Call for Nominations for BCMA’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement 2020

  British Columbia’s museums, art galleries, Indigenous cultural centres, historic places and other cultural heritage organizations offer diverse services and visitor experiences that are relevant and meaningful to multiple audiences. These organizations and the individuals behind them deserve recognition for their excellence in special projects, programs, exhibits, philanthropy, innovation and/or volunteerism. The BC Museums Association […]

Barrie Hardcastle Bursary and Joe Nagel Technology Bursary – NOW OPEN!

The BCMA is now accepting applications to the Barrie Hardcastle Bursary and the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary! The Barrie Hardcastle Bursary The Hardcastle Bursary is awarded annually to enable staff and volunteers of our member institutions, or individual members currently employed at a museum, gallery or historic site, to participate in financial administration and management training. […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

The 2019 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 2 at the BCMA Conference Gala at Courtyard by Marriott in Prince George.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement saw museums and galleries from across the province recognized in front of […]

Congratulations to the 2018 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

The 2018 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 23 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement saw museums and galleries from across the province recognized.  Awards committee co-chair Scott […]

Indigenous Cultural Competencies Training Bursary Program

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce the Indigenous Cultural Competencies Training Bursary Program. This bursary program is a one-time opportunity offered by the BC Museums Association in partnership with the Province of British Columbia. A limited number of bursaries (up to $2600) are available to cover transportation, registration and accommodation costs for Indigenous […]

Nominate someone for a BCMA Award today!

The BCMA encourages members and people from the community to nominate someone for a BCMA Award for Outstanding Achievement today! The BCMA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations each year for their service and excellence within the sector.  There are six awards available for nomination: the Distinguished Service Award, the Museum Stewardship & Service Award, […]

BC Museums Win Big at the annual CMA Awards

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) conference wrapped up last week in Vancouver.  A long-standing tradition at the CMA conference is the annual CMA Awards Ceremony, this year held on the Thursday night at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. BCMA members, including museums and museum professionals alike, were well represented in the the 22 recipient class, […]

2018 Change Makers Nominations – Due Dec 15

BC Museums Association is accepting nominations for projects making a substantial contribution to BC’s cultural sector for its upcoming issue of Roundup Magazine. Selected winners will be featured in Roundup’s winter 2018 issue, Change Makers. Change Makers is an annual theme aimed at celebrating the sector and the exceptional and innovative projects that make it […]

Congratulations to 2017’s BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement Winners!

The 2017 BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Thursday October 5 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement saw museums and galleries from across the province recognized.  Awards committee co-chairs Jill Baird […]

The BCMA and NGX Interactive Announces a New Award

The BC Museums Association and NGX Interactive are excited to announce the launch of the new Innovation Award! The inaugural Innovation Award is now open for nominations and will be awarded at our 2017 Conference, October 3-5 in Victoria. At the heart of our museum community are people who are actively pushing boundaries, challenging conventions, and exemplifying innovative […]