BC Museums Week 2020: #MuseumsTogetherBC

Join the BCMA to celebrate #MuseumWeek from May 11 – 17, 2020, and International Museum Day on May 18, 2020 This annual event brings together museums, arts and culture professionals from around the world on social media to connect, inspire each other and highlight the amazing work that is done in the sector every day […]

Staff changes at BC Arts Council

Last week, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced several staff changes at the BC Arts Council, as reported by the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture. After working as the executive director of the BC Arts Council since 2009, Gillian Wood is stepping out of her role in the public service. Kim Reid […]

BC Arts Council Launches New Strategic Plan

The BC Arts Council has launched its new strategic plan: New Foundations: Strategic Plan for the British Columbia Arts Council 2018-2022. The plan focuses on decolonization, accessibility and equity. Click here to view the BC Arts Council’s new plan. On July 4, the BC Arts Council launched a new plan which sets out the council’s […]

2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions

Public release of the 2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions The Department of Canadian Heritage has released the 2017 report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions (GCSHI), which collected financial and operating information for the 2015 data year as well as building and capital infrastructure information for […]

BC Museums Week – May 13-20

Join the BCMA and museums from around BC as we celebrate and highlight the work of our members, discuss important themes for the sector, and work together to build a stronger future. BC Museums Week will take place May 13-20, 2018. BC Museums Week is the annual celebration of museums, art galleries, historic sites, cultural centres, […]

Arts and culture funding increases in BC Budget 2018

The BC Museums Association applauds the BC Government for new funding announced today for the arts, cultural heritage and creative industries sectors: $15 million increase over three years to the BC Arts Council $50 million in funding to First Peoples’ Cultural Council to support the revitalization of Indigenous languages $3 million increase to Creative BC […]