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Employment Opportunity: Operations Coordinator

The AMA is excited to offer an employment opportunity for an organized, positive, and detail-oriented individual interested in an administrative position in the heritage and culture sector. Click the button below to view the job posting.


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This Giving Tuesday, let's scale up the socially responsible work that museums do!

The AMA is participating in Giving Tuesday again this year. Join us to raise awareness and champion your support for the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility, an annual award which recognizes, supports, and furthers the work of museums that are continually striving to solve community issues and promoting health and well-being.

 

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Member Announcement: Government of Alberta Budget 2019

On October 24, 2019, Finance Minister Travis Toews presented the Government of Alberta's Budget 2019-20, A Plan for Jobs and the Economy. Please click below to view the Alberta Museums Association's response.


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Advocating for Canada's Museums 

As the 2019 federal election approaches, the Alberta Museums Association (AMA) has joined with national, provincial, and territorial museums associations to work together on advocacy efforts in support of our members and the museum community as a whole.

 

This week, we sent joint letters to the federal political party leaders, highlighting the importance of investing in museums and seeking the parties' positions on critical questions for the museum sector.

 

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Call for Submissions for Fall 2019 INFOrm

The Fall 2019 issue of INFOrm will explore the experiences, challenges, and successes of museums at all stages of organizational life in their ongoing journey to sustainability. Click the button below to learn more.

 

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New Program Announcement: Mentorship Program

The AMA is pleased to announce the launch of our new Mentorship Program! The formalized Mentorship Program will match Emerging and Mid-Career museum professionals with their Established and Senior Level peers. For more information, click the link below.

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Grants Program - Submission Dates, New Draft Review Process, and Call for Jurors

As part of the Grants Program offerings, a member of the Grants Team will review drafts of Grant Applications and provide comments, clarifications, and explanations prior to the Grants deadline. As of July 2019, the Draft Review submission process has changed; for more information, including submission deadlines, click the link below. 

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RMP Materials Now Available

The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are now available!

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Taking Action Against Climate Change

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) in partnership with the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice and Shadow Light Productions, is excited to announce the launch a new video series - Taking Action Against Climate Change

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Events

  • Museums & Society (CMS 19 - 01)

    Nov
    29

    This capstone course re-examines the fundamental purpose and role of museums in society with a focus on the big picture.

  • Certificate in Museum Studies Program Application

    Jan
    1

    Participants who would like to complete the full certificate for credit must apply to the Program and complete an introductory webinar.

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