Professional Development

CERTIFICATE IN MUSEUMS STUDIES

As part of its mandate to promote professionalism and skills development within the museum community, the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador provides a Certificate in Museum Studies. This program provides museum workers with a general introduction into current theories, standards, and best practices for museums. The content of the certificate program is based on topics covered in MANL’s Best Practices publication.

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MIDDAY MUSEUMS

Join MANL for Midday Museums, a series of webinars, discussion sessions and networking events, set for noon on the last Tuesday of each month. Put that monthly lunch hour Midday Museums date in your calendars! We’ll gather on Zoom and sometimes in person/hybrid, to talk about funding applications, collections management, supervising student staff and other topics.

All sessions are completely free of charge.

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UPCOMING TRAINING

Introduction to Preventative Conservation


APPLY FOR A CMA BURSARY!

With the support of the Government of Canada, the CMA is pleased to offer The Emerging Professional Development Bursaries to assist museum professionals in their professional development. MANL encourages all its members to apply for the Emerging Professional Development Bursary. PLEASE NOTE: You must apply for a bursary four weeks before the event you are planning to attend.

The Emerging Professional Development Bursaries are given out to promote the exchange of knowledge and learning between museum professionals at the beginning of their careers. The program provides financial assistance to individuals to attend short courses, seminars, and workshops, including with costs of travel, accommodation and registration fees.

Email: bursaries@museums.ca
Fax: (613) 233-5438


PAST TRAINING

2024

MANL Midday Museums: Let’s Talk About CEDP Funding!

CCI: Response Ready? Developing an Emergency Response Plan for Heritage Institutions

MANL: Phase Box and Encapsulation – Grand Falls-Windsor

MANL: Introductions to Museum Governance and Management

MANL: Phase Box and Encapsulation – Carbonear

BCMA: Hosting Successful Hybrid Events

MANL Midday Museums: Let’s Talk Digital!

2023

MANL: Public Programming for Museums: An Introduction

MANL: Introduction to Exhibit Development

2022

MANL: Public Programming for Museums: An Introduction

MANL: Introduction to Exhibit Development

CCI: Bug Bites

ANLA Webinar Series: Basic Archives – An Introduction to Archival Practice

YCW: Virtual Application Workshop

2021

MANL: Introduction to Collections Management

CCI: Introduction to the Identification and Care of Photographic Materials