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OMA's Webinar "How Have Travelers Changed, & What You Need to Consider to Get Them to Your Site"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "How Have Travelers Changed, & What You Need to Consider to Get Them to Your Site," held March 22, 2021. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the speakers' presentations. Session presented by:  Melinda Huntley, Executive Director, Ohio Travel Association; Jamison Pack, Chief Marketing Officer, Ohio History Connection.

"How Have Travelers Changed, & What You Need to Consider to Get Them to Your Site" webinar recording

"How Have Travelers Changed, & What You Need to Consider to Get Them to Your Site" webinar presentation

OMA's Webinar "2021 Statehood Day Legislative Priorities"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "2021 Statehood Day Legislative Priorities," held March 2, 2021. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as additional documents from our presenters. Session presented by:  Pat Williamsen, executive director of Ohio Humanities; Melinda Huntley, executive director of the Ohio Travel Association; Dr. Charles Wash, executive director of the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center; Joyce Barrett, executive director of Heritage Ohio; Todd Kleismit, director of community and government relations with the Ohio History Connection; Al Tonetti, trustee of the Ohio Archaeological Council.

"2021 Statehood Day Legislative Priorities" webinar recording

2021 Statehood Day Legislative Priorities Document

Historic Tax Credit Information

Ohio Travel Association Statehood Day Talking Points

Ohio Museums 2021 General Impact Statement

Ohio Museums State Snapshot Impact Info sheet

OMA's Webinar "Online Fundraising: Two Case Studies"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Online Fundraising: Two Case Studies," held February 8, 2021. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the session presentation slides. Session presented by: Traci Buckner, Executive Director at Akron Children's Museum; Kelli Kling, Director of the Wood County Museum; and Marissa Muniz, Marketing & Events Coordinator at the Wood County Museum.

"Online Fundraising: Two Case Studies" webinar recording

"Online Fundraising: Two Case Studies - Akron Children's Museum 'Grownup Playdate' " webinar presentation

"Online Fundraising: Two Case Studies - Wood County Museum '2021 Gala Fundraiser' " webinar presentation

OMA's Webinar "Your Museum and the New Federal Stimulus"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Your Museum and the New Federal Stimulus: An Overview of the New Coronavirus Stimulus and Relief Package," held January 14, 2021. See below for the webinar recording from the session. Session presented by: Stephen White, Esq., Vice President of External Affairs, Strategic Initiatives, and Business Development, and serves as In-House Counsel at the Center for Science and Industry (COSI)

"Your Museum and the New Federal Stimulus" Webinar Recording

OMA's Webinar "Best Practices for Virtual Advocacy Meetings"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Best Practices for Virtual Advocacy Meetings," held January 11, 2021. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the session presentation slides. Session presented by: Ember Farber, Director, Advocacy at the American Alliance of Museums.

"Best Practices for Virtual Advocacy Meetings" webinar recording

"Best Practices for Virtual Advocacy Meetings" webinar presentation

OMA's Webinar "Meaningful Frontline Staff Management and Engagement

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Meaningful Frontline Staff Management and Engagement," held December 14, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session. Session presented by: Cyndi Helmstetter, Visitor Engagement Manager at the Museum of the American Revolution; and Daniel Corti, Director of the Faith and Liberty Discovery Center.

"Meaningful Frontline Staff Management and Engagement" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Advocacy After an Election"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Advocacy After an Election," held November 30, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session. Session presented by: Stephen White, Esq., Vice President of External Affairs, Strategic Initiatives, and Business Development, and serves as In-House Counsel at the Center for Science and Industry (COSI); and Allie Greiwe, Director of External Affairs at COSI

"Advocacy After an Election" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Virtual Accessibility in the time of COVID"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Virtual Accessibility in the time of COVID," held October 12, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the presentation slides. Session presented by: Molly Uline-Olmstead, Executive Director at Art Possible Ohio; Megan Fitze, Director of Programs at Art Possible Ohio.

"Virtual Accessibility in the time of COVID" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Volunteers in the time of COVID"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Volunteers in the time of COVID," held September 28, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the presentation slides. Session presented by: Jenny Woods, President of the American Association for Museum Volunteers; Marne Bariso, Volunteer and intern manager at the Chicago History Museum and a Mid-West Regional Director on the board of the American Association for Museum Volunteers.

"Volunteers in the time of COVID" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Working with Schools in the Age of Social Distancing"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Working with Schools in the Age of Social Distancing," held August 24, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session. Session presented by: Khaz Finley, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Learning Center & Money Museum; Elle Benak, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Learning Center & Money Museum; and Carla Mello, Ohio History Connection.

"Working with Schools in the Age of Social Distancing" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Navigating Challenges of the New Workplace"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Navigating Challenges of the New Workplace," held July 27, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as additional session resources (coming soon). Session presented by: Kate Buchanan, Senior Client Advisor at Dewitt Stern; Blair Wunderlich, Risk Advisor at DeWitt Stern; and Suzanne Dodge, Vice President and Human Resources Consultant at Risk Strategies

Moderator: Anne Lampe, Executive Director of the Museum Trustee Association

"Navigating Challenges of the New Workplace" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Best Practices in Conflict Resolution and De-escalation"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Best Practices in Conflict Resolution and De-escalation," held June 9, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the slides that were used during the presentation. Session presented by: Nancy Jobe, with Redle Psychological Services and the Massillon Museum; and Mindy Galik, Manager for Public Safety and Gallery Experience at the Columbus Museum of Art.

"Best Practices in Conflict Resolution and De-escalation" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Responsible RestartOhio Museum Sector Reopening Guidelines"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Responsible RestartOhio Museum Sector Reopening Guidelines," held June 8, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the reopen guidelines from the State of Ohio, and the slides that were used during the presentation. Session presented by: Stephen White, Vice President of External Affairs, Strategic Initiatives and Business Development at COSI, and Angela Meleca, Executive Director of the Ohio Citizens for the Arts.

"Responsible RestartOhio Museum Sector Reopening Guidelines" webinar recording

Responsible RestartOhio Museum Sector Reopening Guidelines - Mandatory Guidelines from the State of Ohio

Additional Guidelines from other Museum Organizations - for museums that want to go above and beyond the state mandatory guidelines, below are some resources that might be helpful for museums.

OMA Reopen Guideline Considerations (and other reopen information)

OMA's Webinar "Best Practices in Keeping Museums Clean and Safe for Guests and Staff"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Best Practices in Keeping Museums Clean and Safe for Guests and Staff," held May 29, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as the slides that were used during the presentation. Session presented by: Dr. Virginia Dee Banks, infectious disease physician with Northeast Ohio Infectious Disease Associates in Youngstown, Ohio.


"Best Practices in Keeping Museums Clean and Safe for Guests and Staff" webinar recording

Best Practices in Keeping Museums Clean and Safe for Guests and Staff slide presentation - COMING SOON

OMA's Webinar "Caring for Collections During COVID-19"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Caring for Collections During COVID-19," held May 26, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session, as well as a resource list that was used during the presentation. Session presented by: Wendy Partridge, Paintings Conservator; Michael Belman, Head of Objects Conservation; and Jane Hammond, Head of Textiles Conservation - all of ICA-Art Conservation.


"Caring for Collections During COVID-19" webinar recording

OMA's Webinar "Effectively Communicating Your Museum Reopen and Beyond"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Effectively Communicating Your Museum Reopen and Beyond," held May 18, 2020. See below for the webinar recording from the session. Session presented by: Ceci Dadisman, Digital Marketing Manager, FORM

OMA's Webinar "Membership Best Practices During and After a Closure"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Membership Best Practices During and After a Closure," held May 11, 2020. See below for the webinar recording and the slidedeck Dana Hines from Membership Consultants shared during the session.

OMA's Webinar "Fundraising in Troubled Times"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Fundraising in Troubled Times," held: April 14, 2020. See below for the webinar recording and resources from Benefactor Group that were mentioned during the session. Speakers in this webinar included: Laura Mac Donald, Principal of Benefactor Group; Hillary Bates, Chief Development Officer at the Ohio History Connection, and Jessimi Jones, Executive Director of the Springfield Museum of Art.
Donors + The Cares Act
(Adobe PDF File)
Fundraisers + The CARES Act
(Adobe PDF File)

OMA's Webinar "Evaluation Strategies for Busy Practitioners"

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Evaluation Strategies for Busy Practitioners," held: February 18, 2020. See below for the webinar recording and powerpoint presentation from the session given by Jeanine Ancelet from Audience Focus.

OMA and OHC's "Museums Advocacy: Out of Many, One!" Webinars

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA and OHC webinars, "Museums Advocacy: Out of Many, One!" Two webinars were held: February 10, 2020 and February 14, 2020. See below for the webinar recordings from the sessions given by Todd Kleismit.

OMA's "Facebook Advertising: A Step-By-Step Guide" Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Facebook Advertising: A Step-By-Step Guide," December 16, 2019. See below for the presentation from the session given by Ceci Dadisman, as well as a webinar recording.

OMA's "Moving up the Museum Ladder: How to take your career to the next level" Workshop

Thank you to those who joined us in Akron for the OMA workshop, "Moving up the Museum Ladder: How to take your career to the next level," October 14, 2019. See below for the presentation from the session at the Akron Zoo.

OMA's Got a Grant? Great! Now What? Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Got a Grant? Great! Now What?," on February 11, 2019. Please see below for a copy of the presentation and recording of the webinar.

OMA's X's and O's of Distance Learning Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "X's and O's of Distance Learning," on December 10, 2018. Please see below for a recording of the webinar.

OMA's "Marauder's" Mapping Your Career Workshop

Thank you to those who joined us in Cincinnati for the OMA workshop, "Marauder's Mapping Your Career," October 22, 2018. See below for the presentation and other resources we discussed during the session at the Taft Museum of Art.

Marauders Map
(Adobe PDF File)
Potion
(Adobe PDF File)
Discover Your Traits and Values
(Microsoft Word Document)
Examples of Workplace Traits
(Microsoft Word Document)

OMA and FORM's Email Communications Makeover

Thank you to those who joined us in Akron for the OMA and FORM workshop, "Email Communications Makeover," August 20, 2018. See below for the presentation and other resources we discussed during the session at the Akron Art Museum.

Email Communications Makeover Slideshow Presentation

Ideal Customer Template

Subject Line Practice Exercise

LaPlaca Cohen Culture Track Report

Book by Lee Gallagher, Precision Marketing: Maximizing Revenue Through Relevance

OMA's Member Benefit Webinar - CompManagement

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA Member Benefit Webinar - CompManagement on May 21, 2018. See below for a recording of the webinar, as well as a copy of the presentation.


OMA's Crowdfunding for Museums Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for the OMA webinar, "Crowdfunding for Museums," on February 20, 2018. Please see below for a recording of the webinar.

OMA's Open Your Mind: Introduction to Implicit Bias Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's webinar, "Open Your Mind: Introduction to Implicit Bias," on December 11, 2017. The recorded session was emailed to registered participants. If you did not receive your recorded copy of the webinar, please contact OMA.

See below for other resources we d
iscussed during our online session.

If you have questions for presenter Ryan Wynett you didn’t get a chance to ask during the session, or want to learn more about the Implicit Bias Learning Lab at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, you can contact Ryan at [email protected].

OMA and POBA's Promoting Your Collection with #CelebrateOhioArts Webinar

Thank you to those who joined us for OMA and POBA's webinar on #CelebrateOhioArts, October 23, 2017. See below for presentations and other resources we discussed during our online session. To submit your #CelebrateOhioArts artist information to POBA, please email: [email protected]

#CelebrateOhioArts Blog Template
(Microsoft Word Document)

OMA's Engaging Teens in Museums

Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Engaging Teens in Museums, August 28, 2017. See below for presentations and other resources we discussed during the session at the Toledo Museum of Art.

    Cleveland Museum of Art Presentation

    COSI Presentation

    COSI Presentation
    (Adobe PDF File)
    COSI Tips
    (Adobe PDF File)

    Detroit Institute of Arts Presentation

    Toledo Museum of Art Presentation

    Toledo Zoo Presentation

    Toledo Zoo Presentation
    (Adobe PDF File)

    OMA's Establishing a Successful Internship Program

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Establishing a Successful Internship Program, February 13, 2016. See below for the presentation and other resources we discussed during the webinar.

    OMA's Museum Job Applications: Getting An Edge Workshop Resources

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Museum Job Applications: Getting An Edge workshop, October 4, 2016, sponsored by Walsh University. See below for the presentation we viewed during our session.

    OMA Becoming the Strongest Possible Grant Candidate Workshop Resources

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Becoming the Strongest Possible Grant Candidate workshop, September 19, 2016 at the Ohio History Center. See below for the presentations and handouts we viewed during our session.

    OMA Funding for Conservation & Preservation Projects Workshop Resources

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Funding for Conservation and Preservation Projects workshop, July 11, 2016, presented by ICA-Art Conservation at Malabar Farm. See below for the presentation we viewed during our session.

    Ohio C2C Sustainable Preservation Practices Workshop Resources

    The Ohio Connecting to Collections Partners thank those who joined us for the Ohio C2C Sustainable Preservation Practices workshop, October 22, 2014 at the State Library of Ohio. See below for links to some of the resources we discussed during our session.

     

    OMA Mold Prevention and Mitigation Workshop Resources

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Put Mold on Hold in Exhibits and Storage workshop, September 8, 2014, presented by ICA-Art Conservation at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. See below for links to some of the resources we discussed during our session.

     

    OMA Disaster Planning Workshop

    Thank you to those who joined us for OMA's Disaster Planning Redux workshop, June 23, 2014 at ICA-Art Conservation. See below for links to the resources we discussed during our session.


    Museums Uncovered: Meeting Colleagues and Sharing Ideas

    This series of programs offers Ohio museum professionals the opportunity to gather, discuss and learn about other museums in Ohio. Each program features a "behind-the-scenes" event focusing on an important issue. If your museum is doing something innovative or has had to tackle a problem that you would like to share, please let OMA know. We will do our best to schedule a Museums Uncovered program at your museum.

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