Conferences and events

The CMA delivers exceptional professional development and networking opportunities though its annual National Museum Conference and other events, conferences and symposia. These initiatives are highly sought-after by and essential for Canada's museum community.

Foundation and Future

Join us on Dec. 4, 2020 for an exciting, free online professional development event, Foundation and Future, intended for the broader museum community. Check out the event program. At this event, the CMA will also conduct a Special General Meeting on proposed changes to the CMA’s bylaws.

CMA National Conference

Held every year in a different city, this conference is the largest national event convening museum professionals from across Canada.

Past conferences

Visit this page to access photos, programs, awards celebrations and more on past conferences.

Hill Day

Organized annually by the CMA and partners, Hill Day is an opportunity for the museum community to raise awareness of and connect with Parliamentarians about museum issues.

International Museum Day

Organized on and around May 18 each year, International Museum Day is an opportunity for organizations around the world to raise awareness of the important role of museums.