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.
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.
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
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
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.