Museum News

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence . This theme embodies the changing nature of museums and focuses on what museums are...

May 26, 2022

At The OMA Combatting Anti-Black Racism Ukrainian Museums and Responses to War Crimes | In the Media May is Museum Month | External Resources | O MA Job Board At The OMA Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Deadline Extended: OMA Award of Excellence OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You...

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Deadline Extended to May 30th Nominate yourself or someone else for an OMA Award of Excellence Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Good News! OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You now have until Monday, May 30, 2022 to submit your nomination. Nominate yourself or someone else...

May 19, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums Registration Now Open! Free webinar - held on Zoom Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:30pm - 2:45pm School programming is central to how museums deliver on their educational missions. With kids back in the classroom, how does virtual...

May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 Happy International Museum Day! Celebrating the power of museums In this special edition, please find: - A Message from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - International Museum Day 2022 - May is Museum Month - In the Media - OMA 50th Anniversary A Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Her Honour The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell has...

May 12, 2022

Need to Know | Webinar: Virtual School Programming Provincial News | OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Need to Know Ontario's 2022 Election Toolkit for Museums The OMA has prepared a toolkit of messages, tips for advocacy, and ways to engage all candidates in advance of the provincial election on June 2nd, 2022. Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, museums have exhibited...

May 05, 2022

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Pictured: Minister of Canadian Heritage, The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez (left); ED/CEO of the Alberta Museums Association Jennifer Forsyth (second row), OMA ED Marie Lalonde (centre) and the British Columbia Museums Association Vice-President Lynn Saffery (right). OMA at the National Culture Summit OMA ED...

May 02, 2022

May 2, 2022 Livestream: National Culture Summit The Future of the Arts, Culture and Heritage in Canada The OMA will be joining a number of our provincial and territorial museum association (PTMA) colleagues, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), other organizations and representatives of the culture sector at the National Culture Summit being held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa May 2-4...

Apr 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Welcome to May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées 2022! Celebrating the power of museums In this Special edition, please find : A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Municipal Proclamations of May is Museum Month Events and Programs in Ontario museums this May A May is Museum Month Social Media Kit International Museum Day...

Apr 28, 2022

At the OMA External Resources | O MA Job Board Ontario's Budget 2022 is expected to be released today, April 28, after 4pm. Watch the live video from Ontario's Legislature HERE . At the OMA Celebrate Volunteers who inspire #OMAAwards2022 #PrixOMA2022 Last year Katharine Bourgon was awarded the Volunteer Service Award of Excellence for her work at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery organizing...