2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions

Posted Monday 14th of May 2018
Public release of the 2017 Report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions The Department of Canadian Heritage has released the 2017 report on the Government of Canada Survey of Heritage Institutions (GCSHI), which collected financial and operating ... Read More



BC Museums Week - May 13-20

Posted Monday 30th of April 2018
Join the BCMA and museums from around BC as we celebrate and highlight the work of our members, discuss important themes for the sector, and work together to build a stronger future. BC Museums Week will take place May 13-20, ... Read More



BCMA Conference 2018: Call for Papers Extended!

Posted Friday 27th of April 2018
The BC Museums Association Conference 2018 call for papers is now open! UPDATE: the 2018 call for papers has been extended to midnight, MAY 21! The BC Museums Association invites proposals from individuals interested in speaking at our 2018 conference ... Read More



BC Museums Win Big at the annual CMA Awards

Posted Sunday 15th of April 2018
The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) conference wrapped up last week in Vancouver.  A long-standing tradition at the CMA conference is the annual CMA Awards Ceremony, this year held on the Thursday night at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. BCMA members, ... Read More



Nominate someone for a BCMA Award today!

Posted Wednesday 4th of April 2018
The BCMA encourages members and people from the community to nominate someone for a BCMA Award for Outstanding Achievement today! The BCMA recognizes a number of individuals and organizations each year for their service and excellence within the sector.  There are ... Read More



BC GLAM Sector Symposium: May 8

Posted Tuesday 3rd of April 2018
BC’s GLAM sector partners – BC Museums Association, BC Library Association and Archives Association of BC – proudly present a symposium that will showcase the power of collaboration in the gallery, library, archives and museum (GLAM) sector and set the ... Read More



Request for Proposals: Roundup Editor and Designer

Posted Tuesday 3rd of April 2018
The BC Museums Association is seeking BC-based contractors to fill two positions for BC Museums Association Roundup. The BCMA is seeking two people to fill the roles of Editor and Designer, respectively. Roundup's Editor works with an existing province-wide editorial committee ... Read More



BCMA Launches new Podcast

Posted Monday 2nd of April 2018
The BCMA is excited to launch the first episode of the new BCMA Podcast! Join the BC Museums Association as we explore topics of importance to the museum community in BC, and around the world. Listen as we talk with ... Read More



BCMA Webinar 12 - Overcoming Challenges of Recruitment & Retention in Youth Programming

Posted Wednesday 28th of March 2018
The BCMA is excited to welcome Aisha Hamis from Two Rivers Gallery in Prince George as presenter of the BCMA's 12th webinar!  We are celebrating out webinarversary with a presentation about Overcoming Challenges of Recruitment & Retention in Youth Programming. Having ... Read More



Community Gaming Grants Webinar

Posted Tuesday 27th of March 2018
The deadline for the Province of BC’s Community Gaming Grants program is quickly approaching – applications are due April 30, 2018 for the arts and culture category.  The BCMA was pleased to welcome Mike Sherman, Community Outreach Manager for the Community Gaming ... Read More



RE-ORG Canada comes to Parksville

Posted Tuesday 20th of March 2018
BCMA was pleased to partner with the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) to hold "RE-ORG West: Adventures in Storage Reorganization" at the Parksville Museum last week where delegates from across Canada and abroad came together to exchange best practices in this ... Read More



Uniting to safeguard Parksville and Qualicum Beach’s heritage

Posted Thursday 8th of March 2018
See below for images from the RE-ORG Workshop! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Uniting to safeguard Parksville and Qualicum Beach’s heritage 8 March 2018 PARKSVILLE. Four cultural institutions from across the Western region were selected by the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) to be ... Read More