See what’s happening with BCMA!

BCMA’s learning opportunities including an annual conference, regional workshops, monthly webinars, a mentorship program, our Roundup magazine and much more! Click on an option to explore these areas further:

BCMA Webinars

BCMA offers monthly webinars that are free for members thanks to support from this year’s webinar sponsor, Lucidea.

Regional Workshops

BCMA facilitates expert-led workshops in different communities around the province throughout the year.

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BCMA Podcast

Join us as we explore topics of importance to the museum community in BC, and around the world.

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BC GLAM Symposium

BC’s GLAM sector partners – BC Museums Association, BC Library Association and Archives Association of BC – will proudly present the second annual GLAM sector symposium in spring 2019 to showcase the power of collaboration in the gallery, library, archives and museum (GLAM) sector and set the agenda for future innovation and partnership. Stay tuned for more details!

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Conference 2019

The 2019 conference was held in Prince George on September 30 – October 2, 2019. Join the BC Museums Association and museum and cultural heritage professionals from across B.C. and Canada for conference keynotes, sessions, workshops, social events, networking, and local site visits.

BCMA Mentorship Program

The BCMA Mentorship Program’s goal is to connect emerging professionals with experienced leaders in the BC museum sector to further occupation-specific professional development, and to strengthen the museum sector by creating a tradition of cross-career knowledge transfer.

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Roundup Magazine

Published quarterly, Roundup is the BCMA magazine, containing informative articles on current and on-going issues and events, in-depth profiles on interesting members of the museums community, and listings of professional development seminars and resources.

Click here to learn more and read the current issue.

Museum Studies Programs in British Columbia


University of British Columbia, Faculty of Education — Master of Museum Education (MMEd) graduate program.

University of British Columbia, Vancouver — Museums Studies.


University of Victoria — Diploma in Cultural Resource Management, Professional Specialization Certificate in Collections Management and Professional Specialization Certificate in Visitor and Community Engagement.  Individual online and in-person course offerings are also available in a variety of topics including Indigenous Language and Heritage


Click on a calendar event for more information and to register!

The B.C. Museums Association gratefully acknowledges funding support of this project: