Professional Development

Roundtable discussion at the travelling exhibit forum in 2014
Class examines the exterior of an historic building at Sharon Temple National Historic Site
Two class participants hold a bugle and look into the bell with a flashlight.


The Ontario Museum Association provides members with a range of professional development opportunities:

Certificate in Museum Studies

The Ontario Museum Association Certificate in Museum Studies (CMS) is one of the only museum studies training programs offered on a part-time basis for museum workers, both paid and volunteer. The Certificate is often listed as a desirable qualification on museum job postings. Check the calendar for upcoming courses and registration dates.

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Workshops and Webinars

Various workshops and webinars are held throughout the year. Please consult the calendar for upcoming events.

2021-2022 Professional Development Series:
"Decision-Making in the Museum Present and Future."
Call for Proposals and Feedback Now Open!


Symposia and Colloquia

Please visit the Special Projects page to learn more about OMA Symposia and Colloquia, and to access recordings and session information. Please consult the calendar for upcoming events.