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WMA Annual Meeting, in partnership with OMA, October 6-9, 2022. Portland, OR.
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Empowering Oregon's museums to thrive

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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Announcements

In-person workshop: Designing outdoor programs for youth

Saturday, July 16, 2022, 11 am - 1 pm PDT
Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, Astoria, OR

Interested in creating outdoor interpretive experiences for kids and teens? Join museum professional and National Park Service Park Ranger Zachary Stocks for a workshop on best practices for creating engaging outdoor programming.

This program will be offered while hiking a portion of the Fort to Sea Trail at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.

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Beyond sticky traps: Practical tips for effective museum pest management

Thursday, August 18, 2022, 12 - 1:30 pm PDT

Presenter: Heather Christenbury, Curator, Coos History Museum

When it comes to museum pest management strategies, preventative care is the safest and most cost-effective option. Whether writing your first pest management policy or simply looking for methods to protect your collections from pests, this webinar will cover how to write a basic integrated pest policy, address pest concerns, and how to keep museum staff and volunteers invested in the process.

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Looking for new Board of Directors members

OMA is looking for a member to join our Board of Directors. We are prioritizing members from  Eastern Oregon.

"OMA fulfills an important niche in strengthening relationships across the state."

"This was a great conference, I'm excited for years to come!"

"The OMA board demonstrates passion, professionalism, and kindness."

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