Lectures and Workshops

Photo Camp for Adults

Day long photography workshop with Sam Rose Phillips and Shane Lighter

Home Learners Series

In this Home Learners block, we'll dig deep into the natural history collection, investigating the people and things that help tell the story of British Columbia. Home Learners will also have an opportunity to make their own collection and tell their own story.

Museum Happy Hour

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


My Life in Egyptology

This talk highlights the important work in preserving Ancient Egypt’s treasures by the first female general director of the country's most prestigious museum – the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Introduction to the BC Archives

If you’ve ever thought about visiting the BC Archives and starting a research project, but you weren’t sure how to begin, this is the workshop for you! Aimed at beginner researchers, this program will give you the confidence to get started. Participants will learn how to navigate our main catalogue as well as our genealogy database, discover the variety of records we manage, interpret finding aids, fill in call slips, use microfilm, and handle original materials in a variety of formats. Everyone will leave with a resource kit and the knowledge to make the next step!

Teacher Professional Development

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.

Egypt and the BC Archives

This lecture will explore connections in the Archives’ collections between BC and Egypt, illustrated with stories and information by an archivist and guest speaker.

Mystery, Majesty and the Mundane in New Kingdom Egypt

Objects from the feature exhibition Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs will be used as a starting point to explore a fascinating era in Egypt's golden age.


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