Conference 2017 Registration Now Open

The BCMA team is excited to announce the opening of registration for our 2017 Conference – Climate for Change: How museums are meeting the challenges of a changing world! 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 […]

Call for BCMA Conference Host Community

The BC Museums Association is seeking proposals for host communities to host the annual conference in 2018, 2019, or 2020. Each October the BC Museums Association holds a nationally-recognized provincial conference in a British Columbia community, creating an opportunity for members and future members to gather and discuss issues of relevance to the museum, gallery, […]

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.