Museum News

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...

Jun 11, 2020

Need to Know - Ontario.live LAUNCHED! - Sixth Townhall with Minister MacLeod - Museums to Reopen with Restrictions in Parts of Ontario - Minister MacLeod Statement - Canadians' Attitudes on Returning to Indoor and Outdoor Arts and Cultural Events Provincial News - $30M from the Regional Recovery and Relief Fund for Destination Marketing Organizations OMA Initiatives - Webinar: Planning to Reopen...

Jun 08, 2020

Monday, June 8 Update Ontario Museums Reopening In this eNews Alert you will find: Museums to reopen with restrictions in parts of Ontario Museums to Reopen with Restrictions in Parts of Ontario Today, the Ontario government announced that it is moving forward with a regional approach to Stage 2 of reopening the province. In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local health...

Jun 04, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events “Institutions need to acknowledge the power structures that exist throughout their organizations. Acknowledgement is a difficult but necessary step towards making the changes that will help to dismantle exclusionary practices and power structures. By reckoning with their own legacies of oppression,...

May 28, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know CMOG Applications Open Application deadline 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 "The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries will deliver 2020-21 heritage grant programs as quickly as possible, to assist organizations that are dealing with significant reductions in revenue caused by closures to...

May 21, 2020

OMA Professional Development Need to Know Reopening Museums Other PD Opportunities OMA Professional Development OMA Webinar: Confessions of a Museum Professional 3.0: The Quarantine Edition May 26, 2020 at 10am EST The Group of Ontario Emerging Museum Professionals (GOEMP) Committee presents the third edition of “Confessions of a Museum Professional.” This project invites colleagues to share...

May 14, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Other PD opportunities Need to Know A Message from OMA President Paul Robertson In recognition of May is Museum Month and International Museum Day 2020 OMA President Paul Robertson has offered greetings to members on behalf of the OMA Council. Watch the President's message on YouTube HERE. Read the President'...

May 08, 2020

Friday, May 8 Update COVID-19 and Ontario Museums In this eNews Alert you will find: Details of up to $500million in emergency support Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations Details announced of next steps to support the industry impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic Read the News Release HERE. The $500 million Emergency Support Fund will provide additional...