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Supporting museums, cultural institutions and professionals to create a vibrant museum community across Oregon.

Welcome to the Oregon Museums Association

Founded in 1978, the Oregon Museums Association (OMA) is a non-profit membership organization that provides resources and services to over 200 museums, cultural institutions and associated professionals throughout Oregon. OMA's mission is to provide professional development and networking opportunities to build the capacity of Oregon's museums, through regional workshops, an annual conference, newsletter and website.

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Jennifer Fang, PhD

Keynote speaker
OMA 2019 Annual Conference

OMA is proud to announce that Jennifer Fang, PhD will be the keynote speaker at our annual conference. Jennifer is the Assistant Director and Manager of Programs at the Portland Chinatown History Foundation, a partnership between Chinatown community elders and academic historians to preserve and tell the overlooked history of Chinese people in the region. In December 2018, the Foundation opened the Portland Chinatown Museum. 

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Call for proposals deadline extended to June 28, 2019

OMA 2019 Annual Conference 
Finding Common Ground
September 15-17, 2019, John Day, OR

Call for proposals deadline extended! We are looking for energized presenters to discuss projects and programs from around the state. Program formats include individual presentations, panels, and case studies. All session ideas will be considered and all are encouraged to apply. Deadline June 28, 2019.

Looking for board member

OMA is actively seeking a new board member. We welcome all applications from museum professionals throughout Oregon with preference for those working in tribal communities, Eastern Oregon and/or culturally-specific institutions. View our current board of directors

Please read the full job description and how to apply here.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
Contact: connect@oregonmuseums.org 
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