BCMA Welcomes NetX as Webinar Sponsor

Posted Friday 16th of February 2018
The BCMA is excited to welcome NetX as a webinar sponsor in March! The BCMA launched a webinar sponsorship package in 2018 for organizations and individuals interested in increasing their visibility among BCMA members and across Canada.  Our webinar series grew exponentially in its first ... Read More



BCMA meeting with Community Gaming Grants staff

Posted Tuesday 6th of February 2018
The BCMA had a productive meeting with Community Gaming Grants program staff earlier this month. BCMA shared information about our sector, and Gaming Grants staff had suggestions about how museums can be more successful when applying for grants. We are ... Read More



BCMA Visits the Lower Mainland Museum Educators Conference

Posted Wednesday 31st of January 2018
The BC Museums Association was excited to participate in the Lower Mainland Museum Educators (LMME) Conference on January 29. The LMME Conference was a one-day event held at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre in Vancouver, BC.  The conference featured an ... Read More



BC Museums respond to McDonald's Canada ad campaign

Posted Wednesday 31st of January 2018
McDonald's Canada launched a radio advertising campaign on January 9, 2018 that appeared to negatively reference museums and the value they provide.  The 15-second ad, for McDonald's Canada's $5 McPick Meal Deal, compared the value of spending $5 at McDonald's to ... Read More



2018 Webinar Series Launches January 16

Posted Wednesday 3rd of January 2018
The BCMA Webinar series is back for 2018!  We are excited to launch the new year by announcing its first two webinars. The first webinar of 2018 will help you Write Your Own Fundraising Plan!  Join Cassie Holcomb from The Robert ... Read More



Sponsor a Webinar in 2018

Posted Monday 18th of December 2017
The BCMA is excited to call for webinar sponsors for the 2018 webinar season! The BCMA is offering a webinar sponsorship package to organizations and individuals interested in increasing their visibility among BCMA members and across Canada.  Our webinar series has ... Read More



2018 Change Makers Nominations - Due Dec 15

Posted Tuesday 28th of November 2017
BC Museums Association is accepting nominations for projects making a substantial contribution to BC’s cultural sector for its upcoming issue of Roundup Magazine. Selected winners will be featured in Roundup’s winter 2018 issue, Change Makers. Change Makers is an annual ... Read More



BCMA Visits Pittsburgh - Takeaways from MCN 2017

Posted Tuesday 14th of November 2017
The BCMA visited Pittsburgh, PA last week for Museum Computer Network's 2017 conference. BCMA Programs & Member Services Coordinator, Ben Fast, attended as an MCN Scholar* and presented a lightning talk about the BCMA Webinar program. Here are some takeaways from the Conference:   ... Read More



Webinar #8 - Digital Design on a Dime

Posted Wednesday 25th of October 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the eighth professional development webinar in our monthly webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province and across Canada on November 21 for “Digital Design on a Dime” presented by Ryan Meech. Webinar Description: Digital, interactive displays ... Read More



Voicing Contested Histories - Workshop tickets available now

Posted Tuesday 24th of October 2017
Voicing Contested Histories: Creating opportunities to foster diversity, inclusion and reconciliation Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | 9am – 3:30pm Royal Roads University, 2005 Sooke Rd. Join us for a province-wide day of dialogue that will focus on issues and best practices for building ... Read More



Congratulations to 2017's BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement Winners!

Posted Saturday 21st of October 2017
The 2017 BCMA Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Thursday October 5 at the BCMA Conference Gala at the Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding ... Read More



Newly Elected BCMA Council for 2017-18

Posted Friday 20th of October 2017
A new BCMA Council was elected at the AGM on Thursday. Congratulations to the newly-elected and re-elected councillors! A big thank you to outgoing councillors Peter Ord, Rebecca Clarke, Hanna Cho, and Danielle Lemon! The 2017-18 Council are: Tania Muir, ... Read More