The BCMA has an exciting benefit program for Institutional and Individual BCMA Members – the Owl Card!

Each Owl card is personalized and provides the bearer with complimentary admission to galleries, museums and historic sites throughout the province.

Current Partners

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

BC Farm Museum

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Britannia Mine Museum

Craigdarroch Castle

Creston Museum

Cumberland Museum

Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Fort St. John North Peace Museum

Fraser River Discovery Centre

Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Haida Gwaii Museum

Hli Goolth Wilp-Adokhl Nisga’a – Nisga’a Museum

Kamloops Art Gallery

Kilby Historic Site

Kimberley Heritage Museum

Maple Ridge Museum & Archives

Museum of Vancouver

Nanaimo Museum

North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre

Osoyoos Museum

Penticton Art Gallery

Quesnel & District Museum and Archives

Revelstoke Museum

Robert Bateman Centre

Roedde House Museum

The Exploration Place

Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art & History

UBC Museum of Anthropology

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Vancouver Police Museum

White Rock Museum & Archives

Yale Historic Site


OWL Card Holders

Our partner list is subject to change so check back frequently for updates, and be sure to look for the BCMA Owl decal in the windows of galleries, museums or historic sites to confirm that they are a participant in the program.

When presenting your OWL Card, you must also provide a valid ID.

Institutional Members

Your OWL Card will be personalized with the name of the member institution. You must provide proof of your employment at that institution.

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • Business card
  • Institution ID badge
  • Staff web page

If you require that your OWL cards list individual names to enable the use of photo ID, please inform at the time of your membership application or renewal. OWL cards with individual names listed are non-transferable.

Individual Members

Your OWL Card will be personalized with your name. You must provide valid photo ID when presenting your OWL Card.

If you are a student or volunteer member and would like to change your membership category to access Owl card benefits, email


OWL Card Partners

This OWL Partner Institution Fact Sheet is available for your institution’s admissions staff and volunteers.

If you have any questions about your OWL Partner benefits, email

If you are interested in becoming an OWL Partner, email for more information.