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.

Board Of Directors Nominations

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Nominations are now open for the ANSM Board of Directors. You can learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the Board of Directors through our Board Governance document, available online. Download the nomination form here

Serving on the ANSM Board is a great way to learn more about the organization, develop working relationships with colleagues around the province, and participate in the planning and development that shape ANSM into the future.

Nominations will be accepted until 4:30pm on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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.