Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While at the BC Sports Hall of Fame I came across the inductee information for Trev Deeley (1920-2000), a name associated with the award-winning Harley-Davidson dealership. When I happened to drive by the Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition on Boundary Road not even 24 hours later I took it as a sign — this was a story […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame: Red Mitten Weekend

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame has finally re-opened after closing in April of 2010, post Olympics, while BC Place was being remodeled. The Hall opened its doors in November and they’re steadily seeing a return in visitors, especially last weekend with the CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying soccer matches. I spent some time there this […]

The North Vancouver Museum

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I recently took my first trip to the North Vancouver Museum‘s Presentation House to find out more about their programs, archives, and current exhibits. The Presentation House is one of two locations for the museum, located on West 4th at Chesterfield, while the archives are over in Lynn Valley. The old schoolhouse building, and former […]

Neon Vancouver Ugly Vancouver

Comments 48 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The switch was thrown on Vancouver’s first neon signs on Granville in 1924 and the craze erupted in the 1950s when 19,000 neon signs illuminated the city. Some though it was a sign of being a booming, bustling, progressive metropolis. Others thought they were the biggest eyesores and took away from Vancouver’s stunning natural surroundings. […]

Artist’s Circle at Harmony Arts Festival

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This feature was written exclusively for Miss604 by actor, writer, and producer, Michelle Kim. Last Wednesday, I attended the Artist’s Circle at the Harmony Arts Festival, hosted by the West Vancouver Museum. The event was an intimate retrospective of famed-Canadian painter, Gordon Smith, now 92 years old, who was joined by two other distinguished Canadian […]

Britannia Mine Museum

Comments 32 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Britannia Mine Museum is re-launching next weekend after a name change (from the BC Mining Museum), refreshed logo, and updated visitor experience on the grounds of the old Britannia Mine, about 10km south of Squamish. John and I were invited up for the day to check out the grounds, the new buildings, and go […]