Call for INFOrm Submissions
Spring 2021 INFOrm
Just over a year has passed since the Government of Alberta
declared a state of emergency in response to COVID-19, and first
implemented public health measures that closed the province's
museums. With a second mandatory closure in December that remains
in place, it is clear that operating under these challenging and
shifting circumstances will likely be the reality for a while
For the next issue of INFOrm, the AMA invites
reflections on the experience of Alberta's museum community this
past year as our sector continues to adapt to the "new normal" of
operating during the pandemic.
Some questions to consider might include:
- How have the events of the last year prompted you to reimagine
the work of museums? How has your work changed? What has remained
- Have there been other major events that have shaken the museum
community quite like this?
- How does a museum's long view of the world help or hinder
- Where do we go from here?
With both day-to-day implications and ongoing impacts on
museums, the pandemic presents different challenges than most other
natural disasters or emergencies. Share your perspective with
Alberta's museum community of the lessons you have learned and the
path forward you are charting for your museum and for the
Submissions should range from 300 - 500 words and may include
relevant links, photos, videos, or other multimedia. Please note
that the AMA reserves the right to edit articles and photos.
The deadline for submissions is April 30,
If you are interested in submitting an article, or would like
more information about INFOrm, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
INFOrm is the quarterly e-magazine of the Alberta
Museums Association. It is a member-driven publication designed to
share best practices, foster a sense of collaboration between
Alberta museum professionals, and highlight the vital work that
museums are doing to create more vibrant, engaged, and connected