Museum News

Jul 04, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Ideation: A Session to Generate Content Ideas from an Ad-hoc Network Concurrent Session at the upcoming OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! Speakers (from left to right): Austin Strutt , Exhibitions Coordinator at Dundas Museum & Archives, and Amy Hetherington...

Jun 27, 2019

View this email in your browser Resources for OMA Members | Opportunities for OMA Members Funding Updates External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board | U pcoming OMA Events Character Sketches, Body Image Awareness Exhibition/Education programming Concurrent Session at the OMA Annual Conference 2019: Net[works] Benefit! Speakers (from left to right): Stephanie Porter , Head of Education at...

Jun 20, 2019

View this email in your browser OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development The OMA Council and guests at a recent Council meeting at Whitehern Historic House and Garden National Historic Site OMA Council Nominations Now Open Deadline: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 The duties and responsibilities of Council members are legal, ethical, procedural and guided by Towards...

Jun 14, 2019

Save $200: Head Start Rate for the OMA Conference Ends June 15! Register Now! New Scholarships! for Ontario Museum Professionals to attend the Association of African American Museums Conference 2019 Deadline to apply: June 28, 2019 The National Museum of African American History and Culture , in partnership with the Ontario Museum Association are offering up to 5 scholarships for Ontario Museum...

Jun 13, 2019

View this email in your browser In this Issue: Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know CMOG Program Launched, Program to be Reviewed Following an unexpected delay, the Community Museum Operating and Pay Equity Grant Program (CMOG) has launched with applications available on Grants Ontario for eligible museums. The application deadline...

Jun 06, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Museums as medicine? Exploring the healing potential of cultural spaces Concurrent Session at the upcoming OMA Annual Conference 2019 Sara Bhatti, Alliance for Healthier Communities & Christian Blake, Royal Ontario Museum Can cultural spaces contribute to people’s health...

May 30, 2019

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Highlights from May is Museum Month! At least 13 Municipalities have proclaimed 'May is Museum Month' ( see the list here ) Over 1 225 posts across twitter , facebook and instagram reached over 2.3 million people MPPs on Museums On May 2nd, Minister of Tourism, Culture and...

May 23, 2019

View this email in your browser Resources for OMA Members | U pcoming OMA Events External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board Resources for OMA Members Get ready for summer staff and volunteers! Tools for Human Resources Your OMA Membership gives you access to resources on a number of topics . This week, we're highlighting Human Resources policies, best practices, and guides. Recruiting and...

May 16, 2019

View this email in your browser The Latest OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities The Latest A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario May is Museum Month and International Museum Day May 18, 2019 "As Her Majesty The Queen’s representative in Ontario, I happily recognize May as Museum Month in this province, and I am with you in...

May 14, 2019

OMA Awards of Excellence Deadline: Friday, May 17 Recognize and celebrate excellent work in the museum sector! Awards of Excellence inspire people who work and volunteer at museums, impress and demonstrate the value , relevance and importance of museums to the community, funders, and government leaders! Self-nominations for Awards of Excellence are expected and encouraged. The nomination process...