Call for Applications BCMA Annual Conference Host Community Partners

Posted Monday 25th of November 2019
Showcase your community’s arts, culture, and heritage to museum professionals from every corner of the province by hosting the BC Museums Association’s Annual Conference. Each October the BC Museums Association (BCMA) holds an internationally-recognized provincial conference in a British Columbia ... Read More



BCMA Giving Tuesday, 2019

Posted Wednesday 20th of November 2019
The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as Giving Tuesday. Every year, thousands of people take time out of their holiday planning and busy lives to donate to causes that are close to their ... Read More



Be featured on Giving Tuesday

Posted Tuesday 19th of November 2019
This year, BCMA will be organizing a modest social media push asking the public to give to the local museums and cultural organizations on Giving Tuesday. The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday has come to be known as ... Read More



BCMA's Indigenous Engagement Coordinator

Posted Friday 8th of November 2019
BCMA has some very exciting news: we've partnered with the Royal BC Museum and the First People's Cultural Council to hire an Indigenous Engagement Coordinator! We would really like to get the word out about this position so if you ... Read More



Museums associations write party leaders, insist on prioritizing the sector

Posted Tuesday 15th of October 2019
OTTAWA, October 8, 2019 — National, provincial and territorial museums associations sent joint letters today to the leaders of political parties, highlighting the importance of museums and seeking the parties’ positions on critical questions for the sector. Party Leaders were asked ... Read More



BCMA and BC Heritage Emergency Response Network (HERN) Memorandum of Understanding

Posted Friday 11th of October 2019
On September 30th, during the BCMA's 2019 annual conference, BCMA and BC HERN signed a Memorandum of Understanding to unite the two organizations under a series of shared goals. The BC HERN Steering Group (comprised of representatives from MOA, RBCM, ... Read More



City of Surrey welcomes BCMA 2020

Posted Wednesday 9th of October 2019
    BCMA is excited to announce that our annual Conference in 2020 will be held in the City of Surrey! Please join us next year from October 4-6 for the largest annual gathering of BC museum professionals. We'll have ... Read More



Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

Posted Thursday 3rd of October 2019
The 2019 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 2 at the BCMA Conference Gala at Courtyard by Marriott in Prince George.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards ... Read More



Conference 2019 Program

Posted Friday 20th of September 2019
The BC Museums Association conference 2019, Spoken Words, Shared Stories, is just around the corner! We are so excited to present to you the Conference program including our President's welcome address, information on the host venues, our full schedule of ... Read More



BCMA has a new Executive Director

Posted Tuesday 10th of September 2019
Special announcement from Tania Muir, President, BC Museums Association   BCMA is pleased to announce that Ryan Hunt will be serving as BCMA’s new Executive Director starting September 27, 2019. Ryan has dedicated his career to connecting communities with meaningful ... Read More



New Funding from the Federal Government

Posted Friday 30th of August 2019
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, recently announced investments totalling $738,108 for museums, heritage institutions, cultural centres and First Nations throughout British Columbia that are working to preserve, protect, promote and celebrate tangible and intangible Indigenous ... Read More



Join us for BCMA's 2019 AGM

Posted Thursday 29th of August 2019
  BCMA's 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2, in the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel starting at 8am. Members please join us and hear all about what your association has done for you in the past ... Read More