Museum News

Aug 06, 2020

Thursday, August 6 Update Recovery Funding from Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) Resilient Community Fund The Resilient Communities Fund is a one-time fund to support the non-profit sector recover and rebuild from the impacts emerging from COVID-19 so they can effectively meet the needs of communities across Ontario. OTF is investing in projects of eligible non-profit organizations to aid their...

Jul 30, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events Need to Know Ontario Moving Toronto and Peel Region into Stage 3 Friday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m. Additional businesses and public spaces will be reopening as the Ontario government allows the City of Toronto and Peel Region to move into Stage 3 of reopening the province on Friday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m...

Jul 23, 2020

OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know 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...

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...