Museum News

Oct 27, 2020

Minister MacLeod at OMA Annual Conference 2020 Thursday, November 5 10:10am The Honourable Lisa MacLeod, Ontario's Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, will address delegates at the first virtual Ontario Museum Association Annual Conference 2020 at 10:10am on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Hear from Minister MacLeod about MHSTCI's plans for supporting resilience and renewal...

Oct 22, 2020

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources | O MA Job Board Need to Know New Legislation for Liability Protection To Protect Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws The Ontario government is introducing the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act, 2020 , that if passed, will provide liability protection for workers, volunteers and organizations...

Oct 19, 2020

Monday, October 19 Update In this eNews: Museums for Me wants to hear from your fans! Le projet Des musées pour moi veut vous entendre ! Museums for Me Public Engagement Campaign Dear OMA Members, la version française suivante The Ontario Museum Association is part of a consortium of museum associations from across Canada partnered in Museums for Me – a project engaging Canadians on the meaning...

Oct 15, 2020

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Participate in Fall 2020 Budget Consultations: Recommend Support for Museums Deadline: Friday, October 16 The OMA brings forward three recommendations for Ontario's Fall 2020 Budget, including an Ontario Museum Relief Fund of $8.5million , a Digital Response Fund of $10million over three years, and a Renewed Funding...

Oct 08, 2020

Thursday, October 8th Update In this eNews: Minister MacLeod Announces $9million for Festivals and Events David Adames: #OMAConf2020 Keynote Highlight Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration - Deadline tomorrow! $9 Million for "Reconnect Festival & Event Program" Ontario Supporting Local Festivals and Events Government investment will help promote creative and safe programs during COVID-19...

Oct 08, 2020

Need to Know Provincial News | OMA Initiatives Out-of-Province News | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know OMA Recommendations to Ontario's Fall Budget 2020 Three recommendations to address the impact of the pandemic on Ontario’s museums On September 25, OMA ED Marie Lalonde joined other stakeholders in presenting at a Fall 2020 Budget Consultation to Minister of Finance Rod Phillips, Minister MacLeod...

Oct 05, 2020

Monday, October 5th Update In this eNews: Early Bird Rate closes today! Inclusion 2025: Where are We Now? Cheryl Blackman, Shelley Falconer, and Natasha Henry in Conversation Environics Analytics & ADP Canada join #OMAConf2020 Panel on Digital Transformation Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration Annual Conference 2020 #OMAConf2020 Save $75! Early Bird Rate Closes TODAY October 5 REGISTER...

Oct 02, 2020

Friday, October 2nd Update In this eNews: Required COVID-19 Screening of Employees New Federal Programs Replacing CERB MAP Deadlines for 2020 Fraud Alert for Heritage Organizations Early Bird Rate closes October 5th! Requirement to Screen Employees for COVID-19 As of September 25, the Ontario government has amended order O. Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 under the Reopening Ontario (A...

Oct 01, 2020

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events This edition of ONmuseums is sponsored by RAM Digital Imaging Need to Know #OMAConf2020 Keynote Highlight Museums in Perilous Times Thursday November 26, 2020 11am-12noon Robert R. Janes Founder and Co-Chair Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice Robert R. Janes is an independent scholar-practitioner,...

Sep 30, 2020

Wednesday, September 30 Update In this eNews: New Bursaries for #OMAConf2020 Minister MacLeod 9th Tele-Townhall October 2nd Call for Members for the 2021 Nominations Committee Early Bird Rate closes October 5 CMA Bursaries deadline October 1 Webinar Highlight: The View from the Middle: Mid-Career Museum Professionals New Bursaries for #OMAConf2020 Bursaries for OMA Conference Registration The...