Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Fox, Fluevog & Friends; Co-founder Tells of Fun with Funky Footwear

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The following post was contributed by Anita Webster. Peter Fox, photo by Anita Webster Peter Fox has spent a lifetime looking at the ground. “I started out in linoleum – I looked at flooring where ever I went. Then I moved into shoes and my gaze moved up about an inch.” Peter is the Fox […]

Vancouver Police Museum T-Shirt Design Contest

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The Vancouver Police Museum is hosting a contest to find the perfect design for their souvenir t-shirts. The contest launched yesterday and they already have some fantastic entries. Our ideal design will promote our little museum in an artistic, clever and creative way–it could be directly police (or police history) related, it could be about […]

Museum of Anthropology: Border Zones

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The Museum of Anthropology is one of my favourite places in Vancouver, and I even shared that with the world through a feature I did with Google a few months ago. I recently visited for the first time since their renovation and was given the grand tour by Karen Duffek, Curator Pacific Northwest, Contemporary Visual […]

Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

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During our weekend visit to Whistler, we decided to walk over to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. John and I love feeding our brains, learning about different cultures and learning more about the history of the places we call home. The Squamish and Lil’wat Nations are two very distinct cultures that have always lived side […]

Vancouver Police Museum Good Times

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I first discovered we had the Vancouver Police Museum last spring during the Amazing Hunt as they had a clue box parked outside. It’s taken me over a year to finally get in there and thanks to a chat I had a few months ago with Executive Director Chris Mathieson, I was able to rally […]

Royal BC Museum in Victoria

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One of the highlights of any Victoria trip for me is always the Royal BC Museum. They have seasonal exhibits combined with traditional displays and the IMAX which make it enjoyable for all ages, any time of year. We were on a mission to explore “Treasures: The World’s Cultures of the British Museum” that is […]