We’ve got a new podcast episode!

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 […]

We’re hiring!!!

BC Museums Association is looking for a talented individual to join our team as Operations Manager. The ideal candidate brings excellent team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong awareness of best practices for operating a small non-profit organization. We’re looking for an all-star who can support our programs and […]

BCMA is on Wakelet!

Looking for a concise way of getting your BC museum news? BCMA has started their own profile on Wakelet! Wakelet is an easy way of curating news, web articles, and resources around a single subject. We’ve recently started our own profile to collect info, resources, news, and trends around BC museums.  So if you’re interested […]

Deciding BC’s Future: Electoral Reform and BC Arts Council Budget

Our municipal elections may be all done, but there are still more opportunities to take action and shape political priorities in BC. Before the end of the month, BC will vote on the electoral reform referendum. Residence must now decide if they want to keep the First Past the Post system, or change to a […]

Staff changes at BC Arts Council

Last week, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced several staff changes at the BC Arts Council, as reported by the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture. After working as the executive director of the BC Arts Council since 2009, Gillian Wood is stepping out of her role in the public service. Kim Reid […]

Join Us for Our Upcoming Webinars!

Special Presentation Webinar –  November 9, 2018  Understanding Collaborations for Not-for-Profit Organizations Heritage BC presents with Vantage Point and in partnership with BC Museums Association From knowledge, skills and training exchange to increased capacities and from organizational sustainability to attractiveness to funders, collaborations offer great promise. But, they come with many challenges. This webinar explores the complex […]

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 […]

BC municipal elections: Get ready to vote!

On October 20, BC residents will once again take to the polls to decide on our municipal government and our province’s future. While voters will have their own priorities and candidates in mind, we encourage our members to be aware of the arts-related issues important to them. Supporting the arts and museum sector may not […]