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

Posted Wednesday 16th of January 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 ... Read More

Response Ready? Developing an Emergency Response Team for Heritage Institutions

Posted Friday 11th of January 2019
BCMA is seeking 10 cultural heritage workers to participate in a virtual workshop pilot project presented in partnership with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). Full information about this opportunity is below. Let us know if you are interested! The Canadian ... Read More

Future Chinese Canadian museum – government seeking public input

Posted Thursday 20th of December 2018
  The Province of BC and the City of Vancouver have committed to establishing a brand-new Chinese Canadian Museum, but the government wants you to weigh in on it before going ahead with the project. The province and the City ... Read More

We've got a new podcast episode!

Posted Thursday 13th of December 2018
Episode 6 - Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC, on Universal Technologies and Innovations In this episode, the BCMA revisits one of the highlights of our year; Erica Mattson, our executive director, introduces a keynote speaker from our 2018 conference, Dr. Yosef ... Read More

We're hiring!!!

Posted Thursday 6th of December 2018
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 ... Read More

BCMA is on Wakelet!

Posted Thursday 6th of December 2018
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 ... Read More

Deciding BC’s Future: BC Arts Council Budget

Posted Saturday 17th of November 2018
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 ... Read More

Staff changes at BC Arts Council

Posted Saturday 17th of November 2018
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 ... Read More

Join Us for Our Upcoming Webinars!

Posted Wednesday 31st of October 2018
Special Presentation Webinar -  November 9, 2018  Understanding Collaborations for Not-for-Profit Organizations Heritage BC presents with Vantage Point and in partnership with BC Museums Association From knowledge, skills and training exchange to increased capacities and from organizational sustainability to attractiveness to funders, ... Read More

Conference 2018 Delegate Survey

Posted Friday 26th of October 2018
Thank you to everyone who joined us in Kelowna for the BC Museums Association conference. We hope you’ve all made it home teeming with fresh ideas and inspiration, new connections with colleagues and friends and lots of warm memories. Heading ... Read More

Congratulations to the 2018 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

Posted Wednesday 24th of October 2018
The 2018 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 23 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for ... Read More


Posted Tuesday 16th of October 2018
Indigitization is pleased to announce our upcoming VHS digitization workshop, in partnership with UBC Okanagan Library and with sponsorship from Dr. Karis Shearer and the AMP Lab! This full-day workshop (9:30am to 4:00pm), held at the AMP Lab (Fipke Centre ... Read More