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 […]

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 ISSUU.com.