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AMA Announces 2016 Awards Recipients!
The AMA is pleased to announce the 2016 Awards recipients.
The Peace River Museum, Archives, and Mackenzie Centre will be
presented with the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility
in recognition of its work to integrate social responsibility into
all aspects of museum practice. The Edmonton Heritage
Council, the Medicine Hat Clay Industries National Historic
District, and the Fort Museum of the North-West Mounted Police will
be presented with Leadership Awards recognizing their exceptional
work in creating value, accessibility, and relevance in their
The Awards Ceremony will take place on September 16 as part of
the 2016 AMA Conference in Calgary.
Leadership Awards Media Release
Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility
Awards Ceremony and iitahwáákomímmotsiiyo'p: what makes us love
The AMA is proud to welcome Terrance
Houle and Cobra Collins to the 2016 Awards Ceremony.
Terrance Houle is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary
media artist, a member of the Blood Tribe, and a founding member of
Indigeneity Artist Collective Society. His performance art,
iitahwáákomímmotsiiyo'p: what makes us love each
other, uses dance and spoken word to interpret his
experience as the child of two residential school survivors through
the themes of love, support, and healing in times of
New on the blog: Keynote Interviews!
Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre
for Truth and Reconciliation and our AMA Conference
2016 Friday Keynote Presenter, talks with Miranda Jimmy about the
National Centre and the role of museums in the reconciliation
Ryan Dodge, Digital Engagement
Coordinator at Royal Ontario Museum and our AMA
Conference 2016 Saturday Keynote Presenter, chats with Lisa
Making about and his
Check it out at museums-cei.blogspot.ca!
Collections Management (CMS16-04)
Collections are at the heart of a museum. Participants will learn about the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections.