ONmuseums: Engage More Visitors in May

Apr 25, 2019
OMA Resources
May is Museum Month!
May is Museum Month is a program of the Ontario Museum Association and celebrated by Ontario’s 700+ museums, galleries, and heritage sites. 
May is Museum Month is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of museums to their communities and to kick-off the summer tourism season!
Participate in May is Museum Month to:
  • Promote your museum to a wide audience
  • Promote museums in your area as vital tourism assets
  • Celebrate the kick-off of the summer tourism season!
How to Get Involved:

Share your events: 
Post May events including seasonal openings and special offers in your museum's Discover Ontario Museums Listing. (Here's how: User's Guide)

The OMA draws from these event listings for inclusion in press releases, social media, and more! 

Get Social: 
Download the Social Media Kit for sample posts, facts, and tips on engaging your online audience. Don't forget to tag the OMA @MuseumsOntario 

Download the May is Museum Month Wordmark HERE
Invite MPPs, Public Officials, and Community Leaders

It's not too late to invite your MPP, public officials and community leaders to your events or just for a special visit. Don't forget to invite local media, share your pictures, and post them at your website! Download a template Invitation
Upcoming OMA Events
Nominate an Excellent Project
Awards of Excellence Nomination Deadline: May 17

Don’t use that grant report as a doorstop, repurpose it into an Award of Excellence nomination!  What did you do and what made it excellent? It’s all there!
Re-use, Recycle and get Recognized – Nomination Deadline is May 17th.

Read more HERE


Read the full ONmuseums HERE