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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!

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RMP Materials Now Available

 

The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are now available! Remember - Institutional Profiles are due May 31.

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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!

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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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Events

  • Research (CMS 19 - 05)

    Jun
    7

    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)

    May
    10

    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)

    May
    31

    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.

    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.

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