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

Hardcastle Bursary: Application Deadline September 15th

The BCMA is pleased to offer two bursaries that may be awarded annually: The Hardcastle Bursary supports financial administration and management training for staff and volunteers working in BC museums and cultural institutions. Up to $1000 will be made available to enable staff and volunteers of current Institutional Members, or Individual Members currently employed at a […]

Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project: Database Goes Live!

For the past year, the Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island research project has supported and worked with the Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project (CCAP) to produce an integrated and publicly accessible database of artifacts held by museums on Vancouver Island and the mainland. Launched on July 7, 2016, the database is now part of UVIC’s Library […]

KAMLOOPS Workshop: Creating Exhibitions That Really Work

Join us in Kamloops for CREATING EXHIBITIONS THAT REALLY WORK! WHEN: Monday, May 11, 2015 9am to 4pm WHERE: Kamloops Museum & Archives 207 Seymour Street Tim Willis, former Head of Exhibitions and Marketing at the Royal Alberta Museum, and former Director of Exhibitions and Visitor Experience at the Royal BC Museum, believes that museums […]