Trade Show Exhibitor Registration Open!

Trade Show exhibitor registration is now open for Conference 2016 in Whistler! Visit the Trade Show 2016 page for more information and to register–early bird rates are available until August 19, 2016. Spaces reserved and allocated on a first come, first served basis. Limited spaces available and may be assigned based on technical needs. Join […]

Gurian Keynote at Conference 2016

BC Museums Association is excited to announce that international museum consultant and advisor, Elaine Heumann Gurian, will be the closing keynote at this year’s conference in Whistler October 12-14. Ms. Gurian is a consultant/advisor to museums, writer, and lecturer to many museum studies programs worldwide. She is one of 100 Centennial Honor Roll members of the […]

Canada 150 Provincial Forum Resources and Final Report

April 22 was a full day of dialogue at the Canada 150 Provincial Forum produced in partnership with Royal Roads University with support from the BC Heritage Branch and the Archives Association of BC. Check out all the Canada 150 resources we gathered and produced here. The Canada 150 Final Report is also now available here. […]

Spring Issue of Roundup Now Available

Our latest edition of Roundup Magazine is now available for members! This issue focuses on indigenization in BC’s museums, galleries and heritage sites. A password to access the issue has been emailed to all members. Not a member? Join today to have first access to current issues. You can also have a look at past […]

OWL Card provides new benefit for Individual and Institutional members

The BCMA has launched an exciting new benefit program – the Owl Card!  Individual and Institutional members who attended the 2015 Conference in New Westminster received their new Owl cards in their delegate bags, and the remainder of our Individual and Institutional members will receive their cards in the mail in the coming weeks. Each […]

BC Museums Association Elects New Executive and Council Members

New Executive and Council members were elected at the BCMA AGM on September 14, 2015, hailing from across the province and representing all sector’s of the Association’s membership. To see the full media release click here.

Become a BCMA Member and Get Connected

Join the BCMA today and be a part of a vibrant cultural community. Gain access to professional resources designed to support you and the work of your museum or gallery and the latest job postings in BC. Whether you’re a student, individual or cultural institution, there’s a membership available for you. Please click here for more […]

A New Look for the BC Museums Association!

Today the BC Museums Association launched our new brand identity. The BCMA is reinvigorated and, with both eyes focused on the future of the association, we’re excited to share our new logo, look and feel. The BCMA Council and staff decided a year ago that a refreshed organization required a refreshed identity. We started with […]

2015 Spring Event Calendar

The BCMA spring calendar of events is available on our website! For information on regional workshops please check out our Events and Programs page. PLEASE NOTE: The Master Class event on June 24 has been postponed and will be rescheduled.

BCMA Partners on Inventory of Chinese-Canadian Artifacts

The History Department and the Cultural Resource Management Program of the University of Victoria, along with the BC Museums Association, are pleased to announce a new endeavour: the Chinese Canadian Artifact Project (CCAP). CCAP aims to compile a publicly accessible database of Chinese Canadian artifacts held by local and regional museums on Vancouver Island and […]