BCMA Repatriation Grants

Posted Thursday 18th of June 2020
The B.C. government is providing $500,000 to the BC Museums Association to provide a range of grants to support communities at different stages of the repatriation process. First Nation communities and organizations will be eligible for grants to support repatriation planning, ... Read More



Reopening Guidelines for BC Museums, Galleries & Cultural Organizations

Posted Wednesday 10th of June 2020
Updated June 25, 2020 The BC Museums Association (BCMA) has compiled a guide, which has then been reviewed by the Government of British Columbia, to assist museums, galleries, culture centres, and heritage organizations in preparing their sites to be reopened ... Read More



COVID-19 Resources for Museums and Cultural Organizations

Posted Tuesday 9th of June 2020
Updated June 10, 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 + Culture, ... Read More



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

Posted Sunday 7th of June 2020
Explore how museums, art galleries, and cultural organizations across Canada and around the world are reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic Updated June 30, 2020 The Government of BC has announced that museums will be able to reopen in mid-May as ... Read More



BCMA's Digital Resources

Posted Wednesday 3rd of June 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



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

Posted Tuesday 2nd of June 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



COVID-19 Impact Survey

Posted Friday 22nd of May 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



BC Museums Week 2020: #MuseumsTogetherBC

Posted Saturday 9th of May 2020
Join the BCMA to celebrate #MuseumWeek from May 11 - 17, 2020, and International Museum Day on May 18, 2020 This annual event brings together museums, arts and culture professionals from around the world on social media to connect, inspire ... Read More



BC Museums Week 2020: Heroes

Posted Friday 8th of May 2020
When the news of the COVID-19 pandemic broke, citizens across BC wanted to find ways to show their appreciation for the heroes of this pandemic. Communities started nightly 7:00 pm celebrations as a means of showing their appreciation for everyday ... 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: 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