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Aug 01, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA 'Confessions of a Museum Professional' at OMA Conference 2019 Call for Submissions “Confessions of a Museum Professional” invites colleagues from around the world to mail in postcards and share anonymous stories and observations about studying and working in the cultural...

Jul 31, 2019

At Conference: Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport on the Heritage and Museums Funding Program Review The Ministry will have a plenary session at the Conference to provide an update on the program review. The message announcing the launch of the Community Museums Operating Grant for 2019-2020 included the following statement: "The Ministry is reviewing its funding programs to better serve...

Jul 25, 2019

View this email in your browser Resources for OMA Members | Upcoming OMA Events External Resources & Events | OMA Job Board Resources for OMA Members OMA Conference Video Recordings Each year, OMA Conferences address topics relevant to museum practice; access previous Conference recordings HERE . Below are come examples of how OMA Conference speakers have explored innovation and change in the...

Jul 19, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development 2019 Certificate in Museum Studies Bursary Call for Applications Application Deadline: Friday, August 23, 2019 Each year the Ontario Museum Association awards a bursary to cover the tuition fee for one course in the Certificate in Museum Studies program. The OMA invites applications...

Jul 11, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA at the AMO Conference August 18 & 19, 2019 The OMA will be representing Ontario museums at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference Trade Show in Ottawa, August 18 and 19. The AMO Conference Tradeshow provides the...

Jul 09, 2019

Save Over $100 with the Early Bird Rate to the OMA Annual Conference! Register Now! Rick Hill: Keynote Speaker at the OMA Annual Conference 2019! Rick Hill will speak about a different type of Network - a connection to ancestral knowledge- in which the wisdom of the past can be understood through ongoing cultural practice, Museum collections, oral tradition and academic scholarship. Mr. Hill...

Jul 04, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Ideation: A Session to Generate Content Ideas from an Ad-hoc Network Concurrent Session at the upcoming OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! Speakers (from left to right): Austin Strutt , Exhibitions Coordinator at Dundas Museum & Archives, and Amy Hetherington...

Jun 27, 2019

View this email in your browser Resources for OMA Members | Opportunities for OMA Members Funding Updates External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board | U pcoming OMA Events Character Sketches, Body Image Awareness Exhibition/Education programming Concurrent Session at the OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! Speakers (from left to right): Stephanie Porter , Head of Education at...

Jun 20, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development The OMA Council and guests at a recent Council meeting at Whitehern Historic House and Garden National Historic Site OMA Council Nominations Now Open Deadline: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 The duties and responsibilities of Council members are legal, ethical, procedural and guided by Towards...

Jun 14, 2019

Save $200: Head Start Rate for the OMA Conference Ends June 15! Register Now! New Scholarships! for Ontario Museum Professionals to attend the Association of African American Museums Conference 2019 Deadline to apply: June 28, 2019 The National Museum of African American History and Culture , in partnership with the Ontario Museum Association are offering up to 5 scholarships for Ontario Museum...