Museum News

May 19, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities In the Media Need to Know Upcoming Webinar: Virtual School Programming - Decision Making for Small Museums Registration Now Open! Free webinar - held on Zoom Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:30pm - 2:45pm School programming is central to how museums deliver on their educational missions. With kids back in the classroom, how does virtual...

May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 Happy International Museum Day! Celebrating the power of museums In this special edition, please find: - A Message from the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario - International Museum Day 2022 - May is Museum Month - In the Media - OMA 50th Anniversary A Message from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Her Honour The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell has...

May 12, 2022

Need to Know | Webinar: Virtual School Programming Provincial News | OMA Initiatives | Out-of-Province News Need to Know Ontario's 2022 Election Toolkit for Museums The OMA has prepared a toolkit of messages, tips for advocacy, and ways to engage all candidates in advance of the provincial election on June 2nd, 2022. Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, museums have exhibited...

May 05, 2022

At the OMA | Sector News In the Media | What's On | Jobs Postings & Events At the OMA Pictured: Minister of Canadian Heritage, The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez (left); ED/CEO of the Alberta Museums Association Jennifer Forsyth (second row), OMA ED Marie Lalonde (centre) and the British Columbia Museums Association Vice-President Lynn Saffery (right). OMA at the National Culture Summit OMA ED...

May 02, 2022

May 2, 2022 Livestream: National Culture Summit The Future of the Arts, Culture and Heritage in Canada The OMA will be joining a number of our provincial and territorial museum association (PTMA) colleagues, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), other organizations and representatives of the culture sector at the National Culture Summit being held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa May 2-4...

Apr 29, 2022

April 29, 2022 Welcome to May is Museum Month / Mai, mois des musées 2022! Celebrating the power of museums In this Special edition, please find : A Message from Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Municipal Proclamations of May is Museum Month Events and Programs in Ontario museums this May A May is Museum Month Social Media Kit International Museum Day...

Apr 28, 2022

April 28, 2022 Ontario Releases 2022 Budget " Ontario’s Plan to Build " Today, the Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Ontario's Minister of Finance, released the 2022 Budget. Ontario’s Plan to Build has five pillars: Rebuilding Ontario’s Economy Working for Workers Building Highways and Key Infrastructure Keeping Costs Down A Plan to Stay Open Read the News Release HERE. Read the Full Budget HERE...

Apr 28, 2022

At the OMA External Resources | O MA Job Board Ontario's Budget 2022 is expected to be released today, April 28, after 4pm. Watch the live video from Ontario's Legislature HERE . At the OMA Celebrate Volunteers who inspire #OMAAwards2022 #PrixOMA2022 Last year Katharine Bourgon was awarded the Volunteer Service Award of Excellence for her work at the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery organizing...

Apr 21, 2022

Need to Know OMA Professional Development Other PD Opportunities Need to Know Webinar: The Digital Strategy - Intention through Application Registration Now Open! Free Webinar Thursday, April 29, 2022 1:00 pm ET With the vastly expanding world of technology, museums must be intentional in how they interact in the digital realm. As much as museums would like to do it all, it’s just not practical (...

Apr 14, 2022

Need to Know | OMA Initiatives | Provincial News Need to Know Analysis of Canada's Federal Budget 2022 Ukrainian Conflict, Housing Crisis and Fiscal Uncertainty Define Federal Budget Canadian Museums Association Reflecting a domestic and global reality shaped by a deadly pandemic, Budget 2021 included new, large multi-year federal investments in Canada’s heritage, arts and museums sectors...