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The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) was founded in 1971 as a
non-profit society through which museum workers could meet for the
benefit of Alberta's developing museum community. Today, the AMA
counts more than 200 Institutional and 250 Individual Members among
its membership of Alberta museums and museum professionals.
The AMA is a member-driven organization that serves the needs of
its membership. It consists of an elected, volunteer Board, an
Executive Director, and a Secretariat to provide leadership, aid,
and service to the Alberta community.
The AMA is accredited under Imagine Canada's Standards Program,
a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and non-profits
designed to help organizations strengthen their operations in five
fundamental areas: board governance; financial accountability and
transparency; fundraising; staff management; and volunteer
The AMA is also certified as a living wage employer by the
Alberta Living Wage Network. This supports ongoing work to
encourage fair and equitable wages across the sector including
funds paid to employees, temporary workers, and
Our Mission: The Alberta Museums Association leads, facilitates,
and supports museums in their vital role with communities.
2021-2022 Financial Statements
Strategic Framework Strategic