The Museums 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.
Young Canada Works – National Trust for Canada – “YCW creates meaningful youth employment in the built heritage sectors, by helping employers who offer student summer jobs and internship positions in such areas as historic research, heritage site interpretation, Doors Open events, and much more.” Grant application deadline for Summer Employment is January 15, 2019. Click here for more information.
The 2019 Call for Proposals for Community Stories is now open. The deadline to submit your proposal is February 5, 2020 at 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. The Community Stories investment stream helps smaller Canadian museums and heritage organizations work with their communities to develop online exhibits that engage audiences in the stories, past and present, of Canada’s communities.
For the 2019 Call for Proposals, eligible organizations are invited to submit a proposal for an online local history exhibit on the subject of their choice. Exhibits are developed in a custom-built, user-friendly template.
Projects that receive funding through the Community Stories investment stream must be available online in both English and French for a period of five years following launch. To complete your application, please read the guidelines and complete the online proposal form. See the most recent samples of Community Stories exhibits
MAS 2020 Conference is being held in Estevan, SK on Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th. This year’s conference theme is Stuff to Stories 2.0. Call for presentations are being accepted by using the online submission form. Submit your presentation by Friday, February 14, 2020. Read more.
The MAS Awards provide an opportunity to recognize excellence in the Saskatchewan museum community. The 2020 MAS Awards will be presented at the Annual Conference & AGM in Estevan, SK on June 5th, 2020. Online applications are available online now.
They prefer to accept submissions online, however, if you require this nomination form as a hard copy, please call Em Ironstar at 306-780-9451 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is April 15, 2020.
Please note: You can download/view a PDF copy of the awards criteria & application form online. Checkout Past Winners… 2019 MAS Awards Recipients & 2018 MAS Awards Recipients
The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) present their first podcast series: CCI and CHIN: In Our Words.
If you would you like to learn more about the evolution of the conservation of heritage collections in Canada and you are curious about how collections are managed and made accessible, then this is the show for you! Episodes are free! Subscribe to receive a notification when a new one is released. To listen: On your iPhone through the Apple Podcasts app On your Android phone through the Google Podcasts app
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.