Museum News

Jul 20, 2020

Monday, July 20 Update Museums Assistance Program Emergency Assistance Update: Funding For Small Museums The Canadian Heritage portal for Museums Assistance Program Emergency Assistance has been updated to accept applications from small museums with budgets between $2,000 and $10,000. The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations provides...

Jul 16, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Premier Announces: Ontario Regions Enter Phase 2: Restart, Stage 3 Friday, July 17 The Ontario government announced nearly all businesses and public spaces will reopen in Stage 3 of the province's reopening framework with public health and workplace safety measures and restrictions in place. Click HERE for more...

Jul 13, 2020

Monday, July 13 Update In this eNews Alert you will find: Premier Announces: Ontario Regions Enter Stage 3 Minister MacLeod Wants to Visit YOU! Scenario Planning Webinar July 14, 10am Recording: 7th Tele-Townhall with Ministers MacLeod and Rickford Premier Announces: Ontario Regions Enter Stage 3 Friday, July 17 Phase 2: Restart - Stage 3 Nearly All Businesses and Public Spaces to Reopen in Stage...

Jul 09, 2020

Thursday, July 9 Update In this eNews Alert you will find: Clarification on Municipal Museum Eligibility for Federal Funding Minister MacLeod Tele-Townhall July 13, 3pm Scenario Planning Webinar July 14, 10am Clarification on Municipal Museum Funding Eligibility In today's ONmuseums, the phrase "Municipal museums are also excluded from federal relief programs" referred specifically to federal...

Jul 09, 2020

Need to Know | Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Colleague Update | Out-of-Province News Need to Know OMA Presents on Culture and Heritage to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs On June 26, Paul Robertson, OMA President and Marie Lalonde, OMA Executive Director, presented to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. They highlighted that Ontario's museums can play...

Jul 02, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Colleague Update Sector News Upcoming PD | In the Media More News | What's On | Job Postings & Events Need to Know Destination Ontario: Amplifying Stories and Supporting Tourism Destination Ontario is developing marketing plans to help support the tourism industry and encourage safe travel to and around Ontario. Our approach will be in lockstep with the Government...

Jun 25, 2020

Need to Know CMOG Deadline June 30! Canadian Heritage COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Heritage Organizations OMA Resources OMA Guidance for Museums Reopening OMA COVID-19 Resources #MuseumsConnectON Member Check-Ins External Resources The Survey Results Are In: Ontario EMPs and COVID-19 AAM 2020 Annual Survey of Museum-Goers - Infographics Sustaining Places - Digital Media & Web Design...

Jun 22, 2020

Thursday, June 22 Update Toronto and Peel Regions Enter Stage 2 & New ICOM President In this eNews Alert you will find: Toronto and Peel Regions Enter Stage 2 New ICOM President Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 2 Toronto, ON - Office of the Premier The Ontario government is allowing more businesses and services to open and getting more people back to work by moving the City...

Jun 18, 2020

Thursday, June 18 Update OMA Reopening Guidance Document & MAP Emergency Funding In this eNews Alert you will find: OMA Reopening Guid ance OMA Presents to S.C. on Finance and Economic Affairs MAP Emergency Funding - Apply Now! $25.7 million in new funding for national museums and the National Battlefields Commission Young Associates: Tipsheet: Navigating the CECRA Program OMA Reopening...

Jun 18, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Reminder ! Look for details about Canadian Heritage Emergency funding for Heritage Organizations through the emergency component of the Museums Assistance Program later this week. Need to Know OMA Council Nominations Now Open Deadline: July 30, 2020 Download the Nominations Form Here The duties and responsibilities of Council...