Museums @ the Mic Episode Three Now Available: When the
Floods Came to Calgary
The National Music Centre was in the process of moving to a new
facility when the 2013 floods struck, forcing recovery efforts to
span collections storage and a construction site. Jesse Moffat,
Director of Collections at the National Music Centre, recounts the
intense disaster response and recovery process.
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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.
Nominations Open for the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers
The AMA, in partnership with the Canadian Museums Association
(CMA), is thrilled to introduce the Sovereign's Medal for
Volunteers to recognize the dedication and commitment of volunteers
to their communities.
An Official Canadian Honour, the Governor General of Canada's
Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers is part of the Canadian
Honours System. Recipients receive a medal to recognize their
ongoing commitment to volunteerism.
Call for INFOrm Submissions
Do you have a story that highlights how #MuseumsDoMore that you would like to
share with the Alberta museum community?
The Spring 2017 issue will focus on the resiliency and
innovation inherent to our sector in order to highlight Alberta
museums and museum professionals striving for relevance and
excellence in our changing world.
Second Offering of Museum Visitor Experience Program
In response to demand from Alberta Museums Association members,
registration is now open for an additional offering of the Museum
Visitor Experience Program Workshop!
Participants will receive a hard copy of the workbook and will
be given an opportunity to try out the modules in the Military
Museum's galleries and receive feedback before returning to their
own institutions. Space is limited.
Employment Opportunity: Communications Lead
We're hiring! The AMA is looking for a communications
professional with experience in the non-profit or museum