Archive of posts tagged "museum"

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 […]

Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition

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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 […]