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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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It's Meet Up March!

Eugene - Monday, March 20, 2023, 4 - 6 pm

Portland - Thursday, March 23, 2023, 4 - 7 pm

Join your colleagues for some in-person networking and socializing!

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Looking for new Board of Directors members

OMA is looking for members to join our Board of Directors. We are prioritizing the following:

  • Members from Central, Eastern, and Southern Oregon
  • BIPOC museum community
  • Members with advocacy, development, and membership experience
  • Members outside of museums such as businesses, consultants, nonprofits, foundations, local organizations, and retirees
Please read the job description and if you are interested, fill out our volunteer form.

"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
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