BCMA's New Operations Manager

Posted Thursday 21st of February 2019
  The BCMA is delighted to welcome our newest team member, Alisha Brown, as our operations manager! Alisha comes to us with more than 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector, and has deep personal connections with BC museums. ... Read More

Canadian Museums Association Board of Directors appoints Dr. Vanda Vitali as new Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 6th of February 2019
Karen Bachmann, President of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), announced today that Dr. Vanda Vitali — physicist, art historian, museum director, master planner, and a Canadian — will become the CMA’s next Executive Director beginning March 1st, 2019. Dr. Vitali, fluent in both ... Read More

Barrie Hardcastle and Joe Nagel bursaries - NOW OPEN!

Posted Monday 28th of January 2019
  The BCMA is now accepting applications to the Barrie Hardcastle Bursary and the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary!   The Barrie Hardcastle Bursary The Hardcastle Bursary is awarded annually to enable staff and volunteers of our member institutions, or individual members ... Read More

B.C. celebrates Family on February 18, 2019!

Posted Wednesday 16th of January 2019
Family Day was introduced in B.C. in 2013 to recognize the great contributions that families make to our lives, our communities and our province. Supporting families is essential to building strong, happy and healthy communities. B.C. Family Day is a ... Read More

Response Ready? Developing an Emergency Response Team for Heritage Institutions

Posted Friday 11th of January 2019
BCMA is seeking 10 cultural heritage workers to participate in a virtual workshop pilot project presented in partnership with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). Full information about this opportunity is below. Let us know if you are interested! The Canadian ... Read More

New BCMA Council Member: Welcome Jordan Coble!

Posted Thursday 10th of January 2019
The BC Museums Association is excited and proud to announce that Jordan Coble of the Westbank First Nation, Cultural and Operations Administrator of the Sncəwips Heritage Museum, has joined the BC Museums Association Council. Jordan was born and raised in ... Read More

Future Chinese Canadian museum – government seeking public input

Posted Thursday 20th of December 2018
  The Province of BC and the City of Vancouver have committed to establishing a brand-new Chinese Canadian Museum, but the government wants you to weigh in on it before going ahead with the project. The province and the City ... Read More

We've got a new podcast episode!

Posted Thursday 13th of December 2018
Episode 6 - Dr. Yosef Wosk, OBC, on Universal Technologies and Innovations In this episode, the BCMA revisits one of the highlights of our year; Erica Mattson, our executive director, introduces a keynote speaker from our 2018 conference, Dr. Yosef ... Read More

We're hiring!!!

Posted Thursday 6th of December 2018
BC Museums Association is looking for a talented individual to join our team as Operations Manager. The ideal candidate brings excellent team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong awareness of best practices for operating ... Read More

BCMA is on Wakelet!

Posted Thursday 6th of December 2018
Looking for a concise way of getting your BC museum news? BCMA has started their own profile on Wakelet! Wakelet is an easy way of curating news, web articles, and resources around a single subject. We've recently started our own ... Read More

Deciding BC’s Future: BC Arts Council Budget

Posted Saturday 17th of November 2018
Our municipal elections may be all done, but there are still more opportunities to take action and shape political priorities in BC. Please remember to send your MLA’s a reminder of their promise to double the government’s investment in the ... Read More

Staff changes at BC Arts Council

Posted Saturday 17th of November 2018
Last week, the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture announced several staff changes at the BC Arts Council, as reported by the BC Alliance for Arts and Culture. After working as the executive director of the BC Arts Council since ... Read More