Have your say! Canadian Collections Care Survey

The Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property (CAC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC) invite you to contribute to a nation-wide survey on heritage collection health in Canada. The objective of this survey is to collect data that can be used for advocacy campaigns, fundraising, programming or planning by a variety […]

BCMA meeting with Community Gaming Grants staff

The BCMA had a productive meeting with Community Gaming Grants program staff earlier this month. BCMA shared information about our sector, and Gaming Grants staff had suggestions about how museums can be more successful when applying for grants. We are working with Gaming Grants staff to organize a webinar for BCMA members, but in the […]

BC Museums respond to McDonald’s Canada ad campaign

McDonald’s Canada launched a radio advertising campaign on January 9, 2018 that appeared to negatively reference museums and the value they provide.  The 15-second ad, for McDonald’s Canada’s $5 McPick Meal Deal, compared the value of spending $5 at McDonald’s to spending $5 on a museum tour. “You could get a museum tour for $5,” the […]

Newly Elected BCMA Council for 2017-18

A new BCMA Council was elected at the AGM on Thursday. Congratulations to the newly-elected and re-elected councillors! A big thank you to outgoing councillors Peter Ord, Rebecca Clarke, Hanna Cho, and Danielle Lemon! The 2017-18 Council are: Tania Muir, President Jodi Simkin, Vice-President David Alexander, Past President Erika Stenson, Treasurer Nataley Nagy, Secretary Scott […]

Welcome Erica Mattson, New BCMA Executive Director!

The Council of the BC Museums Association is delighted to announce Erica Mattson as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective immediately. Council members were unanimous in their selection of Erica, citing the skills, energy, and enthusiasm that she will bring to the association.  Erica has a wealth of experience from the cultural sector and has […]

BC Museums Association Elects New Executive and Council Members

New Executive and Council members were elected at the BCMA AGM on September 14, 2015, hailing from across the province and representing all sector’s of the Association’s membership. To see the full media release click here.

A New Look for the BC Museums Association!

Today the BC Museums Association launched our new brand identity. The BCMA is reinvigorated and, with both eyes focused on the future of the association, we’re excited to share our new logo, look and feel. The BCMA Council and staff decided a year ago that a refreshed organization required a refreshed identity. We started with […]

New, expanded Council leads the BC Museums Association

The BC Museums Association (BCMA) has elected a new, expanded Council to lead the organization for the next two years. Click here for full media release.