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

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

Posted Thursday 26th of March 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: What the BCMA is doing to support its members

Posted Wednesday 25th of March 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

Making Space for Makerspaces - Webinar Recording and Resource List

Posted Monday 23rd of March 2020
If you were unable to join us for our March 18 webinar, you can now access Making Space for Makerspaces - How Cultural Institutions Are Embracing the Maker Movement online on the BCMA BRAIN. Thank you again to our amazing ... Read More

COVID-19 Resources for Museums and Cultural Organizations

Posted Monday 23rd of March 2020
Updated 11:53 AM April 7th, 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 ... Read More

Call for Nominations for BCMA’s Awards for Outstanding Achievement 2020

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
  British Columbia’s museums, art galleries, Indigenous cultural centres, historic places and other cultural heritage organizations offer diverse services and visitor experiences that are relevant and meaningful to multiple audiences. These organizations and the individuals behind them deserve recognition for ... Read More

Call for Proposals for BCMA Conference 2020 is now open

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
We are pleased to announce BC’s only provincial conference for museum, gallery, arts and cultural professionals in Surrey from October 4 - 6, 2020. The BCMA 2020 Conference theme Stronger Together: Resilience, Collaboration, and Inclusion in a Changing World acknowledges ... Read More

Applying for Employment Insurance Benefits

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Employment Insurance (EI) provides regular benefits to individuals who lose their jobs through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal or mass lay-offs) and are available for and able to work, but can't find ... Read More

COVID-19 Impact Survey

Posted Saturday 14th of March 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

COVID-19 and BC Museums

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Updated 3:17 pm March 31, 2020 As communities across British Columbia follow news on the global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the BC Museums Association and Heritage BC would like to direct members to relevant information and resources. These resources are not to be ... Read More

OWL You Need to Know Interview with Lorenda Calvert

Posted Saturday 14th of March 2020
Welcome to “OWL You Need to Know” a new micro-podcast series from the BC Museums Association. In this podcast, BCMA members are given 90 seconds to answer 20 questions about themselves. If you’d like to give a 90-second interview, contact ... Read More

Join the BCMA as a Summer Student!

Posted Friday 13th of March 2020
  We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team as Conference Assistant for the summer. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who brings team work, organizational and digital literacy skills, and a passion for the culture sector. ... Read More