BC Museums Week 2019 News Release

Posted Thursday 16th of May 2019
You can also read this News Release as a PDF here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2019   MUSEUMS MAKE LIFE BETTER FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS Celebrate BC Museums Week May 18-24, 2019   VICTORIA, BC – From May 18-24, it’s time to ... Read More

BCMA's latest Roundup Magazine is now live!

Posted Monday 6th of May 2019
BCMA's latest issue of Roundup Magazine (BC's GLAM Sector: Practical Ideas and Local Solutions) is now live! A link to the full issue can be found here. Thank you everyone who contributed, assisted, advocated for us, or just cheered us on! We ... Read More

BCMA's New Operations Manager

Posted Thursday 2nd of May 2019
The totem pole pictured is found in the Royal BC Museum lobby, "A man named Checkgath raised this pole about 1880 in t'anuu 'Ilnagaay, Haida Gwaii." RBCM #1391 The BCMA is pleased to introduce you to our newest team member ... Read More

Roundup Magazine - Call for Guest-Editor/Submissions

Posted Thursday 18th of April 2019
Call for Guest-Editor   The BC Museums Association invites expressions of interest and proposals from individuals who are interested in guest-editing an issue of Roundup Magazine, our quarterly publication. We are seeking knowledgeable, well-connected individuals with expertise in the museum ... Read More

Register today for the BC GLAM Sector Symposium!

Posted Friday 12th of April 2019
The BC Museums Association, in partnership with the BC Library Association and the Archives Association of BC, is proud to present an event on May 8, 2019 in Surrey, B.C. - Here and Now: Practical Ideas, Local Solutions for Galleries, ... Read More

Conference 2019

Posted Thursday 11th of April 2019
Courtyard Marriott, Prince George, BC September 30 – October 2, 2019   BCMA is thrilled to announce that BC’s only provincial conference focused on museum, gallery and history professionals is coming to Prince George this year! BCMA Conference 2019 takes place ... Read More

BC Museums Week and International Museum Day

Posted Monday 1st of April 2019
BC Museums Week 2019 Your How-to Guide for Getting Involved!   Introduction May 18-24, 2019 marks the third official BC Museums Week!  BC Museums Week celebrates the contributions of museums, galleries, historic sites, and other related heritage organizations to BC’s ... Read More

BCMA is looking for a Summer Student!

Posted Tuesday 26th of March 2019
BC Museums Association is looking for a summer student to join our dynamic team in the role of Program Assistant! This position is contingent upon funding from the Young Canada Works program. The Program Assistant’s main responsibility will be supporting ... Read More

BCMA supports its members through grant awards and bursaries!

Posted Saturday 23rd of March 2019
The BC Museums Association is pleased to have been able to financially support our members over the past few months through Family Day grants and our BCMA bursaries programs. Today, we’re especially delighted to announce the recipients of the Barrie Hardcastle and Joe ... Read More

BC Arts Council Survey

Posted Friday 22nd of March 2019
Dear BCMA members, BC Arts Council clients, and community members, The BC Arts Council is in the midst of an exciting transition to an online grant management system. At the same time, they are looking to refresh their website to ... Read More

Canadian Museums Association Board of Directors appoints Dr. Vanda Vitali as new Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 6th of February 2019
Karen Bachmann, President of the Canadian Museums Association (CMA), announced today that Dr. Vanda Vitali — physicist, art historian, museum director, master planner, and a Canadian — will become the CMA’s next Executive Director beginning March 1st, 2019. Dr. Vitali, fluent in both ... Read More

Barrie Hardcastle and Joe Nagel bursaries - NOW OPEN!

Posted Monday 28th of January 2019
  The BCMA is now accepting applications to the Barrie Hardcastle Bursary and the Joe Nagel Technology Bursary!   The Barrie Hardcastle Bursary The Hardcastle Bursary is awarded annually to enable staff and volunteers of our member institutions, or individual members ... Read More