Museum

Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Dempsey Bob donates artistic residency to North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward

World-renowned artist will carve cannery history to preserve the past for the future

 

Bill Merilees, a retired B.C. Parks regional information officer, collected mollusk shells from B.C. and Washington state coastlines for 50 years and has donated his 140,000-specimen collection to University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum

UBC’s Beaty museum grateful for Bill Merilees’s historical record of B.C. marine biodiversity

 

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Artists can explore a variety of themes or imagery on their canvases. (Haida Gwaii Museum photo)

Haida Gwaii art gala seeks submissions

Annual fundraiser supports local artists and programs

Artists can explore a variety of themes or imagery on their canvases. (Haida Gwaii Museum photo)
Two totem poles and pole fragments were returned to Haida Gwaii by the Vancouver Museum in late June and early July. The process was painstaking, but an important one in the pursuit of reconciliation.

Two monumental poles return home to Haida Gwaii

The artifacts ended up in Vancouver by being taken, appropriated, stolen, or sold through the years

Two totem poles and pole fragments were returned to Haida Gwaii by the Vancouver Museum in late June and early July. The process was painstaking, but an important one in the pursuit of reconciliation.
A promotional poster for the Yahguudangang exhibit featuring some of the works that will be on display. (Haida Gwaii Museum)

Opening weekend for Yahguudangang art show at Haida Gwaii Museum

Repatriated works, and those yet to be brought home, will be the focus of the new exhibit

A promotional poster for the Yahguudangang exhibit featuring some of the works that will be on display. (Haida Gwaii Museum)