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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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Museums Advocacy Day, February 24-25, 2020, Washington DC

(from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

February 24-25, 2020 is Museums Advocacy Day, a unique opportunity to network with peers from your region and beyond, build your professional advocacy skills, and hear from federal agency and nonprofit leaders. Learn advocacy strategies and techniques you can use on Capitol Hill, with your city council and state legislators, with local and regional funders, and to advocate for yourself throughout your career.

Find out more from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) .

Sponsor OMA at the 2020 Conference

OMA is excited to cohost the WMA 2020 Annual Meeting in Portland October 8-11, 2020. This is an excellent opportunity for Oregon museums professionals to increase their visibility. Sponsoring OMA programs will show your support of Oregon museums, as well as showcase the variety and excellence of the museum community in our state.

  • Close to 400 attendees from 27 US states and 3 Canadian provinces
  • Four days with 40+ sessions, pre-conference tours, activities, and meetings
  • Largest expected turnout from Oregon, Washington and California
Find out more.

What a year! 2019 OMA recap

2019 was an exciting year, full of change and renewal. None of it would have been possible without your support. Thank you to all our  members and friends.

Read the 2019 recap.

"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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