Congratulations to the 2016 Recipients of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Bursary Application Deadline: Midnight TONIGHT!

Attending the BCMA Conference in Whistler? A limited number of bursaries of up to $250.00 are available to delegates-in-need; students interested in the museum sector and emerging professionals who have worked in the museum sector for less than two years. Applicant must be a BCMA member OR be employed or volunteer for a BCMA member institution. […]

Hardcastle Bursary: Application Deadline September 15th

The BCMA is pleased to offer two bursaries that may be awarded annually: The Hardcastle Bursary supports financial administration and management training for staff and volunteers working in BC museums and cultural institutions. Up to $1000 will be made available to enable staff and volunteers of current Institutional Members, or Individual Members currently employed at a […]

Call for Artists!

Each year at the annual BCMA Conference an original work is commissioned for presentation to the best in our Province; recognizing outstanding achievement in the museum, gallery, archive, and related heritage communities in BC. The BCMA features the work of a visual artist who lives in the location of the annual conference. Artists living in […]