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Welcome to the Oregon Museums Association

Founded in 1978, the Oregon Museums Association (OMA) is a nonprofit organization that provides resources and services to over 250 museums, cultural institutions and associated professionals throughout Oregon.

Mission: The Oregon Museums Association empowers Oregon's museums to thrive. Valuing inclusion and friendship, OMA strengthens connections throughout the Oregon museum community through:

  • Lively discussion and networking at in-person events and via online media;
  • Insightful programming and training at our annual conference and workshops;
  • Targeted advocacy to advance the museum field.

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Join or renew your lapsed membership now and your membership will be good through the end of 2022. That's two months free!

Workshop: How to plan a digitization project

November 9, 2021 10 am - 12 pm

Are you struggling with where to start when it comes to digitizing your collections? Then join Northwest Digital Heritage in this online workshop on how to plan a digitization project. Ross Fuqua will discuss how to identify priority collections, setting realistic goals for your project with the capacity your organization has, what it means to establish a work flow, the importance of meta data, and more. We will also give an overview of Northwest Digital Heritage and how it can factor in to your digitization efforts. A representative from University of Oregon will give a brief overview of the Historic Oregon Newspapers program.

This workshop is hosted by Oregon Heritage and Oregon Museums Association. Attendance is free, but you must register to receive log-in details.

Find out more and register.

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