The Association of Nova Scotia Museums, using a consultative regional representative model, proactively champions museums through education, outreach, networking and advocacy to achieve excellence.

Museum Fund Steering Committee – apply now

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In spring of 2014 ANSM undertook a survey of Nova Scotians to determine their interest in supporting a fund dedicated to the sustainability of museums in Nova Scotia. The results were very positive and ANSM’s Board of Directors has decided to move into the business planning phase of fund development.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Cultural Property Workshop

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Registration is now open!

Date: October 15 & 16, 2014

Location: Nova Scotia Archives

Facilitator: Tom Strang, Canadian Conservation Institute

Enrolment Limits: 25 participants

Learning Outcomes

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Recognize and identify organisms that are detrimental to the longevity of collections.
  • Decide how to respond to the discovery of pests from a suite of options.
  • Assess cultural property for pest risks and propose an IPM plan to mitigate them.

Administrative Assistant Job Posting

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Part time (20 hours/week)
4 month contract

ANSM seeks a motivated and organized individual with an interest in museums and experience in non-profit administration to fill the position of part time administrative assistant. Interested candidates should send resumes with covering letter to:

Managing Director, Association of Nova Scotia Museums, 1113 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS, B3H 4P7 or

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A full job description with qualifications maybe found on our website at www.ansm.ns.ca.

This is a 4 month contract with potential for renewal.

Deadline for applications is Friday July 4, 2014 @ 4.30 ADT. Only complete applications will be considered. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. ANSM thanks all who apply for their interest in this opportunity.

Our Vision Statement:
All Nova Scotia Museums are financially sustainable and operate according to established standards of excellence. Nova Scotians appreciate, are engaged in and support their heritage as represented in their museums.

ANSM services and programs are made possible with support from the Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage.