Foothills Systems/Gaylord Archival to Sponsor Owl’s Bookstore at Conference

We are excited to announce Foothills Systems & Gaylord Archival as our sponsor for Owl’s Bookstore! A Calgary based museum and archival storage design company since 1973, you will also find them at the Conference Trade Show. Owl’s Bookstore will be open throughout the conference. If your institution has extra books gathering dust in storage, […]

Nominations for “Change Makers”: Extended Deadline September 23

The BC Museums Association is accepting nominations for individuals making a substantial contribution to BC’s cultural sector for its upcoming issue of Roundup Magazine. Selected winners will be featured in Roundup’s winter 2016 issue, Change Makers. Nominations must include the attached nomination form and be submitted via email by September 23, 2016.  For more information […]

Conference Registration

Late Registration rates are now in effect. If you haven’t yet registered for Conference 2016 in Whistler, don’t delay! For registration information visit our Conference Registration page.  

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Please take note that the Annual General Meeting of the BC Museums Association (BCMA) will take place at the Whistler Hilton Resort, Whistler, in the Mt. Currie Ballroom at 7:30 am, on Friday, October 14, 2016.   Please note the Call for Nominations to Council deadline was September 14th.  Visit the AGM page to learn more. […]

Summer Issue of RoundUp now available!

Our latest edition of Roundup Magazine is now available for members! This issue focuses on connecting communities in BC‘s museums, galleries and heritage sites. Visit: A password to access the issue has been emailed to all members. If you haven’t received it, please contact the BCMA office at

Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project: Database Goes Live!

For the past year, the Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island research project has supported and worked with the Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project (CCAP) to produce an integrated and publicly accessible database of artifacts held by museums on Vancouver Island and the mainland. Launched on July 7, 2016, the database is now part of UVIC’s Library […]

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 […]