ONmuseums: Time to Shine

May 02, 2019
At the OMA
May is Museum Month!

Highlights from May is Museum Month: 
  • At least 9 Municipalities have proclaimed 'May is Museum Month'
  • #MayisMuseumMonth trended on Twitter
  • Special Events in every region of the province (click here for a sample) 
Not too late to get involved! 
  • Post about why you love museums on social media (download the social media kithere
  • Post your May events and special offers in your Discover Ontario Museums listings at www.museumsontario.ca! (Here's how: User's Guide)
  • See the eNews Alert from May 1st for more ideas and information here

See and share the public facing May is Museum Month webpage HERE

Share Your Success!

The OMA wants to share the great work you are doing to promote May is Museum Month! In addition to letting us know about your events, please let us know about: 
  • Proclamations
  • Press coverage
  • Visits by MPPs or Community Leaders
Email Michela Comparey at partners@museumsontario.ca or call 1 (866) 662 8672 to share your successes! 
Awards of Excellence Nominations
Deadline: May 17
May is Museum Month, what better time to take stock of the incredible impact you’re having in your community? Submit your Awards of Excellence Nomination today!

Read more and submit nominations HERE
Thank you and Welcome
New and Renewing OMA Members
+VG Architects
Audio Video Design
Backhouse Historic Site
Beachville District Museum
Bell Homestead National Historic Site
Boyd Heritage Museum
Canadian Military Heritage Museum
Capital Heritage Connexion
Cobourg Museum Foundation
Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum
Dance Collection Danse
Elgin County Museum
Fleming College Brealey Library
Heritage House Museum
Hutchison House Museum
Karen Black
London Regional Children's Museum
Lynch + Comisso Inc.
Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store
Markham Museum
Michelle Watson
Muskoka Discovery Centre
Northwestern Ontario Aviation Heritage Centre
Princeton and District Museum
Sculptors Society of Canada/Canadian Sculpture Centre
Thelma Miles Historical Museum
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Uxbridge Historical Centre (Museum and Archives)
Waterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum
Upcoming OMA Dates

May 1-31: May is Museum Month! (read more)

May 8-10, 2019: CMS: Museums & the Community, Museum London, London ON

May 17, 2019: Awards of Excellence Nominations Due (read more)

June 12-14: CMS: Artifacts, Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, ON

June 15, 2019: Head Start Rate changes to Early Bird Rate for OMA Conference 2019 Registration (register HERE)

June 3 - August 11: CMS: Museums in Context, Online

Four weeks prior to an event:  Canadian Museum Association Bursary (read more here)
Read the full ONmuseums HERE