2019 Leadership Awards - Nominations Now Open
Do you know of an individual, institution, or project team that
has done exceptional work or demonstrated innovative thinking?
Nominate them for a 2019 Leadership Award!
RMP Materials Now Available
The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are
now available! Remember - Institutional Profiles are due May
Conference 2019 Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities
The Alberta Museums Association Annual Conference will take
place from September 19 - 21, 2019 at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel in
Edmonton. Click the link below for more information about Trade
Show and Partnership Opportunities!
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
Research (CMS 19 - 05)
Research is undertaken in all areas of museum practice as it is fundamental to the museum's purpose and programs.
Museum Governance (CMS 19 - 03)
As legally constituted organizations, museums must define their governing authorities and public trust responsibilities. This course introduces the basic legal and ethical requirements for operating a museum.
Museums & Society (CMS 19 - 01)
This capstone course re-examines the fundamental purpose and role of museums in society with a focus on the big picture.
Social Responsibility Workshop: Active Museums Shaping their Communities.
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
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.