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



The Future of Museums - BCMA Conference Keynote: Senator Patricia Bovey

Posted Thursday 19th of October 2017
Senator Patricia Bovey joined the BC Museums Association's 60th Anniversary Conference in Victoria, October 4, 2017.  Senator Bovey presented a keynote presentation entitled "The Voice of Museums: Societal Expectations: The Future Role of Museums" to a packed crowd at the ... Read More



The BCMA Celebrates 60 Years | Join Now!

Posted Wednesday 27th of September 2017
JOIN US!  We are celebrating our 60th Anniversary year with special incentives to join the BCMA in 2017. New Individual members who join BCMA between March 1 and December 31, 2017, receive a two-year membership for $60. New Student/Volunteer members ... Read More



Webinar #7 - Funding for Heritage Organizations

Posted Thursday 21st of September 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the seventh professional development webinar in our monthly webinbar series! Join colleagues from around the province and across Canada on October 17 for “Funding for Heritage Organizations” presented by Michael Smith and Colleen Craig from ... Read More



Conference Day Rates Available Now

Posted Thursday 21st of September 2017
With Conference 2017 just under two weeks away, we are now opening limited Day Registration options. Day registration gets you in to individual sessions for either Wednesday, October 4 or Thursday, October 5. Day registration excludes social events. Gala tickets ... Read More



Webinar #6 - Marketing for Museums

Posted Monday 28th of August 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the sixth installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on September 19 for “Marketing for Museums” presented by Erika Stenson (Royal BC Museum). Webinar Description: Visitor-centric marketing initiatives are ... Read More



BCMA Mentorship Program Launch

Posted Wednesday 19th of July 2017
The BCMA is excited to launch the new BCMA Mentorship Program! The BCMA Mentorship Program pairs Emerging Museum Professionals (EMPs – in the first 10 years of their career) with experienced museum professionals in mid- or senior-career positions for an eight-month ... Read More



Conference 2017 Registration Now Open

Posted Tuesday 18th of July 2017
The BCMA team is excited to announce the opening of registration for our 2017 Conference - Climate for Change: How museums are meeting the challenges of a changing world! Join us for the opportunity to network with hundreds of colleagues from ... Read More