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. […]

Roundup Magazine Issue 277 is here!

BCMA’s latest issue of Roundup Magazine (2019 BCMA Conference Highlights) is now live! A link to the full issue can be found here. Thank you, everyone, who contributed, assisted, advocated for us, or just cheered us on! We hope that you will share this issue liberally across your networks and continue to promote the amazing work done […]

Family Day Grants 2020 – Apply Today!

B.C. celebrates Family on February 17, 2020! Family Day was introduced in B.C. in 2013 to recognize the great contributions that families make to our lives, our communities and our province. Supporting families is essential to building strong, happy and healthy communities. B.C. Family Day is a day to get together with loved ones. In […]

BCMA Program Coordinator

The BCMA is hiring a Program Coordinator! The BC Museums Association is looking for a creative, passionate, and knowledgeable individual to support members’ professional development, networking, and training needs. About The Position: Reporting to the Executive Director and liaising with the BCMA’s Professional Development & Education Committee, the Program Coordinator is responsible for developing and […]

Call for Applications BCMA Annual Conference Host Community Partners

Showcase your community’s arts, culture, and heritage to museum professionals from every corner of the province by hosting the BC Museums Association’s Annual Conference. Each October the BC Museums Association (BCMA) holds an internationally-recognized provincial conference in a British Columbia community, bringing together hundreds of museum, heritage, arts, and cultural experts for three days of […]

BCMA Giving Tuesday, 2019

The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as Giving Tuesday. Every year, thousands of people take time out of their holiday planning and busy lives to donate to causes that are close to their hearts. This year, BCMA is highlighting the amazing work of BC museums and institutions who […]

Be featured on Giving Tuesday

This year, BCMA will be organizing a modest social media push asking the public to give to the local museums and cultural organizations on Giving Tuesday. The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as Giving Tuesday and every year, thousands of people take time out of their holiday planning […]

BCMA’s Indigenous Engagement Coordinator

BCMA has some very exciting news: we’ve partnered with the Royal BC Museum and the First People’s Cultural Council to hire an Indigenous Engagement Coordinator! We would really like to get the word out about this position so if you could share across your networks that would be much appreciated. About The Position:  Do you […]

Museums associations write party leaders, insist on prioritizing the sector

OTTAWA, October 8, 2019 — National, provincial and territorial museums associations sent joint letters today to the leaders of political parties, highlighting the importance of museums and seeking the parties’ positions on critical questions for the sector. Party Leaders were asked to share their election commitments for the museum and heritage sector; their views on the […]

BCMA and BC Heritage Emergency Response Network (HERN) Memorandum of Understanding

On September 30th, during the BCMA’s 2019 annual conference, BCMA and BC HERN signed a Memorandum of Understanding to unite the two organizations under a series of shared goals. The BC HERN Steering Group (comprised of representatives from MOA, RBCM, Burnaby Village Museum and the BC Museums Association) is now looking to broaden the consortium […]