Ohio Museums Monthly

June 2023
Vol. 26, Issue 6

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 Register today for OMA's June Webinar

Click here to register, and learn more in the OMA News Section.

OMA Board Testifies in Support of America 250-Ohio

In May, OMA Board officer and executive director of Buckeye Imagination Museum, Fred Boll, testified in support of Ohio House Concurrent Resolution 5 before the House State and Local Government Committee.

Learn more in this month’s Advocacy Update.

June Ohio Museum Mixer


Join OMA and your colleagues from across the state for our virtual networking happy hour- the Ohio Museum Mixer - Thursday, June 29 from 4-5 pm.

Register here, and learn more in the OMA News Section.

Save the date for July's #OHMuseumChat

The Ohio Museums Association is proud to present our July twitter chat – #OHMuseumChat– Thursday, July 20 at noon!


For July's topic, we will be discussing “Ohio's EMP Chapters - Getting Involved and Staying Connected.”

Learn more in the OMA News section!

* Just a reminder that our #OHMuseumChats now take place bi-monthly, on the third Thursday of every odd month. 

OMA Welcomes One Point of Care as our member health benefit partner!

The Ohio Museums Association has announced One Point of Care (opoc.us) as our preferred health benefits provider. OPOC can help your organization with your group health insurance needs by reducing costs and improving benefits – without changing your current provider!

Learn more in the OMA News Section, or visit www.onepointofcare.com/oma, or call 866.676.2871.

People In The News

Have a new hire at your museum? Is a colleague celebrating their retirement? Were you recognized with an award in your field? We want to recognize you! Send your announcements to the Ohio Museums Association for inclusion in our People in the News!

Holden Forests & Gardens has announced Edward Moydell as their next president and CEO, effective September 1.

The Ohio Museums Association is proud to welcome several new board members. They include: Anthony Gibbs, Ohio History Connection; Robyn Kaltenbach, Cleveland Museum of Natural History; Sekoya Kendrick, 1474 Art Inc.; Josh Sarver, COSI; Ethan Powles, ex-officio, Cincinnati EMP-representative.

OMA also recognizes the board members who recently reached the end of their board service: Andrew Bednarski, Cleveland Museum of Natural History; Jason Crabill, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio; Jessica Cyders, Southeast Ohio History Center; Stephen White, COSI; Jacob Simpson (ex-officio, Cincinnati EMP-representative), Cincinnati Type and Print Museum. Thank you for your service to OMA, and to the greater Ohio museum community!

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Your Museum Can Save Big on Workers Compensation Premiums with OMA!

 Did you know? All OMA members are eligible to join our Workers Compensation Group Rating program

through Sedgwick (formerly CompManagement)! Reduce your Workers Comp premiums and support Ohio Museums at the same time - see the OMA news section for details.

OMA Wants You!

Help us keep our database up to date and get the word out about OMA events. Send any changes or additions to address, staff names, promotions, email, or phone to [email protected].

Ohio Museums Monthly (June 1, 2023) is published monthly, twelve times per year, for members of the Ohio Museums Association.

Please direct inquiries or materials for publication to: Ohio Museums Association, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211; p: 614.297.2375; email [email protected]

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