The Museums Association of Saskatchewan (MAS) offers a variety of programs and services that contribute to the advancement of Saskatchewan museums. Click here to find out how they can be of assistance.
The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) is now accepting applications for emergency assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations. This assistance will help organizations care for their heritage collections during these exceptional circumstances. The deadline to apply is September 1, and these emergency grants are awarded on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED basis, so apply NOW!
For full details on program eligibility and information on how to apply, please visit COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations.
For more information from the Federal government regarding this program visit their WEBSITE. For FAQs visit this PAGE.
For an easy to print breakdown of the program click HERE
With the Re-Open Saskatchewan plan underway, now is the time for museums to plan the next steps in order to re-open to the public and maintain a safe and healthy environment for staff, volunteers, and visitors. Considerations When Re-Opening Museums endeavours to outline in board terms the four stages of re-opening museums to the public and encouraging museums to think through what each step will mean for them. Read more here
Join the Museum of Saskatchewan Weekly Chats. Click here for more information
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Em Ironstar at email@example.com.
Call for Submissions: 2020 MAS Awards – deadline extended to June 30, 2020. The MAS Awards provide an opportunity to recognize excellence in the Saskatchewan museum community. Click here for more information.
The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) is offering some resources to help museums with cleaning or enhancing their collections data. They are making available a weekly series of short best practice recommendations for data cleaning and encourage exchange within the museum community on this topic.
These are presented in two special Facebook groups (one in English at https://www.facebook.com/groups/CleanMuseumsData/ and one in French at https://www.facebook.com/groups/NettoyageDonneeMusee/).
Is your museum in need of being re-organized. Click here to read about RE-ORG: A Method to Reorganize Museum Storage
Standards for Saskatchewan Museums
If you would like to become familiar with Standards for Saskatchewan Museums, click here.