Ohio Museums Monthly

January 2023
Vol. 26, Issue 1

Featured this Edition    


The complete brochure for #OMA2023 - Museums, Relationships, & Trust will be released soon! 

 Watch your inbox, and continue to visit the Conference page for complete OMA 2023 information as it becomes available.


Submit your Nominations for OMA's 2022 Annual Awards Program

The Ohio Museums Association is proud to recognize excellence in Ohio’s museums and museums professionals with the 2022 Annual Awards Program! The OMA Awards Program is divided into two categories: the Visual Communication Awards and the Awards of Achievement.

Learn more in the OMA News section!


Student Scholarships Available for OMA 2023

The Ohio Museums Association is committed to connecting and empowering museum professionals at all stages of their career– including our student and emerging museum professionals!

Through generous donations, OMA is very proud to once again offer those students who are seeking careers in the museum field Full Conference Registration Student Scholarships for OMA 2023 in Newark - Lancaster. Learn more in the OMA News section!


Join OMA for our 2023 Saturday Conference Tours

There's more to explore at OMA 2023! Join OMA Saturday, March 25 for our 2023 Saturday Conference tours as we visit six amazing regional museums! Click here to register, and learn more in the OMA News section!

Note: Registration for the Saturday Conference Tour is available as a stand-alone ticket, or can also be added to 2023 Conference Registration during the conference registration process.


Book you rooms at the OMA 2023 Conference Hotel - Cherry Valley Hotel

The Ohio Museums Association is excited to call Cherry Valley Hotel home to our 2023 OMA conference headquarters! Learn how to reserve your rooms in the OMA news section.


Register today for the OMA 2023 Sunday Conference CVB Workshop

Click here to register, and learn more in the OMA News section!

Note: Registration for the Sunday Conference Workshop is available as a stand-alone ticket, or can also be added to 2023 Conference Registration during the conference registration process.


Register today for OMA's January Webinar

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


Register today for the OMA 2023 Sunday Conference EMP Workshop

Click here to register, and learn more in the OMA News section!

Note: Registration for the Sunday Conference Workshop is available as a stand-alone ticket, or can also be added to 2023 Conference Registration during the conference registration process.


January Ohio Museum Director Chat

 

Join OMA and your museum director colleagues from across the state for our bi-monthly colleague chat, Tuesday, January 10 from 11am-12pm.

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


Save the date for January's #OHMuseumChat

The Ohio Museums Association is proud to present our January twitter chat – #OHMuseumChat– Thursday, January 19 at noon!

 

For November's topic, we will be discussing “What we're excited for in 2023.”

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. 


New for 2023 - OMA Conference Fellowships

The Ohio Museums Association is committed to connecting and empowering museum professionals at all stages of their career, and we recognize how important professional development events like conferences are in advancing careers. We also know not all museum professionals have professional development opportunities built into their personal or institutional budgets.

Through generous donations, OMA is very proud to offer conference fellowships to museum professionals, new for OMA 2023 in Newark - Lancaster. Learn more in the OMA News Section!


Become an Exhibitor or Sponsor at the 2023 OMA Annual Conference!

Support the Ohio Museums Association while promoting your business and services to the Ohio museum community as an ExhibitorSponsor or Advertiser as part of the 2023 OMA Annual Conference, March 25-27 in Newark-Lancaster!

Learn more about how your business can get involved on the Conference Vendor page!


January Ohio Museum Membership/Development Chat

Join OMA and your museum membership and development colleagues from across the state for our bi-monthly colleague chat, Monday, January 9 from 1pm-2pm.

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


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.


OMA is on Amazon Smile!

Your amazon purchases can help support OMA's programs and activities. Learn more and make OMA your Amazon Smile organization at https://amzn.to/2PepJTx

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!

Tsione Wolde-Michael, most recently the founding Director of the Smithsonian’s Center for Restorative History, has been named Executive Director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

The North Central Ohio Industrial Museum welcomes Kevin Haring as their New Creative Director.

ICA-Art Conservation has announced the departure of executive director Julie Reilly. Julie will be the next executive director of the Williamstown +Atlanta Art Conservation Center in Massachusetts.

Toledo Museum of Art has named Jennifer McCary as its first chief people and cultural officer.

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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 (January 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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