Roundup Magazine - Call for Guest-Editor/Submissions

Posted Thursday 18th of April 2019
Call for Guest-Editor   The BC Museums Association invites expressions of interest and proposals from individuals who are interested in guest-editing an issue of Roundup Magazine, our quarterly publication. We are seeking knowledgeable, well-connected individuals with expertise in the museum ... Read More

Register today for the BC GLAM Sector Symposium!

Posted Friday 12th of April 2019
The BC Museums Association, in partnership with the BC Library Association and the Archives Association of BC, is proud to present an event on May 8, 2019 in Surrey, B.C. - Here and Now: Practical Ideas, Local Solutions for Galleries, ... Read More

Conference 2019

Posted Thursday 11th of April 2019
Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place ... Read More

BC Museums Week and International Museum Day

Posted Monday 1st of April 2019
BC Museums Week 2019 Your How-to Guide for Getting Involved!   Introduction May 18-24, 2019 marks the third official BC Museums Week!  BC Museums Week celebrates the contributions of museums, galleries, historic sites, and other related heritage organizations to BC’s ... Read More

BCMA is looking for a Summer Student!

Posted Tuesday 26th of March 2019
BC Museums Association is looking for a summer student to join our dynamic team in the role of Program Assistant! This position is contingent upon funding from the Young Canada Works program. The Program Assistant’s main responsibility will be supporting ... Read More

BCMA supports its members through grant awards and bursaries!

Posted Saturday 23rd of March 2019
The BC Museums Association is pleased to have been able to financially support our members over the past few months through Family Day grants and our BCMA bursaries programs. Today, we’re especially delighted to announce the recipients of the Barrie Hardcastle and Joe ... Read More

BC Arts Council Survey

Posted Friday 22nd of March 2019
Dear BCMA members, BC Arts Council clients, and community members, The BC Arts Council is in the midst of an exciting transition to an online grant management system. At the same time, they are looking to refresh their website to ... 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