How Museums Across Canada and Around the World Are Reopening During COVID-19

Posted Thursday 7th of May 2020
Explore how museums, art galleries, and cultural organizations across Canada and around the world are reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic Updated May 29, 2020 The Government of BC has announced that museums will be able to reopen in mid-May as ... Read More



CultureOnline.ca - a directory of online museums, arts, and cultural programs

Posted Saturday 2nd of May 2020
Are you working on online content during the COVID-19 shutdown? Share it with CultureOnline.ca! The BC Museums Association and Arts BC have launched CultureOnline.ca; a directory of online programs and resources that museums, art galleries, and cultural organizations are sharing ... Read More



BCMA's Digital Resources

Posted Thursday 23rd of April 2020
BC Museums Association's current learning opportunities Recently, the BCMA has partnered with Arts BC and launched Culture Online, a digital directory of online programs and resources that museums, art galleries, and cultural organizations are sharing with British Columbians during the ... Read More



COVID-19 Impact Survey

Posted Wednesday 22nd of April 2020
Help the culture sector, assess the impact of COVID-19 - complete this brief survey In partnership with Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, and BC Alliance for Arts + Culture, the BCMA is working to help quantify the impact that COVID-19 ... Read More



Exploring Digital Outreach: An Introduction to Livestream Site Tours

Posted Thursday 2nd of April 2020
Digital Educator, Jenny Arnold shares her tips, tools, and technology for livestreaming your site with the BCMA. Here are her easy, affordable ideas for creating successful live streams.   Questions to Ask…   Why do you want to bring livestreams ... Read More



COVID-19 Resources for Museums and Cultural Organizations

Posted Thursday 2nd of April 2020
Updated 2:16 PM May 25, 2020 Museums, galleries, and cultural organizations across the province are currently dealing with a host of challenges stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak. In partnership with Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, and BC Alliance for Arts ... Read More



COVID-19: What the BCMA is doing to support its members

Posted Thursday 2nd of April 2020
A Message from BCMA President, Jodi Simkin Dear Members:   Like many of you, I find myself working from home during this unprecedented health crisis. Our institutions are shuttered and our office doors remain closed. All is not lost however, ... Read More



Support BCMA Museums - Consider Making a Donation to Giving Tuesday Now

Posted Wednesday 1st of April 2020
Giving Tuesday Now is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5 as an emergency response to COVID-19. Museums, galleries, and cultural organizations across the province are facing unprecedented financial pressure due to the COVID-19 shutdowns. If ... Read More



Making Space for Makerspaces - Webinar Recording and Resource List

Posted Monday 23rd of March 2020
If you were unable to join us for our March 18 webinar, you can now access Making Space for Makerspaces - How Cultural Institutions Are Embracing the Maker Movement online on the BCMA BRAIN. Thank you again to our amazing ... Read More



Applying for Employment Insurance Benefits

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Employment Insurance (EI) provides regular benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find ... Read More



COVID-19 and BC Museums

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Updated 3:17 pm March 31, 2020 As communities across British Columbia follow news on the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the BC Museums Association and Heritage BC would like to direct members to relevant information and resources. These resources are not to be ... Read More



OWL You Need to Know Interview with Lorenda Calvert

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Welcome to “OWL You Need to Know” a new micro-podcast series from the BC Museums Association. In this podcast, BCMA members are given 90 seconds to answer 20 questions about themselves. If you’d like to give a 90-second interview, contact ... Read More