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!
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
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.
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.
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
Award recipients take the lead in creating value, accessibility,
and relevance in their communities in the categories of:
Engagement, Sustainability, and Education.
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
Research is undertaken in all areas of museum practice as it is fundamental to the museum's purpose and programs.