Webinar #7 – Funding for Heritage Organizations

The BCMA is proud to announce the seventh professional development webinar in our monthly webinbar series! Join colleagues from around the province and across Canada on October 17 for “Funding for Heritage Organizations” presented by Michael Smith and Colleen Craig from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Webinar Description: Program officers Colleen Craig and Michael Smith will […]

Conference Day Rates Available Now

With Conference 2017 just under two weeks away, we are now opening limited Day Registration options. Day registration gets you in to individual sessions for either Wednesday, October 4 or Thursday, October 5. Day registration excludes social events. Gala tickets may be purchased separately. All other social events are sold out. Final Conference Day Rates: Members: […]

Webinar #6 – Marketing for Museums

The BCMA is proud to announce the sixth installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on September 19 for “Marketing for Museums” presented by Erika Stenson (Royal BC Museum). Webinar Description: Visitor-centric marketing initiatives are critical to capturing competitive advantage and sustaining success. This webinar explores the concepts and tools […]

BCMA Mentorship Program Launch

The BCMA is excited to launch the new BCMA Mentorship Program! The BCMA Mentorship Program pairs Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs – in the first 10 years of their career) with experienced museum professionals in mid- or senior-career positions for an eight-month mentorship. Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person […]

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 […]

Webinar #5 – Cold Calling & Sweet Talking

The BCMA is proud to announce the fifth installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on August 29 for “Cold Calling & Sweet Talking: Building Grassroots Community Partnerships” presented by Amanda Sittrop (Burnaby Village Museum and Vancouver Maritime Museum). Webinar Description: For those stepping into a new museum community, […]

The BCMA Celebrates 60 Years | Join Now!

JOIN US!  We are celebrating our 60th Anniversary year with special incentives to join the BCMA in 2017. New Individual members who join BCMA between March 1 and December 31, 2017, receive a two-year membership for $60. New Student/Volunteer members who join BCMA between March 1 and December 31, 2017 receive a two-year membership for […]

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 […]

BCMA at the BC Historical Federation Conference

The BCMA participated in the BC Historical Federation Conference, May 24-26 in Chilliwack.  We were thrilled to sponsor one of the evening sessions and network with our colleagues from across the province at this great event. On Friday, May 26, over 80 conference delegates joined us for an evening spent with artists David Campion and […]

Webinar #3 – We Speak Translate

The BCMA is proud to announce the third installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on June 19 (please note this is on a Monday, not our usual Tuesday) for “We Speak Translate,” a special training workshop presented by Kate Longpre of the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria. Webinar Description: In […]