Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Royal BC Museum Satellite Gallery in Vancouver

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The Royal BC Museum, a favourite attraction of many in Victoria (myself included), has opened up a satellite gallery in Vancouver at the Wing Sang building on East Pender. From June 14 to September 3, 2012 Wing Sang will feature Intimate Glimpses: Emily Carr — the evolution of an artist. This exhibition will include a […]

Vancouver Icons: Planetarium Building

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When searching for content for today’s Vancouver Icons or Vancouver History feature I put the word out on Facebook and user Raven Moon suggested posting about the Planetarium’s building. The Planetarium, officially known as the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, is located in one of the city’s most recognizable buildings over in Kitsilano and is this […]

Hibulb Cultural Center

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The Hibulb Cultural Center & Natural History Preserve, located a short drive north from Seattle, opened to the public in August of 2011. The 23,000 square foot facility serves as a museum and education centre for the natural heritage of the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish peoples along with other allied tribes and bands. Through artifacts, […]

Titanic Exhibit at Surrey Museum

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The Surrey Museum in the city’s historic Cloverdale neighbourhood will be featuring a Titanic exhibit starting next month. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons: Leoboudv Unsinkable: Remembering the Titanic, 1912-2012 This exhibit marks the 100th anniversary of the launch and sinking of the infamous luxury liner Titanic. Learn about life on board this “unsinkable” ship and the […]

Royal BC Museum Young Photographer Contest

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The Royal BC Museum, one of my favourite Victoria attractions, is currently hosting the Young Photographer Contest for ages 8 to 17. How to Enter Visit the contest page on Facebook and submit a photograph that you feel represents British Columbia’s wildlife. Prizes A Pro Museum Photography Photo-Shoot Spend an afternoon at the museum with […]

Art Deco Chic at Museum of Vancouver

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The Museum of Vancouver is launching Art Deco Chic next month. Starting March 8, 2012, this new exhibition will showcase the popular design style from the 1920s. Visitors can browse over 65 original garments from around the world and a collection that was worn locally. Photo credit: Rebecca Blissett for MOV From the Museum of […]