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Night at the Museum Sleepover - Family

Our annual Night at the Museum is a big old family sleepover. Come spend the night with us as we camp, tell stories, watch home movies, play board games and even have a pillow fight or two (he started it!). This fun and playful event will make for your most memorable museum visit ever. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. 10% discount for members.

Have We Got A Story to Tell

 

 

Performance as Medicine

Performance as Medicine is a one-day interdisciplinary and intergenerational symposium that will seek to present and explore Indigenous philosophies and contemporary expressive forms. This is a City of Victoria initiative, presented in collaboration with the Royal BC Museum.

Home Learners Series

Multiple four-week-long workshops are offered throughout the school year. Each series allows learners to deepen their connection to ideas inspired by the museum. The workshops are facilitated by museum staff and community members.

Qwal Qwal: Let’s Talk - September 2017
Who Were They Anyway? Digging into Local History - June 2017

Museum Happy Hour

Drink, eat, meet and explore. Join us after work on Thursdays for themed happy hours in our permanent galleries.

 

Fashion Machine With Theatre SKAM & The Makehouse

Fashion Machine 100 is a live performance event by Theatre SKAM that features 100 local children and youth remaking select audience members’ outfits in under one hour.

The show is part installation, part performance and all fun.

 

Early Shift: Going Wildly into the New Year

On the last day of 2017, join us in our Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and Natural History gallery for a party fit for the king of beasts. Our annual family-oriented party takes a wild turn, as the museum plays host to animal antics, musical mischief and forest frolics.

Teacher Professional Development

Accessing the Museum as a Learning Resource: Looking for an engaging field trip? Wondering how you can use the museum to enrich your classrooms? Join us for a day-long professional development workshop for current and aspiring educators. Build an awareness of cultural diversity and protocols, discover curricular connections to our collections and galleries, and learn how to incorporate museum thinking in the classroom.

Camp Care

Registered campers who need care before and/or after regular camp times of 9:00am - 4:00pm may sign up. To register for camp care, complete your camp registration first and then select "Continue Ordering" before you finish your order.

Spring Break Camp: Focus on Nature

Aspiring shutterbugs can develop their skills by participating in this photography-inspired camp. Campers will learn about photo composition and storytelling, venture to Beacon Hill Park to capture dynamic nature shots and explore the Royal BC Museum’s natural history collection, as well as the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

IMAX: Born to be Wild

Special Screening - An inspired story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them. It is a heartwarming adventure through the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dame Daphne Sheldrick. 45 min. Rated G

IMAX: D-Day: Normandy 1944

Special Screening - June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, "D-Day: Normandy 1944" brings this monumental event to the world's largest screens for the first time ever. Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective in breathtaking IMAX® how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, "D-Day: Normandy 1944" pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom... A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude. Rated G. Run Time 45 min.

IMAX: Extreme Weather

Special Screening - Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it’s more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Travel to the edge of 300-foot tall glaciers collapsing, to the front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly, yet mesmerizing tornadoes. Follow researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

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