Online Library Launched

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce the launch of a new online library called Care and Handling of Your Collections. Filled with online guides, documents, videos, links and handbooks from Canada and around the world, the library offers a range of resources to help care for and preserve your collections. In addition to […]

Register NOW for BC Remembers the First World War

Join us tomorrow online across the province for BC Remembers the First World War 2014-2018, new Focus Forum on First World War commemorations. Planning something to commemorate the First World War? Would like to but not sure what to do? Want to hear what is happening across BC and around the world during the centenary […]

NEW ISSUE: Spring 2014 Roundup- Technology & Engagement

The latest issue of Roundup is now online! Have a look at some of the fantastic things our BC community is doing in the areas of technology and engagement.

New Executive Director Announced

The Council of the BC Museums Association today announced the appointment of Theresa Mackay as the new Executive Director. For the media release, click here: BC Museums Association appoints new Executive Director.

Who is Owl? The conference newbies were asking….

We look to a piece written for RoundUp (Spring 2012) by Louise Avery, to shed some light. I had thought that new members to the BCMA would not know the significance of Owl nor should they unless provided by the BCMA.
With all the Owl content in RoundUp and at Conference, orientation on his/her [BCMA earliest […]

2014 Conference Location Announced

NEW DATES! Get ready Penticton – Conference 2014 is coming to you from October 22-25! Want more info? Visit our conference page found here.

The Summer 2013 issue of Roundup is now online

    The summer issue of the Roundup is now live, with a focus on professional development in the sector. Stories include: Wade Davis: Shapers of Place Student Internships Retirement Re-imagined Curious: an online forum for collaboration New faces at the BCMA Council And many more articles on happenings and projects at museums and galleries […]

2013 Museums in Motion Award Nominations

Nominations are now open for this year’s awards.  Deadline for submissions (or letter of intent) is September 18, 2013. Download the 2013 MiM Awards Nomination Form.

The Winter 2013 issue of Roundup is now online

Spring 2013 Roundup The spring issue of the Roundup celebrates contemporary arts and features articles on: an exciting exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery an update on the Parksville Conference and the Terrace-Kitimat AGM an introduction by new BCMA Interim ED John Grimes a glimpse into what the BCMA Communications Committee has accomplished some words […]

Annual Conference: Conference 2013 October 23-26

BCMA held its annual conference in October 2013 with the theme of ‘Agents of Change’. The conference took place at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort in Parksville, BC and was hosted by Parksville Museum & Archives. Please visit for information on Conference 2014 scheduled for October 21 – 23 in Penticton, BC.