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Museum of Anthropology Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art

April 14th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC quickly became one of my favourite places in Metro Vancouver after school field trip visits when I was younger. The history and artwork, the in-depth look at Northwest Coast culture, and the various galleries make the MOA an enchanting place for a visitor of any age. Without Masks […]

Winter Wander 2014

January 30th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not only does Vanier Park offer one of the best views of downtown Vancouver and the local mountains, it’s also home to some incredibly valuable attractions and cultural institutions. This Saturday, February 1st you can explore the best of this Kitsilano corner during Winter Wander 2014. Winter Wander 2014 The six cultural institutions of Vanier […]

The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico

November 4th, 2013 @ 6:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology at UBC recently opened a new exhibition, The Marvellous Real: Art from Mexico, 1926-2011. On until March next year, The Marvellous Real features 55 artworks that capture the idea of the “marvellous real”, a term coined by Cuban writer and ethno-musicologist, Alejo Carpentier (1904 – 1980). The term is used to […]

The Exploratorium in San Francisco

August 26th, 2013 @ 11:39am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Exploratorium in San Francisco is not your average museum. In fact, it’s pretty much unlike any other museum I’ve visited so I won’t call it that. It’s an imagination-boosting, mind-bending, tinker-encouraging, eye-opening, fun-filled space for science and discovery. It was another stop during our recent trip to San Francisco with Disney Canada and Travel […]

Walt Disney Family Museum San Francisco

August 20th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are various San Francisco activities and landmarks that make a trip to the City by the Bay complete such as a tour of Alcatraz, dinner at the legendary Tonga Room, family fun at Pier 39, photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge, riding a cable car or navigating Lombard Street. For families, fans of […]

Museum of Anthropology: Paradise Lost

August 14th, 2013 @ 2:49pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology (“MOA”) at UBC quickly became one of my favourite places in Metro Vancouver after school field trip visits when I was younger. The history and artwork, the in-depth look at Northwest Coast culture, and the various galleries make the MOA an enchanting place for a visitor of any age. Their latest […]

Vancouver Experience Gift Guide

December 13th, 2012 @ 11:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Struggling to find the right gift for the person who seems to have everything? How about giving the gift of a truly ‘Vancouver’ experience? There’s always something to explore, learn, sip, taste, and even paddle around here so I thought I would highlight some unique experiences that you can gift to a special someone this […]

Vancouver Maritime Museum: Free Night Admission Thursdays

November 13th, 2012 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is one of the institutions that got me hooked on museums when I was young thanks to class trips. Feeding my brain, learning about the world outside my own community, and discovering what was once possible to achieve – and what could be accomplished. They have just launched an excellent campaign […]