Museum News

Jun 17, 2021

Need to Know Sector News OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know MHSTCI on Reopening The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries (MHSTCI) has provided additional information for museums and galleries on a couple of questions regarding: Museums as Places of Employment Gift Shops Outdoor Summer Programs "Please note that the ministry is not in a position...

Jun 10, 2021

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Members in the News | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know Open Letter A Call to Invest Fully in Ontario Museums Museums Must be Heard! Call to Action The OMA is asking members to share the Open Letter with their MPPs, their community members, and media: Tip: Share the letter with your board members and volunteers for them to also...

Jun 03, 2021

Need to Know | At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Job Postings & Events Content warning: The following section references Canada’s residential school systems. Jump to Sector News At the OMA we share the grief and outrage that so many have expressed during this past week after the unmarked graves of 215 children were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. That...

May 27, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Resources External Resources & Events | O MA Job Board Need to Know Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen Safely Reopening Museums In Ontario's Roadmap to Reopen , published last week, museums were mentioned in each of the three steps: Step 1 will permit the resumption of more outdoor activities with smaller, well-managed crowds where risk of transmission is minimized and will permit...

May 21, 2021

Friday, May 21 Update In this eNews: Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen Community Building Fund-- Operating Stream Deadline June 1 Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant Ontario's COVID-19 Roadmap to Reopen A three-step plan to safely and cautiously reopen the province Yesterday, the Ontario government released the Roadmap to Reopen, a three-step plan to safely and cautiously...

May 20, 2021

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Certificate in Museum Studies Course Update Museums & the Community New online format and date Online: September 27 – December 3, 2021 Registration opens July 20, 2021 Course Director: Amy Barron, Fleming College For the full updated schedule, CLICK HERE . The safety of participants and instructors is our highest...

May 18, 2021

International Museum Day 2021 The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine A message from the OMA on International Museum Day International Museum Day has been celebrated on May 18th by the International Council of Museums since 1977, and this year again provides an opportunity to recognise the value that our institutions provide in creating better communities and a better province for us all...

May 13, 2021

Need to Know | OMA Initiatives Provincial News | Out-of-Province News Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know 20 representatives from Ontario's Regional Museum Networks gathered virtually on April 15. Regional Museum Networks Meeting Representatives from 20 of Ontario's Regional Museum Networks (RMNs) gathered virtually on April 15th with OMA staff and President Paul Robertson to share about their...

May 06, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Request for Proposals The Ontario Museum Association (OMA) is undergoing the revision of its Certificate in Museum Studies (CMS) program. This review will ensure that the program content and delivery methods are current, inclusive, comprehensive, and accessible. The OMA is seeking a qualified and experienced...

Apr 29, 2021

At the OMA | Sector News | PD Opportunities In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA How was 2020? Call for Nominations: OMA Awards of Excellence Difficult... Challenging... Dynamic... Innovative... Award Winning? Chances are, you tried something new in 2020. Why not tell us about it? The OMA Awards of Excellence Call for Nominations is open until June 18, 2021 . Find out...