Virtual Event Resources Toolkit

NEW Virtual Event Resources Toolkit In Summer 2020, the BCMA and Heritage BC embarked on the joint research project “Future Perfect: Developing Effective Models for Digital, Physical, and Blended Conferences” funded by Canada Council for the Arts Digital Strategy Fund. Through Future Perfect, we hope to create a comprehensive framework for a new breed of […]

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 […]

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 […]

We’re hiring!!!

BC Museums Association is looking for a talented individual to join our team as Operations Manager. The ideal candidate brings excellent team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong awareness of best practices for operating a small non-profit organization. We’re looking for an all-star who can support our programs and […]

BCMA is on Wakelet!

Looking for a concise way of getting your BC museum news? BCMA has started their own profile on Wakelet! Wakelet is an easy way of curating news, web articles, and resources around a single subject. We’ve recently started our own profile to collect info, resources, news, and trends around BC museums.  So if you’re interested […]

Deciding BC’s Future: BC Arts Council Budget

Our municipal elections may be all done, but there are still more opportunities to take action and shape political priorities in BC. Please remember to send your MLA’s a reminder of their promise to double the government’s investment in the BC Arts Council over four years. This funding will be necessary for the BC Arts […]

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 […]

Call for Article Proposals – Roundup

Roundup Magazine is currently seeking article proposals for our next issue in the following categories: Feature articles for the theme of “Reconciliation & Repatriation” We are looking for approximately four 1500 word feature articles on the topic of Indigenous reconciliation and repatriation within British Columbia Topics may include (but are not limited to) projects, collaborations, critical/advocacy pieces, […]

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 […]

2018 Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The BC Museums Association is excited to announce our 2018 Conference Keynote Speakers: Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC and Megan Richardson! Titles and descriptions of each keynote presentation will be available in the Conference Program.  Please view our speaker bios below to learn more about this year’s two Keynote Speakers. Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC – Philanthropist […]