Professional Development News

Jun 20, 2022

June 20, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Conference Proposal Coaching Session Presented by: The Ontario Museum Association and The Group of Ontario Emerging Museum Professionals Free - Zoom meeting Wednesday, June 22, 2022 7:30pm - 8:30pm ET Speakers: Heather Montgomery (OMA Conference Program Committee), Madeline Smolarz (past-chair, GOEMP Committee) Are you thinking about submitting a session proposal for...

Jun 16, 2022

Need to Know National Indigenous Peoples Day | OMA Professional Development #OMACONF2022 | Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Know Your Target Audiences with Environics Analytics OMA Member Exclusive Free webinar - held on Zoom Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00am - 11:30 AM ET Join Nader Shureih , Vice President, Business Development for the Public Sector at Environics...

Jun 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Registration Open Register now and save! 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! Registration is now open! Each year, the OMA Annual Conference brings together museum professionals, volunteers, and students from Ontario's 700+ museums, art galleries,...

Jun 07, 2022

June 7, 2022 Register Today! Workshops: Virtual School Programming As part of the Small Bytes initiative , the OMA is offering a free 3-part series on virtual school programs: Webinar recording: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums June 8 workshop: Asynchronous school programs June 15 workshop: Synchronous school programs Register today! Ask any questions at pd@...

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 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! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence . This theme embodies the changing nature of museums and focuses on what museums are...

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Deadline Extended to May 30th Nominate yourself or someone else for an OMA Award of Excellence Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Good News! OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You now have until Monday, May 30, 2022 to submit your nomination. Nominate yourself or someone else...

May 19, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums Registration Now Open! Free webinar - held on Zoom Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:30pm - 2:45pm School programming is central to how museums deliver on their educational missions. With kids back in the classroom, how does virtual...

Apr 21, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Webinar: The Digital Strategy - Intention through Application Registration Now Open! Free Webinar Thursday, April 29, 2022 1:00 pm ET With the vastly expanding world of technology, museums must be intentional in how they interact in the digital realm. As much as museums would like to do it all, it’s just not practical (...

Mar 17, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Francophone Community Grant: Program Applications Now Open Ministry of Francophone Affairs The application period for the Francophone Community Grant has opened. This program, managed by the Ministry of Francophone Affairs, has two distinct funding streams: The Economic Development Stream, which supports Francophone...

Feb 17, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Host a Student Intern! This issue of ONmuseums is brought to you by: Lucidea Need to Know Ontario Moving to Next Phase of Reopening on February 17 Office of the Premier Read the full News Release HERE . Minister MacLeod's Multi-Sectoral Technical Briefing on February 16, 2022 Read a summary of measures for museums HERE . Read O. Reg...