Education and Professional Development
MAS offers diverse education, training, and professional development learning opportunities.
Our programs are designed for designed to meet the diverse needs of our members and our greater arts, culture, and heritage community. Our organization serves you - whether you are a volunteer, paid staff, museum board member, or simply interested in learning more about museums!
We engage with the greater arts, culture, and heritage community and work in partnership with like-minded organizations throughout the province to bring unique learning opportunities to our province.
To learn more about each program and service, browse through the side menu and contact us for more information.
Join us on 28 June for a digitization workshop with Saskatchewan History Online (SHO). This workshop will lead you through the digitization process to help you create processes that are efficient and sustainable for your museum. You’ll learn about setting up or sustaining a digitization program, best practices and guidelines for digital collections, building a support network, and fostering a community approach to digitizing Saskatchewan collections.
This workshop is part of SHO’s mandate to train and support galleries, libraries, archives, and museums) interested in digitization to develop an engaging research experience and useable data and digital files. Learn more about SHO at saskhistoryonline.ca.
9:30 AM, 28 June 2013
Craik Eco-Centre, Craik, Saskatchewan
Cost $20 (includes lunch)
Register Online You can now register online for any of our courses and workshops. Payment will be processed offline. Online Registration Form
Winter Education Calendar The Winter 2013 Education Calendar is now available. Don't miss out on the latest MAS news, informative articles, and upcoming classes and workshops! 2013 Winter Education Calendar
Visit our Resources page
for links to museum studies programs throughout Canada, websites
focusing on arts, culture, and heritage, and access to resources and
publications to further your own professional development.
CMA Travel Bursaries
The Canadian Museums
Association Travel Bursaries are available to assist museum professionals
(including volunteers) to attend professional development activities. For more
details on the CMA Bursary Program, please visit CMA website at http://www.museums.ca,
and click on "Bursary Program", under "Funds" or contact Véronique Chikuru at
(613) 567-0099 ext 228.
Update: The new deadline for applications is three weeks prior to the event. There is a dollar limit for each event; don't wait to apply.
Please note: This is
not a MAS-directed program. Any inquiries should be directed to CMA
contact noted above.
If you need assistance, have questions, or want more information, please contact us. We always want to hear your ideas and suggestions for further professional development and learning opportunities.
Association of Saskatchewan
424 McDonald Street
Telephone: 1-306-780-9279 or Toll-Free in Saskatchewan: 1-866-568-7386
Professional Development Coordinator
MAS gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Department of Canadian Heritage Museums Assistance Program, Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust, and SaskCulture.