Benefits

Membership benefits at a glance - click to view

Besides the distinct advantage of being connected to the national museum community, there are plenty of other benefits of becoming a Canadian Museums Association member. The CMA offers savings in a multiplicity of forms, with collective purchasing power and substantial membership base. You will also receive access to:

  • Professional Development: Deepen your knowledge, hone your skills, and widen your network of contacts at the CMA's annual national conference, museum shop conferences, and regional symposiums and workshops. Take advantage of CMA's wide range of resources for museum professionals, including books, guidelines, reports, training videos, and benchmarking surveys.

  • Group Insurance: The CMA offers members special insurance programs designed specifically for museums. CMA's group buying power allows for the broadest coverage at the most competitive rates. Insurance packages can be purchased for museum collections, director and officer liability, and healthcare.

  • Community connection: Every two months, you'll receive Muse, our internationally-acclaimed, full-colour, bilingual magazine featuring in-depth articles, news, and opinion pieces on issues of importance in the Canadian museum community. You can also choose to sign up for regular news alerts, via email, and updates on topics such as new legislation, major funding decisions and international crises. You will also receive by email the CMA's daily news clipping service, keeping you on top of the game when it comes to museum news in Canada. Stay connected to the other dedicated professionals in the field.

  • Savings: As a member of the CMA, you'll receive free admission to participating museums, reduced fees for CMA conferences and symposiums, discounts on advertising rates in Muse, free job advertising , discounts on all CMA publications, and more!

Download the list of participating museums