Professional Development News

Jan 19, 2023

Need to Know OMA Professional Development | Upcoming OMA Dates Other PD Opportunities | In the Media OMA's 50th Anniversary Content warning: The following section references Canada’s residential school systems. Jump to Need to Know At the OMA we share the grief and outrage that so many have expressed this week as the Wauzhushk Onigum Nation says more than 170 anomalies have been found during a...

Dec 16, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development | #OMAConf2022 Other PD Opportunities | In the Media OMA's 50th Anniversary Need to Know From OMA team, warm wishes for a joyful and restful holiday season. We look forward to connecting with you in 2023! Office Closure The Ontario Museum Association office will be closed for the holiday season beginning Monday, December 19, 2022. We will reopen on...

Nov 17, 2022

OMAConf2022 I Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities | In the Media OMA's 50th Anniversary OMAConf2022 Join us online Monday November 21! OMA Annual Conference 2022 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! We look forward to gathering with you at OMA...

Nov 08, 2022

November 8, 2022 2022 OMA Awards of Excellence Read about our recipients and their achievements! The OMA Awards of Excellence are designed to recognize outstanding contributions to the Ontario museum community, with emphasis on innovation; advance the museum profession in Ontario and encourage high standards of excellence in the museum field. Read more HERE. Read the media release HERE...

Oct 20, 2022

Need to Know OMA's 50th Anniversary | #OMAConf2022 Other PD Opportunities | Upcoming OMA Dates | In the Media Need to Know NEW! Deadline extended to November 15 at 5pm Museums Assistance Program (MAP) Canadian Heritage funding opportunities Read more about MAP 2022: A Celebration of OMA's 50th Anniversary 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary! Watch a video message HERE! There...

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 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 15, 2022

Need to Know | Sector News OMA Professional Development | #OMAConf2022 Other PD Opportunities | In the Media OMA's 50th Anniversary Need to Know Upcoming Design Charrette: Creating a Vision of Museums in a Digital Future Ontario Museum Association and George Brown College Online Thursday September 29, 2022 9:00am – 3:00pm (working lunch) On behalf of the Ontario Museum Association and George...

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...

Sep 09, 2022

September 9, 2022 OMA Conference 2022: Early Bird Deadline Sept. 12 Register today and save! Register now and save! Early-bird rates are available until Monday September 12, 2022 We look forward to gathering with you at OMA Annual Conference! Monday, November 7, 2022 In-person (Hamilton) – select sessions will be live-streamed Tuesday, November 8, 2022 (Hamilton) Study Tours (more information to...