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Your external brain for everything to do with BC’s Museums, Galleries and Heritage Organizations.

BCMA Book Club | Truth and Reconciliation

Join Lorenda and Leia to read through Honouring the Truth and Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the TRC.

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If 9 Out of 10 Canadians Agree that Museums Matter, Why Don’t We Fund Them Like They Do?

Climate and Emergencies

BCMA Podcast: Community Resilience and Food Sustainability: Haida Gwaii Food Strategy

In this BCMA Podcast episode, hear from two Haida Gwaii residents engaged in these efforts to strengthen local, sustainable food systems and how the HGFS will, in part, serve as a public repository of local food system knowledge.

Revenue Development

Climate Catastrophe, Cons, and Colonialism

An introduction to Blockchain/Cryptocurrency/NFTs. The world of the blockchain (a technology that is currently being rebranded as “Web3”) is complex, obtuse, and often seems to defy conventional logic. If you feel mystified by technologies like Bitcoin or NFTs that’s perfectly normal - the blockchain is obtuse by design. 

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

BCMA Webinar: Community-centred Approaches to Museum Exhibits and Programs

Join the IBPOC Museum Professionals Network for an informative webinar on community-centred approaches to museum exhibits and programs.

BCMA Online Courses

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

Members Receive 50% off!   Explore Current Courses 


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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