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Annual Conference

WMA 2020 Annual Meeting, co-hosted by OMA, Postponed to future year 

In light of pandemic-related restrictions, the 2020 Western Museums Association (WMA) Conference, co-hosted by OMA, has been postponed to a future year.

How can OMA support you?

Like many museums, OMA has embraced this time of change and uncertainty as an opportunity to grow and investigate new opportunities. As a member organization, we need your input to help us plan. Please answer a short, 2-question survey.

Sponsorship opportunities

See our sponsorship page for details.

See our sponsorship flyer.

If you'd like to sponsor OMA at the 2021 conference, please contact us at connect@oregonmuseums.org

Photos from the 2019 Annual Conference

Comments from 2019 Annual Conference attendees

“This was a great first conference. I'm excited for years to come!”

“I thoroughly enjoyed the conference. I found all sessions to be very engaging and relevant. It was absolutely invigorating!”

"This conference was a big step up in professionalism and impact. Quality of the sessions was particularly high. OMA fulfills an important niche in strengthening relationships across the state.”

"This was my first conference! It was fun. The board members were great at helping an introvert like me mingle. :)"

Past Conferences

2019: Finding Common Ground

September 15-17, 2019
John Day, OR


2018: Resilience: Responding to Change

September 9, 10 and 11, 2018
Hood River, OR

Conference Schedule

2017: Dialogue

September 10-12, 2017
Astoria, OR

2016: Engage!

October 2015
Eugene, OR

Conference Schedule

2015: Telling the Whole Story

Diversity and Change in Today's Museums
October 11-13, 2013
Pendleton, OR

Conference Schedule

2014: Connecting & Collaborating

Inspiring Museums for New Generations
October 26-28, 2014
Portland, OR

Conference Schedule

2012: Museums & the New Normal: Building Relevance in Your Community

October 28-30, 2012

Ashland, OR

Conference Schedule

2011: The Sustainable Museum: People, Environment, Economy

October 16-18, 2011
Philomath, OR

Conference Schedule

2007: Lifelong Learning

October 21, 22, 2007
Astoria, OR

Conference Schedule








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