Indigenous Perspectives on Repatriation Symposium: March 29-31, 2017

Posted Wednesday 22nd of February 2017
The BC Museums Association is honoured to support the Indigenous Perspectives on Repatriation Symposium, March 29-31, 2017 in Kelowna, BC.  This important symposium is organized by the Royal BC Museum in partnership with the First Peoples’ Cultural Council. On March ... Read More

Advocacy Survey: What are your priorities?

Posted Wednesday 25th of January 2017
Please take a few minutes to fill out this short survey to share your feedback on advocacy priorities and help us collect data on the positive impact museums, galleries and related organizations make in our communities. We have heard from ... Read More

New funding program: B.C. marks Canada 150 with cultural legacies

Posted Wednesday 11th of January 2017
To mark the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation, the Province is launching a funding program to celebrate B.C. communities and their contribution to Canada. The Government of British Columbia will invest $8 million in museums and heritage sites throughout the ... Read More

New Societies Act now in effect

Posted Thursday 29th of December 2016
The new Societies Act is here and the Law for Nonprofits has released a webinar on how to transition. For more information please visit: Read More

Roundup Magazine Call for Submissions: Advocacy Issue

Posted Friday 2nd of December 2016
Roundup, the BCMA’s magazine, is currently seeking article proposals for our Spring 2017 issue in the following categories: Feature articles for the theme of "Advocacy". This issue's theme will share helpful tips and stories of funding strategies and opportunities for BC institutions. ... Read More

BC Museums Association Welcomes New Councilors and Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 26th of October 2016
The BC Museums Association (BCMA) elected new Executive and Council members and introduced a new Executive Director during the Association’s Annual General Meeting, held in Whistler on October 14, 2016. See all details in the official press release: Press Release: ... Read More

Congratulations to the Recipients of the Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

Posted Wednesday 26th of October 2016
At a fun-filled gala and an emotional awards presentation, the BCMA recognized two culturally significant projects, an Abbotsford museum, and the curator of a Prince George art gallery for Outstanding Achievement. The awards were presented October 13, 2016, during the BCMA’s ... Read More

Barrie Hardcastle Bursary Recipients Announced

Posted Wednesday 26th of October 2016
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 Barrie Hardcastle Bursary, formally announced at the BCMA's Annual General Meeting, October 14, 2016 in Whistler. Lorraine Bell of the Qualicum Beach Museum will use her bursary for participation in Raising Money for ... Read More

Conference 2016 Survey

Posted Friday 21st of October 2016
If you attended the BCMA’s 2016 annual conference in Whistler, please take a few minutes to share your feedback and help us plan for next year by completing this survey. Read More

Elaine Heumann Gurian – Keynote Address and Worksheets

Posted Friday 21st of October 2016
International museums expert Elaine Heumann Gurian delivered a compelling keynote address to close the BC Museums Association’s annual conference in Whistler on October 14, 2016. Elaine has kindly made the speech available to share with conference delegates, BCMA members and ... Read More

BCMA Conference Single-Day Registration Now Open!

Posted Wednesday 5th of October 2016
We are pleased to offer single-day registration for Conference 2016 in Whistler! Thursday  Friday Member  $ 265 $ 215 Non-Member $ 290 $ 240 Student $ 205 $ 155   Gala Dinner tickets will be available for Thursday delegates for an additional ... Read More

2016 Awards for Outstanding Achievement Nominees Announced!

Posted Tuesday 27th of September 2016
Congratulations to all our award nominees! Two Awards of Merit and a Distinguished Service Award will be presented at the "Peaks of Success" Awards Dinner in Whistler, October 13, 2016. And the nominees are: Award of Merit: · Chinese Canadian ... Read More