Program — April 2018

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Monday 9


8:00 am – 5:00 pm



Directors' Symposium

By invitation only


Off-site Study Tours


Provincial Museum Associations Meeting

By invitation only


Optional Evening Event

Tickets are required to access all evening events. Please note that pre-registration is required for all. Tickets will not be sold onsite.


6:30 – 8:30 pm

An Evening of Contemporary Art and West Coast Cuisine — Vancouver Art Gallery

  Vancouver Art Gallery  

Join your colleagues at the kick-off event of CMA 2018! You'll experience a private tour of the featured exhibit Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Legs , a major retrospective exhibition featuring more than fifty monumental paintings by international art icon, Takashi Murakami. The stunning rooftop Pavilion will be the venue for a Reception showcasing the best of West Coast Cuisine, BC wines and Micro brews.

Fee: $75. This is not part of the Premium Registration fee. Includes private tour of Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Legs , Reception and one drink ticket followed by a cash bar. Open to CMA delegates and guests. Delegates can make their way to and from the Sheraton Wall Centre and the Vancouver Art Gallery as it is only a short 5-minute walk away.