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Registration is Now Open!

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) and the Western Museums Association (WMA), are excited to announce that registration for UNITE is now open! 


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Emergency Preparedness Video Series Launched

The AMA is pleased to announce the launch of a series of video case studies highlighting the resiliency and innovation of affected sites following the intense flooding that occurred throughout Alberta in 2013.


The first video in our series chronicles the challenges faced by Heritage Village in Fort McMurray following the extensive flood damage to their collection and how the wildfires that took place in the Fort McMurray region in May of 2016 impacted their recovery.


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Employment Opportunity: RMP Review Assistant

We're hiring! The AMA has an exciting opportunity for an individual to support the review of our accreditation program, the Recognized Museum Program. 


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Call for Poster Session Proposals


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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  • Peace River Social Responsibility Workshop


    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

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  • Research (CMS17-05)


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

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