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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.

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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.

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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.

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Second Offering of Museum Visitor Experience Program Workshop

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. 

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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

  • Museum Visitor Experience Program Workshop 2017 - Second Offering

    Apr
    19

    The MVEP workshop, offered every two years, provides resources for museums to analyze their visitor experience, identify gaps or areas for improvement, and work towards developing and implementing innovative solutions.

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