HELISET TŦE SḰÁL – “Let The Languages Live” 2019 International Conference On Indigenous Languages

Posted Friday 26th of July 2019
BCMA’s Conversation with Jordan Coble and Tania Muir   From June 24-26, 2019, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council and the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation hosted the international conference on Indigenous language revitalization in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, in celebration of ... Read More

Welcome message from our Interim Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 10th of July 2019
  Hello (again) members,   I feel like we should make some tea and sit down for a catch up! It has been three years since I was last in the role of Executive Director for the BCMA. Since then ... Read More

Summer student blog update

Posted Monday 8th of July 2019
It’s already July and I almost can’t believe I’ve been with the BCMA for over a month! It has been an absolute pleasure to get to know the BCMA and its staff, council, and committees, and to have some interactions ... Read More

Letter to the Select Standing Committee for Finance and Government Services

Posted Thursday 4th of July 2019
Last week a joint letter was delivered to the Select Standing Committee for Finance and Government Services. This letter, advocating for increased support for the heritage sector, was signed by BC Heritage, BC Historical Federation, BC Museums Association and Heritage BC. ... Read More

BCMA bids farewell to Executive Director

Posted Friday 28th of June 2019
Special announcement from Tania Muir, President, BC Museums Association   BCMA would like to announce that Erica Mattson, who has served as BCMA’s Executive Director since September 2016, will be departing the role early next month. Theresa Mackay, who was ... Read More

BC Arts Council Survey

Posted Monday 24th of June 2019
The BC Arts Council would like to engage with existing, past and future clients and applicants about their experiences with the current grant application process.  The Council wants to improve overall service, user experience and equity and accessibility of the ... Read More

2019 Call for BCMA Council Nominations

Posted Friday 7th of June 2019
A number of BCMA Councillors have completed their terms of office and will be stepping down from Council at the upcoming Annual General Meeting. BCMA members are invited to submit names for consideration to Council’s Nomination Committee to be presented ... Read More

BC Museums Association Conference 2019

Posted Friday 31st of May 2019
Spoken Words, Shared Stories Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 - October 2, 2019 BC Museums Association is pleased to announce that BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals is coming to Prince George this year! ... Read More

BCMA's Summer Student

Posted Monday 27th of May 2019
The BCMA warmly welcomes our first ever summer student, Desiree Hall, to the team. Her role as a program assistant means she will be supporting all things Conference 2019! Desiree is entering her fourth year of an undergraduate degree in music ... Read More

BC Museums Week 2019 News Release

Posted Thursday 16th of May 2019
You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2019   MUSEUMS MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS Celebrate BC Museums Week May 18-24, 2019   VICTORIA, BC – From May 18-24, it’s time to ... Read More

BCMA's latest Roundup Magazine is now live!

Posted Monday 6th of May 2019
BCMA's latest issue of Roundup Magazine (BC's GLAM Sector: Practical Ideas and Local Solutions) is now live! A link to the full issue can be found here. Thank you everyone who contributed, assisted, advocated for us, or just cheered us on! We ... Read More

BCMA's New Operations Manager

Posted Thursday 2nd of May 2019
The totem pole pictured is found in the Royal BC Museum lobby, "A man named Checkgath raised this pole about 1880 in t'anuu 'Ilnagaay, Haida Gwaii." RBCM #1391 The BCMA is pleased to introduce you to our newest team member ... Read More