Organization of Military Museums of Canada
Course OMMC 2020, planned to be conducted 25 - 31 May 2020 at Sackville, NB, has been cancelled by the OMMC Board of Directors due to the great uncertainty caused by the escalating COVID-19 pandemic. This was a difficult decision and we hope that you understand that we really had no choice.
The next edition of the OMMC Bulletin will provide the details of 2020 course planning.
Be assured that the Directors will be planning OMMC 2021 shortly - details to follow.
OMMC Annual Museum Studies Program, Edmonton, Alberta, 2019
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Mission, Vision, Objectives, Accountability
OMMC is an association of people and organizations with an abiding interest in the military history of Canada, the preservation, display and interpretation of military artifacts and memorabilia, and the effective operation of military museums.
The mission of the OMMC is to preserve the military heritage of Canada by encouraging the establishment and operation of military museums, to educate museum staff through lectures, discussions, workshops, visits, small education grants, publications and exhibits, and to cooperate with other public and private bodies devoted to the same or similar purposes."
The OMMC vision is to foster and be part of a national co-operation in a common agenda to preserve and interpret the military history of Canada, set in the wider context of Canadian and international society and human affairs."
To accomplish the mission, the OMMC will pursue these objectives:
- conduct the annual training course;
- award the small education grants annually;
- broaden the membership across the spectrum of military museums in Canada;
- develop the collaboration with agencies and associations having similar interests;
- generate greater capability for self-sufficiency; and
- maintain qualification as a registered Canadian charity.
OMMC will be clearly accountable to its members, to its supporters in and outside government and to the applicable regulatory agencies of the Government of Canada.