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Conference 2019 Call for Session Proposals - deadline extended until February 24

 

Share your innovative research, programs, and ideas in Edmonton, September 19 - 21, 2019 at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel for As a Whole: Well-being, Health, and Museums.

 

The Alberta Museums Association's (AMA's) 2019 Conference will delve into, contemplate, and champion the roles and actions museums take in providing, fostering, and embracing well-being, within the walls of their institution and with the wider community.

 

For more information on the Conference theme and how to submit a session proposal, please visit the Call for Session Proposals page.

 

View the 2019 Call for Session Proposals

 

Advocating for Culture Lecture - Hill Strategies

Advocating for Culture: How Canadians Participation Rates Reflect the Value of Arts and Heritage

 

February 22, 2019, Art Gallery of Alberta
Lecture 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Reception to follow. Cash Bar.
Registration is FREE

 

Using data from the Canadians' Arts, Culture, and Heritage Participation in 2016 report, Kelly Hill, of Hill Strategies, will demonstrate how museums can use Canada-wide indicators of arts, culture, and heritage participation; arts attendance rates; and active arts participation to advocate for their institutions. Data from across the arts will allow attendees from all subsectors to see themselves as part of an interconnected ecosystem.

 

Attendees will leave with a greater understanding of how Canadian's value arts and heritage via participation rates, and inspire cross-sector collaboration as way to increase sustainability, relevance, and public value.

 

This event is free, but we ask that you RSVP here to ensure your spot!

 

This presentation is part of the Statistical Insights on the Arts series, funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Ontario Arts Council.

 

Presented by the Alberta Museums Association in partnership with the Edmonton Heritage Council, and the Edmonton Arts Council.

 

Hosted by in partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta

 

Communications Coordinator

We are excited to offer a twelve month employment opportunity for an outgoing, creative, and articulate person interested in a position in the heritage and culture sector. The Communications Coordinator will provide communications support for Association programs and services in pursuit of its vision to be a leader and catalyst for dynamic connections among museums and communities.

View the full Communications Coordinator Posting

 

Taking Action Against Climate Change


The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) in partnership with the Coalition of Museums for Climate Justice and Shadow Light Productions, is excited to announce the launch a new video series - Taking Action Against Climate Change

                 See the videos

          Press Release

Events

  • Social Responsibility Workshop: Active Museums Shaping their Communities.

    Apr
    11

    The 2018 recipient of the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility, YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre, will host a workshop on Thursday April 11, 2019, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This workshop will focus on the unique work done at Youthlink in collaboration with their partners, to promote healthy choices, educate students on important social issues, and keep youth safe in the years to come.

  • Museum Visitor Experience Workshop 2019

    May
    16

    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.

  • Certificate in Museum Studies Program Application

    Jan
    1

    Participants who would like to complete the full certificate for credit must apply to the Program and complete an introductory webinar.

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