BC Arts Council Survey

The BC Arts Council would like to engage with existing, past and future clients and applicants about their experiences with the current grant application process.  The Council wants to improve overall service, user experience and equity and accessibility of the application process.  They are inviting members of BC’s vibrant artistic community to help shape the […]

2019 Call for BCMA Council Nominations

A number of BCMA Councillors have completed their terms of office and will be stepping down from Council at the upcoming Annual General Meeting. BCMA members are invited to submit names for consideration to Council’s Nomination Committee to be presented for membership approval at the AGM on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at the Courtyard Marriott […]

BC Museums Association Conference 2019

Spoken Words, Shared Stories Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019 BC Museums Association is pleased to announce that BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place from September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard by […]

BCMA’s Summer Student

The BCMA warmly welcomes our first ever summer student, Desiree Hall, to the team. Her role as a program assistant means she will be supporting all things Conference 2019! Desiree is entering her fourth year of an undergraduate degree in music at the University of Victoria, studying voice. She has a passion for both solo and […]

BC Museums Week 2019 News Release

You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2019   MUSEUMS MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS Celebrate BC Museums Week May 18-24, 2019   VICTORIA, BC – From May 18-24, it’s time to celebrate the role museums, art galleries, historic sites, cultural centres and other memory institutions play […]

BCMA’s latest Roundup Magazine is now live!

BCMA’s latest issue of Roundup Magazine (BC’s GLAM Sector: Practical Ideas and Local Solutions) is now live! A link to the full issue can be found here. Thank you everyone who contributed, assisted, advocated for us, or just cheered us on! We hope that you will share this issue liberally across your networks and continue to promote […]

BCMA’s New Operations Manager

The totem pole pictured is found in the Royal BC Museum lobby, “A man named Checkgath raised this pole about 1880 in t’anuu ‘Ilnagaay, Haida Gwaii.” RBCM #1391 The BCMA is pleased to introduce you to our newest team member today: Vanessa Gelhaar is taking on the role of Operations Manager as of this week. […]

Roundup Magazine – Call for Guest-Editor/Submissions

Call for Guest-Editor   The BC Museums Association invites expressions of interest and proposals from individuals who are interested in guest-editing an issue of Roundup Magazine, our quarterly publication. We are seeking knowledgeable, well-connected individuals with expertise in the museum or cultural heritage sector with an interest in showcasing and promoting examples of innovation and […]

Register today for the BC GLAM Sector Symposium!

The BC Museums Association, in partnership with the BC Library Association and the Archives Association of BC, is proud to present an event on May 8, 2019 in Surrey, B.C. – Here and Now: Practical Ideas, Local Solutions for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. We are delighted to welcome an amazing keynote speaker: Dr. Andrea […]

Conference 2019

Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place on September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard Marriott, as well as at Two […]