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Membership Advisory: Government of Alberta 2017 Budget

The AMA has released its summary of the Government of Alberta's 2017 - 2018 Budget, which was presented on March 16, 2017.

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Museums @ the Mic Episode Five Now Available: Disaster Lessons from New Zealand: Part Two

In this episode, Sarah Murray, Curatorial Manager at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand discusses the reopening of the Canterbury Museum following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. The Canterbury Museum is working to help the Christchurch community heal by providing interpretation for the recent quakes through a permanent exhibit, Quake City, and a temporary exhibition Hearts for Christchurch. 

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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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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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    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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