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



Webinar #8 - Digital Design on a Dime

Posted Friday 13th 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



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



Webinar #5 - Cold Calling & Sweet Talking

Posted Sunday 16th of July 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the fifth installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on August 29 for “Cold Calling & Sweet Talking: Building Grassroots Community Partnerships” presented by Amanda Sittrop (Burnaby Village ... Read More



Call for BCMA Conference Host Community

Posted Saturday 15th of July 2017
The BC Museums Association is seeking proposals for host communities to host the annual conference in 2018, 2019, or 2020. Each October the BC Museums Association holds a nationally-recognized provincial conference in a British Columbia community, creating an opportunity for ... Read More



RE-ORG: Canada West - Storage Reorganization

Posted Friday 14th of July 2017
The Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) is pleased to announce RE-ORG: Canada (West), the fourth edition of CCI’s training program on storage reorganization. Over a period of 14 months, up to six museums (two participants per museum) from British Columbia, Alberta and ... Read More



2017 Call for BCMA Council Nominations

Posted Thursday 22nd of June 2017
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