Professional Development

Advance your career with learning and professional development training opportunities offered throughout the year. OMA members receive a discount on professional development seminars and workshops.

Professional Development Registration

We Care about your Wellbeing, Expert Voice Speaker Series Being Offered for Free
Join us for one or all of the sessions below. The speaker series is free, but registration is required. Once you register, you will be sent the Zoom login information before each session. Register here
Creative Expression of Art Therapy - Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 10:00am, Central Time
Stress Management - Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10:00am, Central Time
Stories of Historical Loss, Trauma, and Resilience - Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:00am, Central Time

Scholarship applications are accepted from eligible OMA members for most OMA programs.

2020 Professional Development Sponsors
Oklahoma Museums Association programs and services are made possible with assistance from The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation, National Cowboy & Western Heritage MuseumSmith Carney & Company P.C., Quail Creek Bank, The Springer Company, Grady County Historical Society, Daystar Foundation and Library, Inc., Dane & Lynn Pollei, Collections Research for Museums, West Oklahoma City Rotary Club, Western Center for the Conservation of Fine Art, Osage Nation Museum, Oologah Historical Society and the following:

Oklahoma Arts Council
National Endowment for the Arts
Kirkpatrick Family Fund
Oklahoma Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities
Oklahoma Humanities H.O.P.E. Grantee


Registration Policy

Registration cannot be shared. OMA may offer special  registration rates for two registrants from the same institution for specific workshops (e.g., MARC). These rates only apply to the specified workshop and not other OMA training or events. Please register only one person per form if special registration rates do not apply.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Attendee cancellations received by the registration deadline are eligible for a refund unless otherwise noted. Cancellations received after the registration deadline are non-refundable. All cancellations must be in writing. Participant substitutions are accepted at any time. OMA is not responsible for cancellations sent but never received.

OMA reserves the right to cancel a program at any time.  In the event of a program cancellation, participants will receive a full registration refund. OMA is not responsible for any expenses, travel or otherwise, incurred as a result of participation in or cancellation of a program.

Assistive Needs
The Oklahoma Museums Association strives to ensure programs and activities are accessible to all interested persons, including those who are disabled, have impaired vision or hearing, or other sensory impairments. Please notify us no later than two weeks if you have assistive needs for any of our programs.