Webinar #3 - We Speak Translate

Posted Tuesday 16th of May 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the third installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on June 19 (please note this is on a Monday, not our usual Tuesday) for “We Speak Translate,” a special ... Read More

BC Museums Week News Release

Posted Monday 15th of May 2017
You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2017: CELEBRATE OUR UNIQUE & DIVERSE HISTORIES, CULTURE AND HERITAGE BC MUSEUMS WEEK MAY 14-21, 2017 VICTORIA, BC – The BC Museums Association (BCMA) is ... Read More

Call for BCMA Conference Host Community

Posted Thursday 11th of May 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

The BCMA Celebrates 60 Years | Join Now!

Posted Wednesday 10th of May 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

BC Museums Week - May 14-21, 2017

Posted Wednesday 3rd of May 2017
BC Museums Week The BC Museums Association is excited to announce the launch of BC Museums Week 2017! Join the BCMA and museums from around BC as we celebrate and highlight the work of our members, discuss important themes for ... Read More

BC GLAM Sector Sign First-of-its-kind Partnership MOU

Posted Monday 10th of April 2017
The BC Museums Association is proud and excited to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the British Columbia Library Association (BCLA) and the Archives Association of BC (AABC).  The announcement was made alongside the Honourable Peter Fassbender, ... Read More

Introducing BCMA Webinars

Posted Friday 7th of April 2017
Introducing a new series of professional development webinars presented by the BCMA in partnership with the Royal BC Museum and Archives!   On the third Tuesday of every month, join your museum colleagues from around the province for a lunch-hour webinar. ... Read More

Webinar #2 - Activate Your Exhibition

Posted Monday 3rd of April 2017
The BCMA is proud to announce the second installment in our monthly professional development webinar series! Join colleagues from around the province on May 16 for “Activate Your Exhibition,” presented by the Beaty Biodiversity Museum’s Yukiko Stranger-Galey and Derek Tan. ... Read More

Cultural organizations receive funding through B.C. | Canada 150 grants

Posted Sunday 2nd of April 2017
Joint BCMA and Government of British Columbia News Release, April 2, 2017: SURREY - More than 220 projects in 150 communities throughout British Columbia are receiving a total of $7.6 million in B.C. | Canada 150 grants, Stephanie Cadieux, MLA for ... Read More

Update: BC | Canada 150 funding program

Posted Friday 24th of February 2017
There was a tremendous response from the provincial museum and heritage sector for this new grant opportunity. On January 16, 2017 the Province of British Columbia announced British Columbia | Canada 150: Celebrating B.C. Communities and their Contributions to Canada, a ... Read More

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