Response Ready? Developing an Emergency Response Team for Heritage Institutions

BCMA is seeking 10 cultural heritage workers to participate in a virtual workshop pilot project presented in partnership with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). Full information about this opportunity is below. Let us know if you are interested! The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) presents, in partnership with the B.C. Museums Association (BCMA), a virtual workshop […]

New BCMA Council Member: Welcome Jordan Coble!

The BC Museums Association is excited and proud to announce that Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation, Cultural and Operations Administrator of the Sncəwips Heritage Museum, has joined the BC Museums Association Council. Jordan was born and raised in the heart of the Okanagan and is dedicated to working for his Nation, community and […]

Future Chinese Canadian museum – government seeking public input

  The Province of BC and the City of Vancouver have committed to establishing a brand-new Chinese Canadian Museum, but the government wants you to weigh in on it before going ahead with the project. The province and the City of Vancouver are currently seeking to have Vancouver’s Chinatown established as a United Nations Education, […]

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: 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. Please remember to send your MLA’s a reminder of their promise to double the government’s investment in the BC Arts Council over four years. This funding will be necessary for the BC Arts […]

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 […]