Call for Proposals for BCMA Conference 2020 is now open

We are pleased to announce BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals in Surrey from October 4 – 6, 2020. The BCMA 2020 Conference theme Stronger Together: Resilience, Collaboration, and Inclusion in a Changing World acknowledges the challenges of our time and examines how the culture and heritage sector is facing […]

COVID-19 and BC Museums

Updated 3:17 pm March 31, 2020 As communities across British Columbia follow news on the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the BC Museums Association and Heritage BC would like to direct members to relevant information and resources. These resources are not to be taken as legal advice or definitive answers to the challenges facing our sector, but rather […]

Join the BCMA as a Summer Student!

  We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team as Conference Assistant for the summer. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who brings team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, and a passion for the culture sector. The position requires judgment, responsibility and a willingness to learn. Reporting to the Operations Manager, […]

Upcoming Webinar: Making Space for Makerspaces – How Cultural Institutions Are Embracing the Maker Movement

Join the BCMA on Wednesday, March 18 from 1-2 pm (PST) for a roundtable webinar exploring how cultural institutions are embracing the maker movement. If you’ve ever wondered what a makerspace is, or how your organization could incorporate ideas from the maker movement, this roundtable webinar is for you. According to Wikipedia, maker culture is […]

BCMA welcomes Lorenda Calvert to the team

BCMA welcomes new Program Coordinator We are excited to welcome Lorenda Calvert to the team as our new Program Coordinator. From her previous role as the Education & Public Program Coordinator at Burnaby Village Museum she brings a passion for creating engaging education opportunities and fostering connections between students, community groups, informal educators and the […]

You, Me & The Family Tree

Date: 2/15/2020 Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Use your creative skills to decorate your own family tree, handle wooden artifacts, and see historic family trees from our collection. Enjoy free admission to the Museum, stick themed snacks, and a complimentary screening of Julia Donaldson’s “Stick Man”.   Event: You, Me & The Family Tree: Family Day […]

Boston Bar First Nation Family Day Gathering

Date: 2/17/2020 Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM This is a Free Family Event to encourage families to come together to tell and listen to some of our storytelling about the Tuckkwiowhum Village. Everyone welcome!   Event: Family Day Gathering Organization: Boston Bar First Nation Date: 2/17/2020 Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Venue: Tuckkwiowhum […]

Our Living Languages Family Day Activities

Date: 2/15/2020 Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Drop in for Indigenous themed crafts and games from 12 – 4 pm on Saturday, Feb 15 and preview Our Living Languages; First Peoples Voices in British Columbia, an exhibition produced by the Royal BC Museum in partnership with the First Peoples’s Cultural Council. Opening Reception February […]

Gallery 2 Family Day Art Engagement

Date: 2/15/2020 Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Join us at Gallery 2 from 10 to 2 on February 15th to discover our new exhibits and participate in demonstrations and three hands on activities that will have your whole family engaged with the art.   Event: Gallery 2 Family Day Art Engagement Organization: Gallery 2 […]

Family Day 2020 at the Kelowna Art Gallery

Date: 2/17/2020 Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM This February 17th, 2020, join us at the Kelowna Art Gallery for a fun-filled day of creative expression and art exploration. Families will create a custom printed tote bag inspired by botanical imagery and abstract shapes. We will have our helpful education staff on hand to guide […]