Summer 2020

In this issue

Disaster preparedness is something Muse magazine has covered more than a few times over the years. When it seemed like the entire province of Alberta...


Beyond now, looking wider and further

The CMA, through our website updates, daily clippings service and social media posts, together with information from our provincial and territorial partners...

Museum celebrates International Astronomy Day

To celebrate International Astronomy Day on May 2, the Manitoba Museum’s Planetarium hosted online activities, including...

CMA’s Reconciliation Program

Following the mandate set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #67...

Museums during the pandemic

What will happen a month from now? There was a time not so long ago when work had a degree of predictability and...

Fellows Corner

At the beginning of May, new CMA Fellows Chair Robin Inglis asked other Fellows for comments about...

Museums Together

The past few months have without a doubt been a challenging time for the Canadian museum sector,...

Petit Montmorency sabre

There is an interesting French sword in the Fredericton Region Museum’s collection. According to...

Museums’ futures discuss the future of museums

When Chantel Prémont said she’s “trying to find out exactly where I belong,” she could have been describing...

Discovering virtual adventures

Launched three years ago with the generous support of Parks Canada, Canada Historic Places Day is a national day facilitated by...

Digital shift

While digital was once a peripheral consideration for many museums, it has become, by force of circumstance, the only option for many...

Museums at home

Enjoy a small selection of the digital offerings of Canada’s museums while you practice social distancing. You can view the full list of...

Space for the virtual in curatorial futures

Since 2005, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (ACC) has made space for communities to come together as Indigenous curators, artists, arts professionals,...

A museum without walls

A museum without a physical location might have seemed strange to most people, especially before the COVID-19 pandemic forced us...

Summer students

Every year, the Young Canada Works program funds employment for thousands of Canadian students and recent graduates at museums across...