Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum in May #yyjevents @RoyalBCMuseum

Take Part in Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum this May

VICTORIA, BC–The Royal BC Museum’s May activities focus on family matters in anticipation of the exciting new feature exhibition, Family Bonds and Belonging, opening on June 2. The popular companion exhibition, about the young man who inspired the nation, Terry Fox: Running to Heart of Canada is open and runs until October 1. Continue reading “Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum in May #yyjevents @RoyalBCMuseum”

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National Canadian Film Day 150 #yyjevents @IMAXVictoria @RoyalBCMuseum

Celebrate Canadian cinema by attending the screening of films from the BC Archives and be part of a massive one-day, coast-to-coast-to-coast film festival. This program features four intriguing BC films which were preserved in BC Archives before they were transferred to analog video in the 1980s, and more recently digitized for better access.  The fifth film only ever existed as an edited original, which was fully restored by the BC Archives for National Film Week in 1986.
The films featured from the BC Archives are:
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The @RoyalBCMuseum signs MOU with the National Museum in Czech Republic #yyj

The Royal BC Museum signs MOU with the National Museum in Czech Republic
VICTORIA, BC–Monday in Prague, the Royal BC Museum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Czech Republic’s Národní muzeum (national museum).

The focus of the MOU is to foster and further a mutual understanding of First Nations materials in both institutions’ collections, a significant step in the Royal BC Museum’s commitment to gain a comprehensive understanding of where First Nations artefacts are held beyond BC’s borders. This is a landmark agreement for two world-leading museums to help share curatorial expertise and best practices. Continue reading “The @RoyalBCMuseum signs MOU with the National Museum in Czech Republic #yyj”

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Spring into activities at the Royal BC Museum @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents

Spring into activities at the Royal BC Museum

VICTORIA, BC–There is a lot to celebrate at the Royal BC Museum this month: April Fool’s, National Canadian Film Day, Earth Day, Astronomy Day and the long-awaited, widely anticipated opening of the Terry Fox exhibition.

The Royal BC Museum will try its best to fool you with its annual (and insanely popular) April Fool’s scavenger hunt from March 31 to April 10. Visitors are challenged to roam our galleries and spot anachronistic artifacts, oddball animals and materials that just don’t belong. The pranks are geared for kids and adults alike, and visitors can pick up a game sheet in our lobby before they head upstairs. Participation in the hunt is included with museum admission or membership. Continue reading “Spring into activities at the Royal BC Museum @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents”

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