Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology

May 12th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology out at UBC houses one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First People’s art, and it’s been my favourite museum ever since I visited with an elementary school class almost thirty years ago. I am fascinated by the collections within its walls but the building itself is worthy of […]

BC Mining Week 2015 Events and Giveaway

April 27th, 2015 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Mining Association of BC is hosting BC Mining Week from May 3rd to May 9th, celebrating the history and future one of the province’s largest industries through community events from Britannia Beach to Prince George. 1898: Pick and shovel mine near Ferguson. VPL# 70 & 1926: Miner sitting on a ‘locie’ towing ore cars. […]

Winter Wander at Vanier Park

February 3rd, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vanier Park hosts the fourth annual Winter Wander on Saturday, February 7, 2015 as six cultural institutions open their doors for a self-guided family-friendly tour for visitors and locals alike. Winter Wander at Vanier Park Presented by Port Metro Vancouver, the Vancouver Maritime Museum, Museum of Vancouver, H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, Bard on the Beach […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Maritime Museum

January 15th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum was built around the RCMP vessel the St. Roch, a National Historic Site in Canada, in 1959. The building’s shape, reflecting the boats that surround it in the nearby marina and waters of the Salish Sea, tell of what treasures can be found within and make it a fitting subject for […]

SpongeBob SquarePants at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

January 13th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is hosting a special event for families to meet a popular character who lives in a pineapple under the sea. SpongeBob SquarePants will be in Vancouver for the first time ever on Saturday, January 17th to promote the new 3D movie, “The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge Out of Water”, which hits […]