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Episode 6 – Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC, on Universal Technologies and Innovations In this episode, the BCMA revisits one of the highlights of our year; Erica Mattson, our executive director, introduces a keynote speaker from our 2018 conference, Dr. Yosef Wosk. Dr. Wosk was the Director of Interdisciplinary Programs in Continuing Studies and still serves […]

Conference 2018 Delegate Survey

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Kelowna for the BC Museums Association conference. We hope you’ve all made it home teeming with fresh ideas and inspiration, new connections with colleagues and friends and lots of warm memories. Heading back to your institutions, we trust you will be able to spread the enthusiasm from […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

The 2018 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 23 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna.  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-chair Scott […]

Conference 2018 Countdown!

Here are a few resources and reminders to help you enjoy the conference. The BC Museums Association Conference is happening October 21 to 23, 2018 at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna Museums and the Kelowna Art Gallery. We are counting down the days so excited to see you all there meet new people and catch […]

Indigenous Cultural Competencies Training Bursary Program

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 […]

2018 Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce our 2018 Conference Keynote Speakers: Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC and Megan Richardson! Titles and descriptions of each keynote presentation will be available in the Conference Program.  Please view our speaker bios below to learn more about this year’s two Keynote Speakers. Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC – Philanthropist […]

BCMA Conference 2018 – Registration Open Now!

BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery and history professionals, BCMA Conference 2018 takes place in Kelowna! Join us for the opportunity to network with hundreds of colleagues from across the province. Enjoy a full program of workshops and presentations that focus on best practices and innovations and explore issues such as relationships with Indigenous […]

BCMA Conference 2018 Sponsorships Available Now

Are you interested in increasing your visibility and deepening relationships with the BC museum and cultural heritage community?  Then check out the BCMA’s sponsorship opportunities, including for Conference 2018 in Kelowna this October! A variety of sponsorship options are available at the annual BCMA conference, including workshop, gala dinner, reception, keynote, and coffee break sponsorships.  You […]

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, […]

BCMA Conference 2018: Call for Papers Extended!

The BC Museums Association Conference 2018 call for papers is now open! UPDATE: the 2018 call for papers has been extended to midnight, MAY 21! The BC Museums Association invites proposals from individuals interested in speaking at our 2018 conference on the theme of Innovation and Technology: Keeping Pace with Acceleration.  Sessions will explore a range […]