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Conference 2020: Call for Session Proposals Now Open!

The AMA is excited to announce that our 2020 Annual Conference, Vital Operations: Museums and Organizational Sustainability, will be held in Calgary from September 17 - 19, 2020. To learn more about the Conference theme and Call for Session Proposals, please click the button below.  

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2020 Learning Opportunities Announced

The AMA is pleased to announce the upcoming courses in the Certificate in Museum Studies Program and other learning opportunities that will be offered in 2020. 

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Thank you for supporting us on Giving Tuesday!

The AMA participated in Giving Tuesday again this year to champion the Robert R. Janes Award for Social Responsibility, an annual award which recognizes, supports, and furthers the work of museums that are continually striving to solve community issues and promoting health and well-being.

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Member Announcement: Government of Alberta Budget 2019

On October 24, 2019, Finance Minister Travis Toews presented the Government of Alberta's Budget 2019-20,A Plan for Jobs and the Economy. Please click below to view the Alberta Museums Association's response.

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New Program Announcement: Mentorship Program

The AMA is pleased to announce the launch of our new Mentorship Program! The formalized Mentorship Program will match Emerging and Mid-Career museum professionals with their Established and Senior Level peers. For more information, click the link below.

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RMP Materials Now Available

The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are now available!

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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

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  • Preventive Conservation (CMS 20 - 06)


    The measures taken to care for and preserve museum collections are of vital importance. This course provides an introduction to preventive conservation (the actions taken to delay the deterioration of objects or to protect them from potential damage).

  • Collections Management (CMS 20 - 04)


    Collections are at the heart of a museum. Participants will learn about the policies, practices, and skills needed to manage museum collections.

  • 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.

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