BCMA and BC Heritage Emergency Response Network (HERN) Memorandum of Understanding

Posted Friday 11th of October 2019
On September 30tj, during the BCMA's 2019 annual conference, BCMA and BC HERN signed a Memorandum of Understanding to unite the two organizations under a series of shared goals. The BC HERN Steering Group (comprised of representatives from MOA, RBCM, Burnaby ... Read More

City of Surrey welcomes BCMA 2020

Posted Wednesday 9th of October 2019
    BCMA is excited to announce that our annual Conference in 2020 will be held in the City of Surrey! Please join us next year from October 4-6 for the largest annual gathering of BC museum professionals. We'll have ... Read More

Congratulations to the 2019 Recipients of the BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement!

Posted Thursday 3rd of October 2019
The 2019 BC Museums Association Awards for Outstanding Achievement were handed out on Wednesday, October 2 at the BCMA Conference Gala at Courtyard by Marriott in Prince George.  A staple event of our annual conference, the presentation of the Awards ... Read More

Conference 2019 Program

Posted Friday 20th of September 2019
The BC Museums Association conference 2019, Spoken Words, Shared Stories, is just around the corner! We are so excited to present to you the Conference program including our President's welcome address, information on the host venues, our full schedule of ... Read More

BCMA has a new Executive Director

Posted Tuesday 10th of September 2019
Special announcement from Tania Muir, President, BC Museums Association   BCMA is pleased to announce that Ryan Hunt will be serving as BCMA’s new Executive Director starting September 27, 2019. Ryan has dedicated his career to connecting communities with meaningful ... Read More

New Funding from the Federal Government

Posted Friday 30th of August 2019
The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, recently announced investments totalling $738,108 for museums, heritage institutions, cultural centres and First Nations throughout British Columbia that are working to preserve, protect, promote and celebrate tangible and intangible Indigenous ... Read More

Join us for BCMA's 2019 AGM

Posted Thursday 29th of August 2019
  BCMA's 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 2, in the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel starting at 8am. Members please join us and hear all about what your association has done for you in the past ... Read More

New BCMA Podcast - Conversation with Jordan Coble and Tania Muir on the 2019 International Conference On Indigenous Languages

Posted Monday 26th of August 2019
In this episode, Adrian Paradis (BCMA's Communications Coordinator) has a conversation with Jordan Coble (of BCMA's Indigenous Advisory Committee) and Tania Muir (BCMA's Council President) about the 2019 International Conference On Indigenous Languages. From June 24-26, 2019, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council and ... Read More

August blog post

Posted Monday 26th of August 2019
We are (almost) officially a month away from Conference and it’s already nearly the end of summer. It seems like just yesterday that I was writing my introductory blog post! This summer has certainly been a busy one for the ... Read More

HELISET TŦE SḰÁL – “Let The Languages Live” 2019 International Conference On Indigenous Languages

Posted Friday 26th of July 2019
BCMA’s Conversation with Jordan Coble and Tania Muir   From June 24-26, 2019, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council and the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation hosted the international conference on Indigenous language revitalization in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, in celebration of ... Read More

Welcome message from our Interim Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 10th of July 2019
  Hello (again) members,   I feel like we should make some tea and sit down for a catch up! It has been three years since I was last in the role of Executive Director for the BCMA. Since then ... Read More

Summer student blog update

Posted Monday 8th of July 2019
It’s already July and I almost can’t believe I’ve been with the BCMA for over a month! It has been an absolute pleasure to get to know the BCMA and its staff, council, and committees, and to have some interactions ... Read More