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 […]

Have your say! Canadian Collections Care Survey

The Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property (CAC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC) invite you to contribute to a nation-wide survey on heritage collection health in Canada. The objective of this survey is to collect data that can be used for advocacy campaigns, fundraising, programming or planning by a variety […]

BC Museums Win Big at the annual CMA Awards

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) conference wrapped up last week in Vancouver.  A long-standing tradition at the CMA conference is the annual CMA Awards Ceremony, this year held on the Thursday night at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. BCMA members, including museums and museum professionals alike, were well represented in the the 22 recipient class, […]

BC GLAM Sector Symposium: May 8

BC’s GLAM sector partners – BC Museums Association, BC Library Association and Archives Association of BC – proudly present a symposium that will showcase the power of collaboration in the gallery, library, archives and museum (GLAM) sector and set the agenda for future innovation and partnership. Join us for a day of learning and discovery […]