At a fun-filled gala and an emotional awards presentation, the BCMA recognized two culturally significant projects, an Abbotsford museum, and the curator of a Prince George art gallery for Outstanding Achievement. The awards were presented October 13, 2016, during the BCMA’s annual conference in Whistler.

The BCMA annual awards recognize institutions and individuals who have exemplified excellence in creativity, community engagement and innovation within the Province’s museums, galleries and history community.

Three Awards of Merit were presented for outstanding, innovative and creative achievements to The Sikh Heritage Museum, The Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project and The Residential and Indian Day School Art Research Project. A Distinguished Service award was presented for a unique and substantial contribution over an extended period of time to George Harris, Curator at Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George.

Find all details in the official press release:

Release BCMA Awards of Outstanding Achievement 2016