ONmuseums: Pre-Budget Recommendations

Jan 31, 2019
At the OMA
Call for Proposals Now Open
OMA Annual Conference, Brantford, October 23-25, 2019
Deadline March 1, 2019

The OMA Annual Conference will be held in Brantford from October 23-25, 2019. 

Building on the 2018 Conference theme of Collaborating for Impact: Not Business as Usual, the 2019 theme of Networks considers how collaborating broadly and in coordination with a network helps museums to realize their full potential.

Read the Full Call for Proposals, including questions to consider HERE.
Submit a Proposal HERE. 
Ontario Budget Submissions
As part of the public consultation process for Ontario’s 2019 provincial budget, the OMA recommends four areas of investment:
  • Digital Access & Engagement
  • Workforce Development
  • Investment in annual funding for Community Museums and reduction in red tape
  • A Centralized Museum Services Organization

Read the full Pre-Budget Submission HERE

Members can support these recommendations in two key ways:
1. Submitting comments online by February 8 HERE. 
2. Sending an invitation to your local MPP to meet with them. 
Download a template invitation HERE
Heritage Week (February 18-24) presents an excellent opportunity to engage your local representatives and welcome them to your museum. The OMA will assist members in preparing for any meetings with their MPPs.
Please contact the OMA if you have any questions regarding the Ontario Budget process:
Marie Lalonde, Executive Director, mlalonde@museumsontario.ca


Read the full ONmuseums HERE