Last updated: 1/1/2022
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Street Address
2100 NE 52nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Mailing Address
2100 NE 52nd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
phone: 405-424-7757
fax: 405-427-5068
e-mail: info@okmuseums.org
web: www.okmuseums.org
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Brenda Granger, Executive Director
phone: 405-424-7757
Stacy O'Daniel, Administrative Associate
phone: 405-424-7757
Description

The Oklahoma Museums Association exists to assist museums with their efforts to educate, inform and entertain.

OMA is the primary provider of professional training and technical information to staff and volunteers of Oklahoma's 500 museums, historic sites, tribal cultural centers, and historical societies. The OMA office is located in Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City.

Memberships and other earned income, grants, contributions and touring exhibit fees fund OMA's programs. Primary supporters include the Oklahoma Arts Council, Kirkpatrick Family Fund, Oklahoma City Community Foundation, The Kerr Foundation, Inc., and ConocoPhillips Company and museums around the state.

History

OMA is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization founded in 1972. Programming offered by the Oklahoma Museums Association is important as the primary source of information and professional development for Oklahoma's 500 museums, historical societies, historic sites, zoos and botanical gardens, historic houses, living history museums, tribal cultural centers and other museum-related institutions.

Governance

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Publications

MUSENEWS, is the Oklahoma Museums Association's quarterly newsletter. The newsletter is a benefit of membership.

Exhibitions
Wednesday, September 14 - Friday, September 16, 2022
2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference
Enid, Oklahoma
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M Museums: Bringing Communities A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow. Museums are amazing and wonderful places for all. They inspire creativity, preserve history, increase sense of wellbeing and so much more. Join us at at the 2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference as we show how museums bring communities a great big beautiful tomorrow. And hey, we all want a great big beautiful tomorrow. This is your opportunity to share ideas with the Oklahoma museum profession and discuss with your colleagues the ways your museum is bringing communities a great big beautiful tomorrow. conference will be held at the Stride Bank Convention Center.
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MUSEUM CONFERENCES
Tuesday, September 6 - Friday, September 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
WMA 2022 Annual Meeting in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association
Portland, Oregon
Wednesday, September 14 - Friday, September 16, 2022 — Enid, Oklahoma
2022 Oklahoma Museum Conference
Enid, Oklahoma
Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
Buffalo, New York
Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
2022 Oregon Annual Conference, co-hosted with Western Museums Association
Portland, Oregon
Monday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Rogers, Arkansas
SouthEastern Museum Conference 2022 ANNUAL MEETING
Rogers, Arkansas
Tuesday, October 25 - Thursday, October 27, 2022 — Temecula, California
2022 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Temecula, California
Friday, June 23 - Thursday, June 29, 2023 — ,
2023 American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago
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