Museum News

Jan 26, 2021

Tuesday, January 26 Update Minister MacLeod to host Webinars outlining Ontario's COVID-19 Financial Supports The Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, will host 13 regional webinars to outline financial supports offered by the Ontario government in response to the pandemic. These programs include: Small Business Support Grants of up to $20,000...

Jan 21, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Sector News Funding Opportunities Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Virtual Regional Business Support Townhalls Join your local business partners! The Honourable Lisa MacLeod Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries invites you and local businesses to join her for a Regional Business Support Townhall to discuss the government’s...

Jan 14, 2021

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Additional Information on Public Health Measures The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a second provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of...

Jan 12, 2021

Tuesday, January 12 Update Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility The government of Ontario has declared a second provincial emergency. The province also announced a provincial stay-at-home order and new restrictions, effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m., requiring everyone to remain at home with...

Jan 07, 2021

Funding Opportunities Professional Development Opportunities | Ask Me Anything Webinar Job Postings This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Funding Opportunities Deadlines for 2021 Ongoing: Property and Energy Tax Rebates (The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries has confirmed with the Ministry of Finance that museums located in regions that are...

Dec 31, 2020

At the OMA Jobs Postings & Events Happy New Year from the Ontario Museum Association! We thank all our members and partners for their support and engagement over the past year, and we wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season! The OMA office remains closed until January 1. We look forward to connecting with you again in the new year! At the OMA 2020: Year in Review As we reflect...

Dec 24, 2020

Need to Know | Member News OMA Resources | O MA Job Board Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays from the Ontario Museum Association! We thank all our members and partners for their support and engagement over the past year, and we wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season! The OMA office remains closed until January 1. We look forward to connecting with you again in the...

Dec 22, 2020

December 22 Update In this eNews you will find: 1. Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown 2. Minister Macleod Townhall 3. Additional Provincewide Shutdown Information Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown Museum closures under shutdown After assessing trends in key public health indicators, Ontario is moving into a Provincewide Shutdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 on December 26, at 12:01 a...

Dec 17, 2020

Thursday, December 17 Update MHSTCI Launches White Paper In a virtual townhall earlier today, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries launched her Ministry's White Paper: Reconnecting Ontarians: Re-emerging as a Global Leader An action plan for economic and social recovery through Ontario’s Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries The white...

Dec 10, 2020

Need to Know Museums in the News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Ontario invests $4.4 million to promote tourism "The Ontario government is investing nearly $4.4 million through the Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund and Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support the long-term sustainability of the province's vital tourism industry. This...