BCMA Conference 2018 - Early-Bird Registration Open Now!

Posted Friday 15th of June 2018
BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery and history professionals, BCMA Conference 2018 takes place in Kelowna! Join us for the opportunity to network with hundreds of colleagues from across the province. Enjoy a full program of workshops and presentations ... Read More

Call for Expressions of Interest - Small Museums Toolbox

Posted Tuesday 12th of June 2018
The BC Museums Association is developing a “ toolbox” of resources designed specifically to meet the needs of staff and volunteers in small museums across British Columbia.  Our goal is to create new resources that are user-friendly, visually-appealing, practical in ... Read More

BCMA Conference 2018 Sponsorships Available Now

Posted Monday 11th of June 2018
Are you interested in increasing your visibility and deepening relationships with the BC museum and cultural heritage community?  Then check out the BCMA's sponsorship opportunities, including for Conference 2018 in Kelowna this October! A variety of sponsorship options are available at ... Read More

Nominate someone for a BCMA Award today!

Posted Friday 1st of June 2018
The BCMA encourages members and people from the community to nominate someone for a BCMA Award for Outstanding Achievement today! The BCMA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations each year for their service and excellence within the sector.  There are ... Read More

Have your say! Canadian Collections Care Survey

Posted Friday 25th of May 2018
The Canadian Association for the Conservation of Cultural Property (CAC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Conservators (CAPC) invite you to contribute to a nation-wide survey on heritage collection health in Canada. The objective of this survey is to collect ... Read More

2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions

Posted Monday 14th of May 2018
Public release of the 2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions The Department of Canadian Heritage has released the 2017 report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions (GCSHI), which collected financial and operating ... Read More

BC Museums Week - May 13-20

Posted Monday 30th of April 2018
Join the BCMA and museums from around BC as we celebrate and highlight the work of our members, discuss important themes for the sector, and work together to build a stronger future. BC Museums Week will take place May 13-20, ... Read More

BCMA Conference 2018: Call for Papers Extended!

Posted Friday 27th of April 2018
The BC Museums Association Conference 2018 call for papers is now open! UPDATE: the 2018 call for papers has been extended to midnight, MAY 21! The BC Museums Association invites proposals from individuals interested in speaking at our 2018 conference ... Read More

BC Museums Win Big at the annual CMA Awards

Posted Sunday 15th of April 2018
The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) conference wrapped up last week in Vancouver.  A long-standing tradition at the CMA conference is the annual CMA Awards Ceremony, this year held on the Thursday night at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. BCMA members, ... Read More

BC GLAM Sector Symposium: May 8

Posted Tuesday 3rd of April 2018
BC’s GLAM sector partners – BC Museums Association, BC Library Association and Archives Association of BC – proudly present a symposium that will showcase the power of collaboration in the gallery, library, archives and museum (GLAM) sector and set the ... Read More

Request for Proposals: Roundup Editor and Designer

Posted Tuesday 3rd of April 2018
The BC Museums Association is seeking BC-based contractors to fill two positions for BC Museums Association Roundup. The BCMA is seeking two people to fill the roles of Editor and Designer, respectively. Roundup's Editor works with an existing province-wide editorial committee ... Read More

BCMA Launches New Podcast

Posted Monday 2nd of April 2018
The BCMA is excited to launch the first episode of the new BCMA Podcast! Join the BC Museums Association as we explore topics of importance to the museum community in BC, and around the world. Listen as we talk with ... Read More