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Conference 2019 Theme and Call for Session Proposals

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) is excited to launch our 2019 Conference theme and Call for Session Proposals. Join us in Edmonton, September 19 - 21, 2019 at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel for As a Whole: Well-being, Health, and Museums.

The AMA's 2019 Conference will delve into, contemplate, and champion the roles and actions museums take in providing, fostering, and embracing well-being, within the walls of their institution and with the wider community.

For more information on the Conference theme and how to submit a session proposal, please visit the Call for Session Proposals page.

Proposals will be accepted until February 11, 2019.


View the 2019 Call for Session Proposals


Communications Coordinator

We are excited to offer a twelve month employment opportunity for an outgoing, creative, and articulate person interested in a position in the heritage and culture sector. The Communications Coordinator will provide communications support for Association programs and services in pursuit of its vision to be a leader and catalyst for dynamic connections among museums and communities.

View the full Communications Coordinator Posting


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

                 See the videos

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  • Social Responsibility Workshop: Active Museums Shaping their Communities.


    The 2018 recipient of the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility, YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre, will host a workshop on Thursday April 11, 2019. This workshop will focus on the unique work done at Youthlink in collaboration with their partners, to promote healthy choices, educate students on important social issues, and keep youth safe in the years to come.

  • Public Programs (CMS 19 - 07)


    Public programming is the service a museum provides to the public to help interpret their collections from the visitor’s point of view.

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  • Certificate in Museum Studies Program Application


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

  • Collections Management (CMS 19 - 04)


    Collections are at the heart of a museum. Participants will learn about the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections.

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  • Museum Governance (CMS 19 - 03)


    As legally constituted organizations, museums must define their governing authorities and public trust responsibilities. This course introduces the basic legal and ethical requirements for operating a museum.

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