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Upcoming: Dec 8

Renewing Canadian Museum Policy – Info Session

This is an informal information session where we can chat about the Museum Policy, highlight the survey that Canadian Heritage has circulated, and discuss future impacts.

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Deadline: Dec 5

Call for TEAM Program Advisors | TEAM Mates

The Training, Evaluation, & Advice for Museums (TEAM) program will build upon BCMA’s nearly 75-year history and look to museum training programs from across Canada to offer critical evaluation and support in a proposed seven key areas of museum operation. The BCMA is seeking museum professionals from all career backgrounds and specialties.
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Upcoming: December 7

Watercooler Wednesday

Watercooler Wednesday takes place every first Wednesday of the month. Tis the season and we would love to celebrate the holidays with you at our last Watercooler Wednesday of 2022 on December 7th at 3:30 PM!

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Upcoming: December 12

Tea & Talk

Connect with museum, gallery, and heritage IBPOC professionals from across British Columbia. Brew a mug of tea, and join Network Coordinator Jazmin to catch up, ask questions, seek advice, and chat.

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Request for Conference Locations

Showcase your community’s museums, galleries, arts, and heritage to cultural professionals from every corner of the province by hosting the BC Museums Association’s Annual Conference.

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Governance 101 Course

Governance 101 for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Organizations in British Columbia will provide board members and individuals interested in serving on not-for-profit boards with an overview of legal responsibilities, strategies for success, and more!


BCMA Bookclub

Join the BCMA for a read-along of the Canadian Museum Associations Moved to Action: Activating UNDRIP report. Tuesdays, November 8 - February 7, 10:00 am PT

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Indigenous Culture & Heritage

BCMA Webinar: BC Arts Council Funding for Indigenous Organizations

Join the BCMA in welcoming staff from the BC Arts Council and First Peoples Cultural Council to discuss funding opportunities for Indigenous-led projects,

Museum Education

Live Virtual Event Delivery

Finding a streaming platform that fits your needs can help you deliver an exciting experience for audiences during your next virtual or hybrid event. There are a number of user-friendly platforms that allow you to increase the production value of your next event without having to hire a contractor.

Museum Education

Marketing For Hybrid Events Best Practices

Both in-person and virtual attendees expect something unique and exciting that is designed to provide a similar level of experience. The following points will help you clearly define your hybrid event, create community, and retain audiences for future sessions.

BCMA Online Courses

On-demand training for museums, galleries, and cultural heritage organizations

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BC Museum Portraits

The BC Museum Portraits Project is an audio interview and photography initiative that will result in an online archive of the ‘institutional memory’ of the Province’s museums and archives.

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The BCMA is pleased to host regular educational webinars. Join your colleagues from around the province for these lunch-hour learning opportunities!

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The BCMA Listserv provides a forum for members and non-members to discuss issues, post job opportunities and share news through this monitored mailing list.

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We embrace a broad and inclusive definition of museums as institutions created in the public interest that engage visitors, foster deeper understanding and promote the enjoyment and sharing of authentic cultural and natural heritage.

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