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Registration Open for Research (CMS 17 - 05) 

August 11 - 12, 2017
East Coulee School Museum & Atlas Coal Mine, East Coulee
Instructor: Michele Hardy

 

Research is undertaken in all areas of museum practice. It is fundamental to the museum's purpose and programs. Participants will receive a general introduction to research in museums - what it is and why we do it. The course will explore the kinds of research conducted in museums (discipline-based research, collections-based, and research relating to museum functions and activities) and participants will learn practical guidelines for planning and conducting research projects.

 

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Call for Poster Session Proposals

The AMA and WMA are thrilled to announce the official Request for Proposals for the 2017 Poster Session.

 

The goal of the Poster Session is to showcase how museums address the theme of the UNITE conference through collaboration in order to address and adapt to the demands of their local, national, and global communities. This Poster Session is an opportunity to obtain new insights, share ideas and projects, and network with museum colleagues in an informal setting.

 

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Leadership Awards Nominations Now Open 

The Leadership Awards are grounded in the belief that excellence, innovation, and creativity form the foundation of outstanding museums. Award categories recognize the exceptional work and innovative thinking in the museum community that contribute to the social, cultural, and educational fabric of Alberta.

 

Award recipients take the lead in creating value, accessibility, and relevance in their communities in the categories of: Engagement, Sustainability, and Education.

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Social Responsibility Workshop Open for Registration

This workshop will be hosted by The Peace River Museum, Archives, and Mackenzie Centre, as the 2016 recipient of the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility. 

 

This one day workshop will explore how museums can establish reciprocal relationships with like-minded organizations in order to build a stronger, more respectful community.

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Employment Opportunity: Communications Lead

We're hiring! The AMA is looking for a communications professional with experience in the non-profit or museum sector. 

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Events

  • Peace River Social Responsibility Workshop

    May
    12

    This workshop will be hosted by The Peace River Museum, Archives, and Mackenzie Centre, as the 2016 recipient of the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility. #MuseumsDoMore

  • Research (CMS17-05)

    Aug
    11

    Research is undertaken in all areas of museum practice as it is fundamental to the museum's purpose and programs.

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