BCMA Mentorship Program Launch – Applications Open Now

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 […]

Webinar #5 – Cold Calling & Sweet Talking

The BCMA is proud to announce the fifth installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on August 29 for “Cold Calling & Sweet Talking: Building Grassroots Community Partnerships” presented by Amanda Sittrop (Burnaby Village Museum and Vancouver Maritime Museum). Webinar Description: For those stepping into a new museum community, […]

Conference 2017 Registration Now Open

The BCMA team is excited to announce the opening of registration for our 2017 Conference – Climate for Change: How museums are meeting the challenges of a changing world! 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 […]

RE-ORG: Canada West – Storage Reorganization

The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) is pleased to announce RE-ORG: Canada (West), the fourth edition of CCI’s training program on storage reorganization. Over a period of 14 months, up to six museums (two participants per museum) from British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon will identify the key issues affecting the access and conservation of their collection, prepare […]

Webinar #4 – The 4 P’s of Public Programming

The BCMA is proud to announce the third installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on July 18 for “The 4 P’s of Public Programming” presented by Lesley Moore. Webinar Description: Programming has become an experience game that can be challenging to develop and sustain in the fast-paced, ever-changing […]

Webinar #3 – We Speak Translate

The BCMA is proud to announce the third installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on June 19 (please note this is on a Monday, not our usual Tuesday) for “We Speak Translate,” a special training workshop presented by Kate Longpre of the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria. Webinar Description: In […]

BC Museums Week News Release

You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2017: CELEBRATE OUR UNIQUE & DIVERSE HISTORIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE BC MUSEUMS WEEK MAY 14-21, 2017 VICTORIA, BC – The BC Museums Association (BCMA) is pleased to announce that May 14-21, 2017 is declared BC Museums Week. BC Museums Week […]

Introducing BCMA Webinars

Introducing a new series of professional development webinars presented by the BCMA in partnership with the Royal BC Museum and Archives!   On the third Tuesday of every month, join your museum colleagues from around the province for a lunch-hour webinar. These engaging professional development opportunities will cover a different topic each month, from education to […]

Webinar #2 – Activate Your Exhibition

The BCMA is proud to announce the second installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on May 16 for “Activate Your Exhibition,” presented by the Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s Yukiko Stranger-Galey and Derek Tan. This webinar also falls on day 3 of BC Museums Week 2017.  We will be […]

New Societies Act now in effect

The new Societies Act is here and the Law for Nonprofits has released a webinar on how to transition. For more information please visit: lawfornonprofits.ca/webinars