Museum News

Jul 19, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for professional development from the Ontario Museum Association. Study Tours | Conference Connections Certificate in Museum Studies | Other PD Opportunities Study Tours Home Improvements Restoring and Interpreting Historic Sites: a Canadian Perspective Todmorden Mills Discuss the pros and cons of a single interpretative period, lessons learnt...

Jul 12, 2018

View this email in your browser Your monthly source for museum advocacy from the Ontario Museum Association. In this Issue: Provincial News | OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province Opportunities for Advocacy | Funding | Upcoming OMA Dates Provincial News Speech from the Throne: July 12 at 1:55pm Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will deliver the Speech from the Throne...

Jul 05, 2018

View this email in your browser At the OMA | Sector News | In the Media | What's On Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Twitter Takeover: Today, July 5, 10am Had a question for the Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) during the Inclusive Museum Leadership Symposium? Now is your chance to ask it! On July 5th @TheRMG will takeover our Twitter account for a Q&A. Send your questions in advance...

Jun 29, 2018

View this email in your browser MPP Sylvia Jones Appointed New Minister of Tourism, Culture, & Sport On June 29, Premier Doug Ford was sworn into office and announced his Cabinet. The previous administration had 28 Ministers overseeing 30 areas The new Cabinet has 21 ministers MPP Sylvia Jones (Dufferin-Caledon) was appointed Minister for Tourism, Culture, and Sport For all Cabinet...

Jun 28, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News Upcoming OMA Dates July 4: Registration opens for CMS: Collections Management (read more HERE ) July 5, 10am: The RMG takes over the OMA Twitter ( follow us HERE ) July 31: Deadline for Council Nominations (download the nomination form HERE ) August 13-17: CMS Summer Institute: Planning & Designing...

Jun 21, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News OMA Website: Up and Running Thank you for your patience as we worked through issues with our website. Feel free to login, register for conference or courses, and do other online functions as usual. Please call the OMA if you notice any unusual behaviour or activity on the site. Upcoming OMA Dates August 13...

Jun 19, 2018

View this email in your browser First Look at the Conference Program The preliminary program for the OMA Annual Conference 2018 is now available! Read about the conference themes, location, confirmed sessions, and other exciting activities. A more detailed version of the program, including the schedule, will be released in July. To download the Program, click HERE . Extended - Last Year's Early...

Jun 14, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News Please Note: OMA Website Disruptions The OMA continues to address intermittent issues with our members website and Learning Management System (LMS). Please do not attempt to login . Call the OMA for any of the following: membership renewals , conference registration , course registration , any other task...

Jun 08, 2018

View this email in your browser Ontario Election Results The Ontario Provincial Election results are in. Doug Ford will be the new Premier, forming a majority government with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party . The New Democratic Party (NDP) led by Andrea Horwath will form the Official Opposition. The Liberals lost their official party status, and while Kathleen Wynne won her seat in Don...

Jun 07, 2018

View this email in your browser OMA News | Sector News | In the News | Member News OMA News OMA Website Update Thank you for your patience while we have worked through a technical issue with our website. Membership login and registration for Conference and Certificate of Museum Studies (CMS) courses is available again. Please Note: The Learning Management System (LMS) is still undergoing...