Conference 2016 Survey

If you attended the BCMA’s 2016 annual conference in Whistler, please take a few minutes to share your feedback and help us plan for next year by completing this survey.

Elaine Heumann Gurian – Keynote Address and Worksheets

International museums expert Elaine Heumann Gurian delivered a compelling keynote address to close the BC Museums Association’s annual conference in Whistler on October 14, 2016. Elaine has kindly made the speech available to share with conference delegates, BCMA members and the community at large, along with a set of worksheets to help museums create more […]

BCMA Conference Single-Day Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to offer single-day registration for Conference 2016 in Whistler! Thursday  Friday Member  $ 265 $ 215 Non-Member $ 290 $ 240 Student $ 205 $ 155   Gala Dinner tickets will be available for Thursday delegates for an additional fee. For more information on Conference registration click here.   REGISTER NOW FOR CONFERENCE 2016 […]

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 […]

Delegate Deals from Tourism Whistler!

In lieu of Delegate Bags, this year Tourism Whistler is offering Delegate Deals online! Visit the page link below to find exclusive conference discounts on transportation to Whistler, maps of the area, and special delegate offers to redeem in Whistler Village. www.whistler.com/delegates/bcma/  

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 […]

Foothills Systems/Gaylord Archival to Sponsor Owl’s Bookstore at Conference

We are excited to announce Foothills Systems & Gaylord Archival as our sponsor for Owl’s Bookstore! A Calgary based museum and archival storage design company since 1973, you will also find them at the Conference Trade Show. Owl’s Bookstore will be open throughout the conference. If your institution has extra books gathering dust in storage, […]

Conference Registration

Late Registration rates are now in effect. If you haven’t yet registered for Conference 2016 in Whistler, don’t delay! For registration information visit our Conference Registration page.  

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please take note that the Annual General Meeting of the BC Museums Association (BCMA) will take place at the Whistler Hilton Resort, Whistler, in the Mt. Currie Ballroom at 7:30 am, on Friday, October 14, 2016.   Please note the Call for Nominations to Council deadline was September 14th.  Visit the AGM page to learn more. […]

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. […]