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Feb 7:  BCMA Book Club

Moved to Action: Activating UNDRIP

Join the BCMA for a read-along of the Canadian Museum Associations Moved to Action: Activating UNDRIP report.

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Feb 8:  Activating Radical Community-Care
IBPOC Network: Cultivating Careers

This recurring series of sessions will focus on ways IBPOC museum, heritage, and cultural professionals can further their careers, encourage emerging IBPOC professionals, and navigate situations within their workplace all with the goal of strengthening IBPOC representation in the sector.

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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!

New Museum Portraits

Explore the latest interviews with museums throughout Vancouver Island!


MuseNews Episode 24: Policies, Poles and Protocols

The latest news, happenings, and announcements from museums, galleries, and heritage organizations across BC and beyond. Join Ryan and Leia as we explore the latest MuseNews!

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

IBPOC Network Podcast Ep 1

In this episode, listen as IBPOC Network Coordinator Jazmin Hundal and historian Dr. Sharanjit Sandhra chat while on location at the Sikh Heritage Museum at Gur Sikh Temple Gurdwara.

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

BCMA Webinar: Stepping Courageously Into Conflict

In this webinar, we are joined by Madison Tardif for a session on conflict engagement. Participants will be encouraged to think about conflict from the lens of social justice and systems change. Attendees will be provided resources and tools to navigate difficult conversations and feel empowered to surface differences that matter.

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Indigenous Culture & Heritage

BCMA Webinar: Where do you stand?

Join Lorenda and Leia as they demonstrate digital tools that can aid you in identifying where you are, and explore ways to learn more about those nations. This webinar is being offered after a survey on Indigenous Relationship Building in which responses identified a lack of knowledge regarding territories their organizations operate on.

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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!

Not just for museums

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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A directory of BCMA Institutional Members and Service Providers

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