Roundup Magazine – Call for Guest-Editor/Submissions

Call for Guest-Editor   The BC Museums Association invites expressions of interest and proposals from individuals who are interested in guest-editing an issue of Roundup Magazine, our quarterly publication. We are seeking knowledgeable, well-connected individuals with expertise in the museum or cultural heritage sector with an interest in showcasing and promoting examples of innovation and […]

Register today for the BC GLAM Sector Symposium!

The BC Museums Association, in partnership with the BC Library Association and the Archives Association of BC, is proud to present an event on May 8, 2019 in Surrey, B.C. – Here and Now: Practical Ideas, Local Solutions for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. We are delighted to welcome an amazing keynote speaker: Dr. Andrea […]

Conference 2019

Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place on September 30 to October 2 at the Courtyard Marriott, as well as at Two […]

BC Museums Week and International Museum Day

BC Museums Week 2019 Your How-to Guide for Getting Involved!   Introduction May 18-24, 2019 marks the third official BC Museums Week!  BC Museums Week celebrates the contributions of museums, galleries, historic sites, and other related heritage organizations to BC’s communities and economy.  The week is kicked off on International Museum Day on May 18, […]

BCMA is looking for a Summer Student!

BC Museums Association is looking for a summer student to join our dynamic team in the role of Program Assistant! This position is contingent upon funding from the Young Canada Works program. The Program Assistant’s main responsibility will be supporting administration, communications, public engagement and fundraising for our programs, with a main focus on our […]

BCMA supports its members through grant awards and bursaries!

The BC Museums Association is pleased to have been able to financially support our members over the past few months through Family Day grants and our BCMA bursaries programs. Today, we’re especially delighted to announce the recipients of the Barrie Hardcastle and Joe Nagel Bursary awards for 2018 – 2019!   BURSARY AWARD WINNERS Barrie Hardcastle Bursary Award winners: […]

BC Arts Council Survey

Dear BCMA members, BC Arts Council clients, and community members, The BC Arts Council is in the midst of an exciting transition to an online grant management system. At the same time, they are looking to refresh their website to make it more user-friendly and accessible with a fresh new look. They are hoping to […]

Canadian Museums Association Board of Directors appoints Dr. Vanda Vitali as new Executive Director

Karen Bachmann, President of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), announced today that Dr. Vanda Vitali — physicist, art historian, museum director, master planner, and a Canadian — will become the CMA’s next Executive Director beginning March 1st, 2019. Dr. Vitali, fluent in both official Canadian languages, has directed or been involved at a senior level with museums of […]

Barrie Hardcastle and Joe Nagel bursaries – 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 […]

B.C. celebrates Family on February 18, 2019!

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 celebration of this important day, special events […]