Member Stories

Member Stories

Convergence of cultural institutions and what it means for BC history

Wondering what the new MOU signed by GLAM sector organizations in BC means for you? Shannon Bettles, BCHF Second Vice President, discusses how the...

Congrats to this year’s LAC grant recipients — 11 from BC!

The Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program has for 2017-2018 approved $1.5 million in funding to support 48 projects in local archival...

Maple Ridge Museum obtains dedication scroll for Fraser Valley Buddhist Church

The Fraser Valley Buddhist Church building on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge, BC, once served as a centre for worship and social activity...

Maple Ridge seeks public input into new Civic and Cultural Facility

Maple Ridge residents have the unique opportunity to have input into the next 10 years of the city’s investments in the arts and cultural...

BCHF member Maurice Guibord honoured during BC’s Journée de la Francophonie 2017

Congratulations to BCHF Council member Maurice Guibord, who was honoured for his contributions to the Province of British Columbia during celebrations for BC's 15th...

BCHF member Ronald Greene named to Volleyball BC Hall of Fame

Please join us in congratulating long-serving BCHF member Ronald Greene on his recent induction into the Volleyball BC Hall of Fame. Ron was inducted into...

Quesnel restores iconic Cornish water wheel

Quesnel's iconic Cornish water wheel has been fully restored, thanks to a legacy project overseen by the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives. The restored...

BCHF members win Heritage BC Awards

Congratulations to the following BCHF members, who have been named 2017 Heritage BC Award recipients for their outstanding and significant achievements in heritage conservation in...

Archival holdings now online in Smithers

The Bulkley Valley Museum in Smithers, BC, is proud to share its artifact and archival holdings online, thanks to funding from the Government of...

BCHF member initiatives receive BC Museums Association Awards of Merit

Congratulations to the following initiatives involving BCHF member societies, which each received an Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in the museum, gallery, archives...