Tools and Resources

The BC Museums Association is proud to feature a collection of learning resources developed by – and for – our members. We hope you will find sources of inspiration and practical tools here.

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Accessibility essential resources and considerations for your organization

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Build awareness about the value and impacts of the BC cultural sector among policymakers and the general public

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Collections Management

Resources on collections management and caring for collections

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Climate and Emergencies

Includes resources on COVID-19

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Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice

Essential resources on becoming more equitable and inclusive organizations


Acquire, interpret and action data about your visitors, programs, and organization

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Exhibit Development

Exhibit development essentials and considerations to enhance your practice

Revenue Development

Essential resources for fundraising and other revenue development

Indigenous Culture and Heritage

Check out the resources available on our Indigenous Resource Portal!

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Museum Education

Learning resources suitable for museums of all shapes and sizes. New resources coming soon!

Non-profit Administration and Governance

Learning resources suitable for museums of all shapes and sizes.


Resources to develop digital skills and literacy.

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Check out our Webinar Archive!

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Includes "MuseNews" "Owl You Need to Know" and the "BC Museums Portraits" Project!

Roundup Magazine

Check out our past issues and latest articles!


Check out these toolkits - made with Small Museums in mind!

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Reports and Statistics

Collections of information to use in your advocacy efforts, grant writing, and more!

Other Resources

Internal and external resources with value to the BC cultural sector.

Career Support

Resources that can help you make a career change and find new jobs in the arts, culture, and heritage sector.

Online Courses

On-demand training for museums, galleries, and cultural heritage organizations. BCMA embers get a 50% discount!

Search Custom Resource Playlists

Owl you need in one place!

BCMA Resource Playlists are curated by the BCMA team just for our members


Create your own Playlist

If you are a BCMA Member, you can create, save, and share custom playlists.