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Heritage Online (HerO)

Explore the possibilities of digital engagement in the arts, culture, and heritage sector with the BC Museums Association’s (BCMA) latest project, Heritage Online (HerO).

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Upcoming: April 4 | 1:00 PM

IBPOC Tea & Talk

Connect with museum, gallery, and heritage IBPOC professionals from across British Columbia.

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BCMA 2023 Conference

Save The Date – It’s our great pleasure to announce that the BCMA's 2023 Conference will take place in person during the week of September 25 - 28, 2023!


2023 British Columbia Budget Response

The chronic under-resourcing of our sector only serves to reinforce inequities and is an impediment to real and lasting systems change. We urge the Province to demonstrate this commitment by providing sufficient funding and support to make these ideals a reality.


Opinion: BC’s Arts, Culture, and Heritage Sector is Remarkably Precarious and Needs Support More Than Ever

Arts, culture, and heritage organizations matter and the closure of just one will have social, educational, and economic impacts on the broader community.

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

Activating Radical Community Care

As a starting point for engaging with themes of anti-racism, community, building and self-preservation in harmful systems, this session focuses on empowering individuals to employ acts of radical self- and community- care.

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Indigenous Culture & Heritage

BCMA Webinar - Residential School Response: How Museums and Archives Can Provide Support

Matthew Kinch, Executive Director of Residential School Response at the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, provides an overview of the work currently happening across BC, discusses potential research challenges, and considers how BC archives and Indigenous communities can work collaboratively to locate, access and transfer Residential School records.

Museum Education

Guide to Email Campaigns for Museums

Whether you are looking to increase event attendance, receive more donations, or advocate for community issues, email campaigns can be effective tools to improve your presence.

Indigenous Culture & Heritage Resources

The BC Museums Association is proud to feature a collection of resources for Indigenous communities, cultural centres and museums as well as non-Indigenous museums, galleries, and cultural organizations who wish to strengthen their relationships with Indigenous communities.

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All Tools and Resources

New resources are added every day!

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BCMA Podcasts

The BCMA is pleased to host regular podcasts covering a variety of different topics. Explore our recurring series below or browse the latest episodes here.

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

IBPOC Museum Professionals Network

Connect with museum, gallery, and heritage IBPOC professionals from across British Columbia.

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.

Discover Something New!

Not sure what you're looking for? The BCMA Brain has hundreds of resources ready to be discovered. Try one of these randomly generated resources!

BCMA Online Courses

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

Members Receive 50% off!   Explore Current Courses 


Member Directory

A directory of BCMA Institutional Members and Service Providers

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