Indigenous Cultural Competencies Training Bursary Program – Apply Today!

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce the Indigenous Cultural Competencies Training Bursary Program. This bursary program is a one-time opportunity offered by the BC Museums Association in partnership with the Province of British Columbia. A limited number of bursaries (up to $2600) are available to cover transportation, registration and accommodation costs for Indigenous […]

Nominate someone for a BCMA Award today!

The BCMA encourages members and people from the community to nominate someone for a BCMA Award for Outstanding Achievement today! The BCMA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations each year for their service and excellence within the sector.  There are six awards available for nomination: the Distinguished Service Award, the Museum Stewardship & Service Award, […]

BC Museums Win Big at the annual CMA Awards

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) conference wrapped up last week in Vancouver.  A long-standing tradition at the CMA conference is the annual CMA Awards Ceremony, this year held on the Thursday night at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. BCMA members, including museums and museum professionals alike, were well represented in the the 22 recipient class, […]

2018 Change Makers Nominations – Due Dec 15

BC Museums Association is accepting nominations for projects making a substantial contribution to BC’s cultural sector for its upcoming issue of Roundup Magazine. Selected winners will be featured in Roundup’s winter 2018 issue, Change Makers. Change Makers is an annual theme aimed at celebrating the sector and the exceptional and innovative projects that make it […]

Congratulations to 2017’s BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement Winners!

The 2017 BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Thursday October 5 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement saw museums and galleries from across the province recognized.  Awards committee co-chairs Jill Baird […]

The BCMA and NGX Interactive Announces a New Award

The BC Museums Association and NGX Interactive are excited to announce the launch of the new Innovation Award! The inaugural Innovation Award is now open for nominations and will be awarded at our 2017 Conference, October 3-5 in Victoria. At the heart of our museum community are people who are actively pushing boundaries, challenging conventions, and exemplifying innovative […]

Congratulations to the 2017 Recipients of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

The 2017 BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Thursday October 5 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement saw museums and galleries from across the province recognized.  Awards committee co-chairs Jill Baird […]

Barrie Hardcastle Bursary Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 Barrie Hardcastle Bursary, formally announced at the BCMA’s Annual General Meeting, October 14, 2016 in Whistler. Lorraine Bell of the Qualicum Beach Museum will use her bursary for participation in Raising Money for your Cultural Organization with UVic’s Cultural Resource Management Program. Eleonora Sermoneta, a volunteer with the Burnaby […]

2016 Awards for Outstanding Achievement Nominees Announced!

Congratulations to all our award nominees! Two Awards of Merit and a Distinguished Service Award will be presented at the “Peaks of Success” Awards Dinner in Whistler, October 13, 2016. And the nominees are: Award of Merit: · Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project – 16 museums across BC who came together to make their Chinese Canadian […]

2016 Awards for Outstanding Achievement Artist Announced

We are pleased to announce the local artist creating the awards for the BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement: Squamish Nation artist, Jim Yelton. In a step to support the annual conference host communities, the awards presented to winners are designed by local artists from current conference locations. Click here to find out more about Jim […]