Association of Manitoba Museums

Current Course Calendar

Certificate Program in Museum Practice


Museums & Education: Friday, Februrary 8, 2019, Fort la Reine Museum (Portage la Prairie)

Museum programming means sharing stories your museum has to tell with visitors. Programming can be aimed at school children, adults, seniors, and/or families. Programs can be developed around school curriculum, current social issues or they can offer an opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the life and activities of days gone by.

Click HERE for more information or to register*

Fees: (see below)

*Please note there is a discount if a museum registers two participants for the same course

Registration deadline: January 31, 2019

Specialized Courses

Mount Making - CCI: April 16 & 17, 2019, Parks Canada (145 McDermot Ave.), Winnipeg

A properly displayed object shows off its attributes, while not putting it at risk of damage.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • understand and explain why mounts are important and how best they can be designed and tailored to fully protect and support objects
  • choose appropriate materials, tools and techniques for making support mounts
  • make safe and accurate measurements of museum objects using appropriate tools
  • recognize, design and produce safe, efficient mounts

Each participant is expected to produce one to three mounts during the workshop, depending on experience and on the complexity of their project(s). The workshop ends with a round-table review of the mounts created during the workshop.

Fees: (see below)

Registration Deadline: March 29, 2019 - This course is now full and additional registrations will be put on a wait list.

Click HERE to register or email the AMM office.




Training Calender

November 2018 to September 2021

Please contact the AMM office in case changes have been made.

Professional Development Grants:

The Canadian Museums Association offers grants to AMM members attending courses. Applications should be submitted to the CMA four weeks in advance of the course. Information and Application forms are available on the CMA website.

The Winnipeg Foundation also offers grants for Professional Development.

Course Fees

Please note that course registration fees are subject to change.

Member rates:
One day course
   $125 for the first registration
  * $110 for second participant from the same institution

Two day course
   $180 for the first registration
  * $150 for second participant from the same institution

* It is up to the institution to register participants together so the discount may be applied. Individual registrations will be invoiced for the full fee.

Non-member rates:
One day course

Two day course

Courses are limited to 20 participants unless otherwise stated.

If you require a PO# please provide it with your registration.