Care and handling of museum and gallery collections: What you need to know

Did you know that stone items, like glass, are susceptible to damage such as cracking and breaking? That certain pigments in paintings are vulnerable to fading from light exposure? That textiles can be damaged by too little or too much moisture in the air? Click here and find out more on care and handling of […]

Fall Issue of RoundUp Now Available!

We’re excited to share our Fall issue of RoundUp! In this issue BCMA explores intergenerational learning and highlights best practices of member museums, galleries, and historic sites across the Province. Click here for the most recent issue.  

Countdown to Conference 2014!

Plan to join us from October 22-25 in Penticton, BC, for Conference 2014- The Third Space- Re-imagining our cultural landscape, including some wonderful speakers and working sessions! Exhibitor Registration is also underway for the tradeshow, and Affiliate members, partners and supporters are invited to showcase their services to members of BC’s museum and gallery community. […]

Summer Issue of Roundup Now Online

Interested in non-traditional collaboration? Check out the latest issue of Roundup, the BC Museums Association quarterly magazine, for all the news, announcements and creative ideas to get you inspired! Or have a peek at it on

Online Library Launched

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce the launch of a new online library called Care and Handling of Your Collections. Filled with online guides, documents, videos, links and handbooks from Canada and around the world, the library offers a range of resources to help care for and preserve your collections. In addition to […]

Register NOW for BC Remembers the First World War

Join us tomorrow online across the province for BC Remembers the First World War 2014-2018, new Focus Forum on First World War commemorations. Planning something to commemorate the First World War? Would like to but not sure what to do? Want to hear what is happening across BC and around the world during the centenary […]

NEW ISSUE: Spring 2014 Roundup- Technology & Engagement

The latest issue of Roundup is now online! Have a look at some of the fantastic things our BC community is doing in the areas of technology and engagement.

New Executive Director Announced

The Council of the BC Museums Association today announced the appointment of Theresa Mackay as the new Executive Director. For the media release, click here: BC Museums Association appoints new Executive Director.

Who is Owl? The conference newbies were asking….

We look to a piece written for RoundUp (Spring 2012) by Louise Avery, to shed some light. I had thought that new members to the BCMA would not know the significance of Owl nor should they unless provided by the BCMA.
With all the Owl content in RoundUp and at Conference, orientation on his/her [BCMA earliest […]

2014 Conference Location Announced

NEW DATES! Get ready Penticton – Conference 2014 is coming to you from October 22-25! Want more info? Visit our conference page found here.