We’re hiring!!!

BC Museums Association is looking for a talented individual to join our team as Operations Manager. The ideal candidate brings excellent team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong awareness of best practices for operating a small non-profit organization. We’re looking for an all-star who can support our programs and […]

BCMA is on Wakelet!

Looking for a concise way of getting your BC museum news? BCMA has started their own profile on Wakelet! Wakelet is an easy way of curating news, web articles, and resources around a single subject. We’ve recently started our own profile to collect info, resources, news, and trends around BC museums.  So if you’re interested […]

Deciding BC’s Future: Electoral Reform and BC Arts Council Budget

Our municipal elections may be all done, but there are still more opportunities to take action and shape political priorities in BC. Before the end of the month, BC will vote on the electoral reform referendum. Residence must now decide if they want to keep the First Past the Post system, or change to a […]

Staff changes at BC Arts Council

Last week, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced several staff changes at the BC Arts Council, as reported by the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture. After working as the executive director of the BC Arts Council since 2009, Gillian Wood is stepping out of her role in the public service. Kim Reid […]

Call for Article Proposals – Roundup

Roundup Magazine is currently seeking article proposals for our next issue in the following categories: Feature articles for the theme of “Reconciliation & Repatriation” We are looking for approximately four 1500 word feature articles on the topic of Indigenous reconciliation and repatriation within British Columbia Topics may include (but are not limited to) projects, collaborations, critical/advocacy pieces, […]

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 […]

BCMA Conference 2018 – Registration Open Now!

BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery and history professionals, BCMA Conference 2018 takes place in Kelowna! Join us for the opportunity to network with hundreds of colleagues from across the province. Enjoy a full program of workshops and presentations that focus on best practices and innovations and explore issues such as relationships with Indigenous […]

Call for Expressions of Interest – Small Museums Toolbox

The BC Museums Association is developing a “ toolbox” of resources designed specifically to meet the needs of staff and volunteers in small museums across British Columbia.  Our goal is to create new resources that are user-friendly, visually-appealing, practical in nature, easy-to-implement and geared toward generalists working in small museums. We are looking for knowledgeable […]