Lekwungen Territory  |  Victoria, BC  |  November 2 – 4

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September 30 | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The BC Museums Association urges our members, museums, and Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast to use September 30 as an opportunity to learn, reflect, make connections, and take action in redressing more than 150 years of injustice.

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BCMA AGM and Awards

October 19, 2022

AGM Information and RSVP

Award Winners and RSVP


Request for Proposals: BCMA Community Partners and Conference Location 

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.

About BCMA

BCMA Year in Review 2022

As we get ready for the BCMA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting and virtual awards showcase on October 19, this resource page will help you get caught up on everything the BC Museums Association has been up to over the past year.


MuseNews Ep 20: Museums, Murals and Mis-understandings

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

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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,

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Podcast: GLAM International Series: The Webb Telescope with Astronomer Marley Leacock

The GLAM International Series will help gallery, library, archive, and museum professionals in BC reflect on what it means to be an informed citizen with a global perspective. In this podcast series, we will interview innovators, disrupters, and thinkers that help to frame the work we do in an international context. Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online (SUCHO) is a group of more than 1,300 cultural heritage professionals working together to identify and archive at-risk sites, digital content, and data in Ukrainian cultural heritage institutions while the country is under attack.

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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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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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