Awards of Excellence

2020 Award Recipients

Awards of Excellence 2021 - Nominations Deadline Extended

Submit your nominations for the Promising Leadership Award of Excellence by Monday, August 9th, 2021. Read on for more information!


The OMA Awards of Excellence are designed to:

  • recognize outstanding contributions to the Ontario museum community, with emphasis on innovation;
  • advance the museum profession in Ontario;
  • encourage high standards of excellence in the museum field.


Award Categories


  • Community Engagement
  • Exhibitions
  • Programs
  • Publications
  • Special Projects


  • Distinguished Career
  • Promising Leadership
  • Volunteer Service


Download the Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations

Prepare your Nomination


Submit your Nomination

Submit a Letter of Critical Review


Questions? Email

Need some inspiration? Click Here to read about recipients from previous years.