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UNITE 2017 is Live! Register by July 28, 2017 to receive the early bird rate!

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) and the Western Museums Association (WMA) are excited to present a joint international conference UNITE! This year's conference will focus on the ways museums can demonstrate courageous leadership, undertake controversial projects, and make a positive impact in their communities. Delegates from both sides of the border will come together to explore how to unite across sectors, across communities, and across borders to work towards innovative and inclusive solutions.


To register or view the full Conference program, please visit the AMA Conference Website or


Alberta Museums Association to take action on climate change in new partnership with the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice (CMCJ) to support Alberta museums in taking an active role in the fight against climate change. Through this partnership the AMA, the CMCJ and Shadow Light Productions will develop a series of educational tools to support and empower museums across the province to address environmental sustainability and understand their role in mitigating climate change. 


The AMA is excited to be able to offer a new suite of tools to our members. With the information provided in these educational videos, museums across Alberta will be equipped to engage in a broader dialogue with their communities around these important issues.


View the full Media Release.


Call for Nominations - AMA Board of Directors

The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) is pleased to invite interested members to submit nominations to serve on the AMA Board of Directors for the 2017 - 2020 term.


For more information on this Call for Nominations, the AMA Board and how to apply, please visit the Get Involved section of our website.


Employment Opportunity - Operations Coordinator

Do you have a passion for museums? The AMA is hiring! 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations Coordinator is responsible for: coordinating service contracts, facilities and office supplies, managing incoming and outgoing mail, database management and entry, coordination of publication sales and inventory management, administrative support for the Executive Director, reception services, and program administrative support as needed.


To view the Full Job Description and all AMA job postings, please visit our Employment Opportunities page.








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