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Member Alert: Be Prepared for a Flood

Alberta Environment and a number of municipalities have issued overland flood warnings and watches for areas throughout the province, and several Alberta museums are situated in or near affected areas. The Alberta Museums Association urges you to stay informed about flood risks in your area and to take precautions to minimize potential impact on your institution.


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Museums and the Climate Challenge 


The Alberta Museums Association (AMA), and the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice (CMCJ), in partnership with Shadow Light Productions, are excited to announce the launch of a new video - "Museums and the Climate Challenge." This video is the first in a three-part series that will raise awareness of this vital issue and support the global museum community in taking an active role in the fight against climate change.

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AMA Conference 2018 - Registration now open for Sponsors and Trade Show exhibitors

Registration is now open to participate as a sponsor or Trade Show exhibitor at the Alberta Museums Association (AMA) 2018 Annual Conference in Canmore, Alberta.


The 2018 Conference will explore, consider, and celebrate the ways museums are moving towards greater engagement with environmental issues. Delegates will examine how collections, preservation, and research can benefit from approaches that consider sustainability, as well as how public programs, exhibitions, and partnerships that engage with environment can broaden the impact of museums.


The Conference will take place from September 20 - 22, 2018 at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre. For information on this year's opportunities, please view the 2018 Sponsor and Exhibitor Package. There are limited spaces available, so contact today to get more information or to secure your spot!



AMA Membership Advisory - Government of Alberta Budget 2018


On March 22, 2018 Finance Minister Joe Ceci presented Budget 2018: A recovery built to last in the Alberta Legislative Assembly.  The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) would like to thank the Government of Alberta for its continued support of the museum community and other heritage organizations.


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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, which will be available in March 2018.

  • Preventive Conservation (CMS18-06)


    This course provides an overview of preventive conservation within museums.

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