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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. 

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Membership Advisory: Managing Your Museum's Pandemic Response

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 Emergency Response

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Membership Advisory: Provincial Government Closes  All Alberta Museums in Response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Alberta has declared 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.

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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 Advisory. 

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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 Association's response.

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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.  

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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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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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  • 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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