RE-ORG Canada comes to Parksville

BCMA was pleased to partner with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) to hold “RE-ORG West: Adventures in Storage Reorganization” at the Parksville Museum last week where delegates from across Canada and abroad came together to exchange best practices in this area. This workshop was one part of the year-long training program for museum professionals who will […]

2018 Webinar Series Launches January 16

The BCMA Webinar series is back for 2018!  We are excited to launch the new year by announcing its first two webinars. The first webinar of 2018 will help you Write Your Own Fundraising Plan!  Join Cassie Holcomb from The Robert Bateman Centre on January 16 as she touches on the critical components of a fundraising plan […]

The BCMA Celebrates 60 Years | Join Now!

JOIN US!  We are celebrating our 60th Anniversary year with special incentives to join the BCMA in 2017. New Individual members who join BCMA between March 1 and December 31, 2017, receive a two-year membership for $60. New Student/Volunteer members who join BCMA between March 1 and December 31, 2017 receive a two-year membership for […]

BCMA Mentorship Program Launch

The BCMA is excited to launch the new BCMA Mentorship Program! The BCMA Mentorship Program pairs Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs – in the first 10 years of their career) with experienced museum professionals in mid- or senior-career positions for an eight-month mentorship. Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person […]

Roundup Magazine Call for Submissions: Advocacy Issue

Roundup, the BCMA’s magazine, is currently seeking article proposals for our Spring 2017 issue in the following categories: Feature articles for the theme of “Advocacy”. This issue’s theme will share helpful tips and stories of funding strategies and opportunities for BC institutions. Regular articles highlighting projects in areas of collection management, exhibit development, programming, technology, volunteer management, […]

Delegate Deals from Tourism Whistler!

In lieu of Delegate Bags, this year Tourism Whistler is offering Delegate Deals online! Visit the page link below to find exclusive conference discounts on transportation to Whistler, maps of the area, and special delegate offers to redeem in Whistler Village. www.whistler.com/delegates/bcma/  

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 […]

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: http://museumsassn.bc.ca/members/round-up/current-roundup-issue/ A password to access the issue has been emailed to all members. If you haven’t received it, please contact the BCMA office at members@museumsassn.bc.ca

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 […]

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 […]