Museum News

Jun 16, 2022

Need to Know National Indigenous Peoples Day | OMA Professional Development #OMACONF2022 | Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Know Your Target Audiences with Environics Analytics OMA Member Exclusive Free webinar - held on Zoom Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00am - 11:30 AM ET Join Nader Shureih , Vice President, Business Development for the Public Sector at Environics...

Jun 15, 2022

June 15, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Registration Open Register now and save! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! Registration is now open! Each year, the OMA Annual Conference brings together museum professionals, volunteers, and students from Ontario's 700+ museums, art galleries,...

Jun 10, 2022

Remembering Paul Robertson The OMA is saddened to share with our community the news of the recent passing of OMA Past President Paul Robertson. We extend our sincere condolences to his husband Edgar, and to his family, friends, and colleagues. Paul made contributions to the Ontario museum community for more than 30 years , working in museums and heritage since the 80s at the Official Residences...

Jun 09, 2022

Need to Know | Provincial News OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News In the Media | Upcoming OMA Dates Need to Know CMOG 2022 The OMA again requested reassurance and confirmation, that at this late date, 3 weeks prior to the deadline, the Ministry confirm that the 2022 CMOG application process will be similarly streamlined as in recent years -- given the continuing pressures on museums to reopen...

Jun 07, 2022

June 7, 2022 Register Today! Workshops: Virtual School Programming As part of the Small Bytes initiative , the OMA is offering a free 3-part series on virtual school programs: Webinar recording: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums June 8 workshop: Asynchronous school programs June 15 workshop: Synchronous school programs Register today! Ask any questions at pd@...

Jun 03, 2022

June 3, 2022 Ontario Election 2022 Results Ontario Progressive Conservative Party to form a majority government The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario have won a second consecutive majority government, with PC candidates having been elected in 83 ridings. The Honourable Doug Ford will remain Ontario's Premier. The New Democratic Party of Ontario will form the Official Opposition once again...

Jun 02, 2022

At the OMA | Ontario Storm Coverage | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice...

May 27, 2022

May 27, 2022 #OMAConf2022 Call for Proposals Now Open! Proposals are Due by June 27! 2022 is the Ontario Museum Association’s 50th Anniversary, and we are so thrilled to welcome members back to both an in-person and online conference this year! This year’s theme is Changing Directions: Practice over Permanence . This theme embodies the changing nature of museums and focuses on what museums are...

May 26, 2022

At The OMA Combatting Anti-Black Racism Ukrainian Museums and Responses to War Crimes | In the Media May is Museum Month | External Resources | O MA Job Board At The OMA Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Deadline Extended: OMA Award of Excellence OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You...

May 20, 2022

May 20, 2022 Deadline Extended to May 30th Nominate yourself or someone else for an OMA Award of Excellence Ontario Museum Association Awards of Excellence 2021 Recipients. Learn more about the 2021 Awards Recipients HERE ! Good News! OMA Awards of Excellence Nomination deadline has been extended! You now have until Monday, May 30, 2022 to submit your nomination. Nominate yourself or someone else...