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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...

Nov 13, 2018

View this email in your browser Canadian Conservation Institute Workshop – Exhibition Lighting Presented in Partnership with the Ontario Association of Art Galleries Art Gallery of Hamilton February 6-7, 2019 Workshop Description Exhibition lighting has undergone major transformations in the past decade. Museums must now adapt to a revolution in lighting technology driven by pressures to reduce...

Sep 11, 2018

View this email in your browser One week left to save Deadline: September 17, 2018 Only Until Monday, September 17, 5 pm! The OMA is offering a Labour Day Rate on conference registration. Members save $70 on full conference registration. This is the last chance to register for Conference under a reduced rate - don't miss it! How to register: Register online Call the OMA at 1 866 662 8672 Email...

Sep 04, 2018

View this email in your browser Labour Day Rate Two Weeks Only! Register today and save! Summer vacations are coming to an end but we have some good news. The OMA is offering a Special Labour Day Rate on conference registration for the first two weeks of September! This is the last chance to save on registration, don't miss it! Deadline: Monday, September 17 . Members Full Conference: $549 ( $70...

Jun 29, 2018

View this email in your browser MPP Sylvia Jones Appointed New Minister of Tourism, Culture, & Sport On June 29, Premier Doug Ford was sworn into office and announced his Cabinet. The previous administration had 28 Ministers overseeing 30 areas The new Cabinet has 21 ministers MPP Sylvia Jones (Dufferin-Caledon) was appointed Minister for Tourism, Culture, and Sport For all Cabinet...

Jun 19, 2018

View this email in your browser First Look at the Conference Program The preliminary program for the OMA Annual Conference 2018 is now available! Read about the conference themes, location, confirmed sessions, and other exciting activities. A more detailed version of the program, including the schedule, will be released in July. To download the Program, click HERE . Extended - Last Year's Early...