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 […]

Roundup 273 now available!!

Fall 2018 issue of Roundup is now available to read online! Read about celebrating B.C. communities and their contributions to Canada, our 2018 municipal election primer, and the Chinatown Storytelling Centre.  

Notice of Annual General Meeting and Special Resolution

The Annual General Meeting of the BC Museums Association will be held at the Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort, in the 1/3 North Room at Terrace Ballroom at 12:30p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 for the following purposes: 1. To consider the President’s Report, Executive Director’s Report, and the Financial Statements 2. To elect members […]

Conference registration sold out!

Registration for the BC Museums Association conference in Kelowna, BC from October 21-23, 2018 is sold out. We look forward to welcoming all our 2018 conference delegates. We will announce details of the 2019 conference soon. If you have not done so already, be sure to make your hotel reservations soon – September 21, 2018 […]

Industrial Artefacts Conservation Workshop

Industrial Artefacts Conservation Workshop Led by: Andrew Todd Conservators Ltd. Co-presented by: Richmond’s Museum & Heritage Services Department BC Museums Association   Date: September 7th Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm Location: London Heritage Farm, 6511 Dyke Road, Richmond, BC Parking: Across from the site on Dyke Road (free)   Ever wonder how to care for your industrial artefacts […]

BC Arts Council Launches New Strategic Plan

The BC Arts Council has launched its new strategic plan: New Foundations: Strategic Plan for the British Columbia Arts Council 2018-2022. The plan focuses on decolonization, accessibility and equity. Click here to view the BC Arts Council’s new plan. On July 4, the BC Arts Council launched a new plan which sets out the council’s […]

2018 Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce our 2018 Conference Keynote Speakers: Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC and Megan Richardson! Titles and descriptions of each keynote presentation will be available in the Conference Program.  Please view our speaker bios below to learn more about this year’s two Keynote Speakers. Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC – Philanthropist […]

BCMA Launches New Job Board

The BCMA is excited to launch a new job board for the BC museum community! To view open postings or submit your available positions, log in to your BCMA Member Portal account and click the Job Bank menu, or visit the job board on our website. Posting to the BCMA Job Board is free for BCMA Members and $10 per […]