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Feb 04, 2016

2016 Pre-Budget Consultations The Ontario government is consulting Ontarians about their priorities for the upcoming provincial budget. As part of this consultation, the Ontario Museum Association submitted a brief to both Finance Minister Charles Sousa ( this brief here ) and to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The OMA brief builds on the sector research and consultation...

Jan 19, 2016

IT’S YOUR TURN NOW. Working together we've come up with a plan. Does it work for your career, your museum, and your community? Let us know. We’ve done our work. We’ve come up with a plan. Now we need you to tell us if it works for you. Take the one hour involved to participate in an online discussion and let us know. These free sessions will help set priorities for actions to be undertaken in the...

Dec 18, 2015

View this email in your browser Happy Holidays! As the New Year approaches and our thoughts turn to future hopes (and resolutions), now is also the time for us to work together towards a bright and successful future for Ontario’s museums. On November 24 th , the Looking Ahead Task Force, supported by the OMA, released its proposed strategic version and action plan for the sector - Ontario’s...

Dec 02, 2015

Support Museums! OMA participates in Ontario Culture Strategy People, passion and ideas...and museums – it’s what culture is all about. The OMA encourages members to support the museum sector by voting for our submission to the Culture Strategy consultation. It positions museums for future opportunities, guided by Ontario Museums 2025: Looking Ahead. Read the complete OMA submission [PDF] to the...

Nov 24, 2015

Release of Ontario’s Museums 2025: Looking Ahead - Towards a Strategic Vision and Action Plan November 24, 2015 - The Looking Ahead Task Force and the Ontario Museum Association are pleased to announce the release of Ontario’s Museums 2025: Looking Ahead . For over a year, the Looking Ahead Task Force, supported by the governing Council of the OMA, has consulted and engaged broadly with our...

Nov 10, 2015

Semaine du 10 novembre au 16 novembre 2015 L’Ontario investit 356 000 $ dans la création du premier musée virtuel de l’Ontario français afin de célébrer le patrimoine francophone de la province et d’assurer un legs important pour les générations à venir. Le musée virtuel #mON400 met à l’avant-plan l’histoire et les artefacts de plus de 35 musées et organismes patrimoniaux de partout en Ontario...

Nov 06, 2015

Media Release For immediate release Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Announces 2015 Awards of Excellence Recipients WINDSOR, ONTARIO – Friday, November 6, 2015 – On Thursday, November 5, 2015, the OMA presented the 2015 Awards of Excellence at the Caesar’s Windsor Hotel during the OMA Annual Conference. This year’s conference Redefining Borders brings together over 250 museum professionals and...

Nov 06, 2015

By: Rob Shervill Modern technology is giving us a new look into Ontario's past. As part of the Ontario Museum Association's annual conference which is underway in Windsor, a new website has been launched. Called the Virtual Museum of Franco-Ontarian Heritage, it celebrates francophone contributions over the past 400 years. Association Director Marie Lalonde says it highlights the French influence...

Nov 06, 2015

Émission : Matins sans frontières avec Charles Lévesque Le musée virtuel du patrimoine franco-ontarien est lancé. L'annonce a été faite hier par la sous-ministre intérimaire déléguée aux affaires francophones, Kelly Burke, lors du 44e congrès annuel de l'Association des musées de l'Ontario. Un projet bilingue rendu possible grâce à la contribution du public et la collaboration de plus de 35...

Nov 06, 2015

Le gouvernement de l’Ontario a annoncé jeudi qu’il injectait 356000$ dans le projet du nouveau Musée virtuel du patrimoine franco­ontarien . Grâce à cette plateforme Web disponible depuis tout récemment, il est possible, d’un simple clic de souris, d’accéder à tout le patrimoine de l’Ontario français au même endroit. Ce sont 35 musées et organismes patrimoniaux de la province, parmi lesquels on...