Conference 2020: Call for Session Proposals Now Open!
The AMA is excited to announce that our 2020 Annual
Conference, Vital Operations: Museums and Organizational
Sustainability, will be held in Calgary from September
17 - 19, 2020. To learn more about the Conference theme and Call
for Session Proposals, please click the button below.
2020 Learning Opportunities Announced
The AMA is pleased to announce the upcoming courses in the
Certificate in Museum Studies Program and other learning
opportunities that will be offered in 2020.
Employment Opportunity: Operations
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.
Thank you for supporting us on Giving Tuesday!
The AMA participated in Giving Tuesday again this year to
champion 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.
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
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
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
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
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
RMP Materials Now Available
The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are
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