 2022, the Department of Canadian Heritage was pleased to announce the Canada Arts and Culture Recovery Program...