BCMA’s Brain offers a collection of learning resources suitable for museums of all shapes and sizes.

Help keep our collective Brain active and growing by sharing your ideas for new resources and innovative practices: BCMAbrain@museumsassn.bc.ca


Museum Education Essentials

Learning with Objects: How to create object-based activities at your museum – includes four ready-to-go activity plans (BCMA Tool, 2019) – Coming soon!

Toolbox for Museum School Programs (Nova Scotia Museums Association, 2016)


Innovate! Case studies from the field

We welcome contributions from the BCMA community. Please share your innovative programming ideas with us:  BCMAbrain@museumsassn.bc.ca.


For further reading

Excellence in Practice: Museum Education Principles and Standards (American Alliance of Museums, 2005)

Building the Future of Education: Museums and the Learning Ecosystem (Center for the Future of Museums, 2014)

Museum Education Roundtable website (includes links to Journal of Museum Education)



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