Member Alert: Be Prepared for a Flood
Alberta Environment and a number of municipalities have issued
overland flood warnings and watches for areas throughout the
province, and several Alberta museums are situated in or near
affected areas. The Alberta Museums Association urges you to stay informed
about flood risks in your area and to take precautions to minimize
potential impact on your institution.
Museums and the Climate Challenge
The Alberta Museums Association (AMA), and the Coalition of
Museums for Climate Justice (CMCJ), in partnership with Shadow
Light Productions, are excited to announce the launch of a new
video - "Museums and the Climate Challenge." This video is the
first in a three-part series that will raise awareness of this
vital issue and support the global museum community in taking an
active role in the fight against climate change.
AMA Conference 2018 - Registration now open for Sponsors and
Trade Show exhibitors
Registration is now open to participate as a
sponsor or Trade Show exhibitor at the Alberta Museums Association
(AMA) 2018 Annual Conference in Canmore, Alberta.
The 2018 Conference will explore, consider, and
celebrate the ways museums are moving towards greater engagement
with environmental issues. Delegates will examine how collections,
preservation, and research can benefit from approaches that
consider sustainability, as well as how public programs,
exhibitions, and partnerships that engage with environment can
broaden the impact of museums.
The Conference will take place from September 20
- 22, 2018 at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre. For
information on this year's opportunities, please view the 2018 Sponsor and Exhibitor Package. There are
limited spaces available, so contact email@example.com
today to get more information or to secure your spot!
AMA Membership Advisory - Government of Alberta Budget
On March 22, 2018 Finance Minister Joe Ceci presented Budget
2018: A recovery built to last in the Alberta Legislative
Assembly. The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) would like to
thank the Government of Alberta for its continued support of the
museum community and other heritage organizations.
Certificate in Museum Studies Program Application
Participants who would like to complete the full certificate for credit must apply to the Program and complete an introductory webinar, which will be available in March 2018.
Preventive Conservation (CMS18-06)
This course provides an overview of preventive conservation within museums.