Log in
WMA Annual Meeting, in partnership with OMA, October 6-9, 2022. Portland, OR.
vintageTEK Museum
Benton County Historical Society
High Desert Museum
Troutdale Historical Society
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
History Museum of Hood River County
Five Oaks Museum

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.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sponsor OMA programs


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.

Register now

August meet up in person!

Sunday, August 28, 2022, 3-6 pm PDT

Please join us in person for a meet up at beautiful Cascade Locks Historical Museum, overlooking the Columbia River. Bring your family, friends, pets and make a day of it!

The meet up will take place outdoors, and the museum will be open for visitors.

Register now

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."

Sponsors and supporters

Artech logo

Sticky Co. logo

Rachel Cristine Consulting logo

CatalogIt logo

Art Solutions Lab logo

Lucidea logo

WMA logo

Spacesaver Specialists logo

Alchemy of Design logo

NEDCC logo

Oregon Heritage logo

Mason Bee logo

Oregon Digital Newspapers logo

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

Copyright 2022 - Oregon Museums Association

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software