Hands-Off: Ideas for Reducing Touch in Your Museum During COVID-19

Posted Monday 21st of September 2020
For decades museums have worked to make their collections and programs more "hands-on" for the public. Hands-on learning helps physical learners better connect with ideas, helps to make the past more accessible, and generally helps to make museums collections more ... Read More



BCMA Micro-grants for Emerging and Diverse Professionals

Posted Monday 17th of August 2020
Micro-Grants Available to Support Emerging and Diverse Museum Professionals to Create Online Resources, Workshops, and Networking Events Do you have new ideas and experiences to share? We want to hear your voice! The BCMA is excited to offer micro-grants to support ... Read More



Advocacy Tools

Posted Wednesday 15th of July 2020
Do Gooder: Amplify your voice How to get your message heard is a challenge many will face with their advocacy efforts. Letter writing campaigns can be a way to get your voice heard and message across. Successful letter-writing campaigns can ... Read More



Stories of Economic Impact & Resilience in the Cultural Sector

Posted Monday 13th of July 2020
Stories of Economic Impact & Resilience in the Cultural Sector: Insights from Five Culture and Heritage Organizations in British Columbia British Columbia's cultural and heritage organizations create a significant impact in their communities in diverse and transformative ways. Museums, science ... Read More



BC Local Government 101

Posted Friday 10th of July 2020
The local government system in British Columbia is unlike any other local government system in Canada and is unique in the world, therefore, knowing the difference between municipal governments, regional districts, improvement districts, and First Nations Bands can be a ... Read More



2020 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 August 31st, 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 July 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