FAQ and Resources Guide for the COVID-19 Pandemic
Please click the button below for the Alberta Museums
Association's Advisory resources relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AMA will be updating this section as new information and
resources become available.
Membership Advisory: Managing Your Museum's Pandemic
The AMA has compiled resources to help Alberta museums
respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see the information below
on managing your museum's pandemic response.
View Part 1: Activating Your
View Part 2: Workers and
Membership Advisory: Provincial Government Closes All
Alberta Museums in Response to COVID-19
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Alberta
a state of emergency under the Public Health Act. As
part of these measures, more stringent rules and recommendations
are being put in place regarding public gatherings to protect the
health and safety of all Albertans.
These new public health measures include the closure of all
museums across the province, including those not operated by the
Government of Alberta, effective immediately. Please click
below to view our Membership Advisory.
Membership Advisory: Announcement on COVID-19
The Alberta Museums Association has received inquiries about the
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic and how it will impact museum
operations and events. Please click below to view our Membership
Membership Advisory: Government of Alberta Budget 2020
On February 27, 2020, Finance Minister Travis Toews presented
the Government of Alberta's Budget 2020-21, A Plan for Jobs and
the Economy. Please click below to view the Alberta Museums
Save the Date: Conference 2020 Theme Announced
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, please
click the button below.
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.
Thank you for supporting us on Giving
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.
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
RMP Materials Now Available
The full suite of Recognized Museum Program (RMP) materials are
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