ONmuseums: April Showers Bring...

Apr 04, 2019
At the OMA: May is Museum Month, Conference EXPO, Awards of Excellence Nominations, Free Webinar

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At the OMA
May is Museum Month!

Celebrate Ontario's museums during the month of May by taking part in the following promotional activities:

  • Request a proclamation that "May is Museum Month" from your Municipality! (Download a request letter template and a draft proclamation)
  • Post your May events in your Discover Ontario Museums listings at www.museumsontario.ca! (Here's how: User's Guide)
  • Twitter and Facebook users: Publish your May is Museum Month and International Museum Day activities and events with hashtags: #IMD2019#MayisMuseumMonth and tag the OMA @museumsontario
  • Invite your MPP, public officials and community leaders to your events. Don't forget to invite local media, share your pictures, and post them at your website!
  • Learn more about International Museum Day (IMD) by visiting the International Council of Museums (ICOM) website here and add your May museum events and activities to the interactive world map!
  • Use the OMA's May is Museum Month 2019 wordmark on your website and publications, and forward to your local media outlets.

Read more (including French version) HERE


Opportunities for Exhibitor Booths & Partnerships
OMA Annual Conference, Brantford, October 23-25, 2019

Download the Opportunities Package or book a booth HERE

Do you have an idea for a unique and custom partnership? Is there a museum supplier or service provider you'd like to see at conference?  Let the OMA know by emailing Michela Comparey, Conference & Communications Coordinator, atconference@museumsontario.ca 
Awards of Excellence Nominations
Deadline: May 17
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a museum in possession of a dynamic team of amazing staff and volunteers, must be in want of an award.” - Not Jane Austen
Make their dreams come true!

Read more and submit nominations HERE
Free Webinar: Supercharge Your Online Fundraising Capacity with CanadaHelps
April 10, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm
Do you have or do you want to have CanadaHelps on your website for donations? 
Learn about online fundraising in the free webinar! 
Register for free HERE

Read the full ONmuseums HERE.