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Become a Member of Oregon's Statewide Network of Museum Professionals and Supporters

Member Benefits

Join the Oregon Museums Association and gain access to the following member benefits:

  • E-Dispatch, the OMA’s monthly e-mail notice of museum news and events.
  • Discounts on registration fees to OMA meetings and workshops.
  • Each member is entitled to one vote at OMA business meetings.
  • Access to members-only content on the OMA website.

Institutional Members

Institutional memberships are for museums and, in addition to the basic benefits, receive a free listing on OMA website and inclusion in OMA directories. Institutional members may send up to five staff members (paid staff, volunteers, or board members, who need not be individual members of OMA) to OMA meetings and workshops at the discount rate.


OMA Institutional members should qualify as a museum by the definition of the International Council of Museums:

"A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment."

Business Members
Corporate/Business membership is for individuals or companies who do business with museums or wish to support the OMA and its activities. A Corporate/Business membership receives the basic benefits and a listing on the OMA website.

Individual, Volunteer, and Student Members
Join Oregon's network of museum professionals! Individual, student and volunteer member levels provide members with access to members-only content and resources as well as all standard member benefits.

Join online or download and print a membership form today!

Member Levels and Dues

Individual: $25.00
Volunteer: $15.00
Student:   $15.00

Level 1 (annual operating budget less than $50,000):   $75
Level 2 (annual operating budget $50,000-$200,000):  $120
Level 3 (annual operating budget $200,000 and above):   $180

Corporate/Business:   $75.00

Membership is based on the calendar year, starting on January 1st and ending on December 31.


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Oregon Museums Association

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