Museum of Vancouver’s New Exhibition Explores “The Power of Nature in Our Lives”

Image of Wild Things by Jillian Povarchook

Vancouver is blessed with spectacular natural surroundings, allowing visitors and residents alike the opportunity to commune with the region’s bounty.

If during this summer, you find yourself pausing during a hike in the woods or a walk on the Stanley Park Seawall and considering the views, a new exhibition at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) will speak to you.  Continue reading:
Museum of Vancouver’s New Exhibition Explores “The Power of Nature in Our Lives”

The Museum of Vancouver Showcases More than 450 Haida Works in a New Groundbreaking Exhibition

Raven grease bowl Haida (?); Early 1800s
Wood, paint; AA 2400

The history of the Haida people has been one of proud tradition, community, resilience, and change.

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV), which has been doing particularly innovative exhibition work, has just launched an exciting new exhibition that looks at the impressive skill and cultural significance of Haida art.

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The Museum of Vancouver Showcases More than 450 Haida Works in a New Groundbreaking Exhibition

Celebrate Family Day by Watching these Family Movies Filmed in Vancouver

Exciting movies + Vancouver attractions = the perfect Family Day! (courtesy Fan Girl Quest)

Family Day provides the perfect excuse to leave work at the office and spend a full 24 hours with your nearest and dearest – and what better way to pass a day off in February than cuddle together on the couch, lay out a spread of snacks and watch a movie? Continue reading:
Celebrate Family Day by Watching these Family Movies Filmed in Vancouver

MOV Set to Launch A Provocative Photo Exhibition on Vancouver Activism

Thousands of people fill the Vancouver Art Gallery lawn as part of Occupy Vancouver, a global movement to protest corporate greed, chronic unemployment and government inaction, 2011. JASON PAYNE/PNG

Vancouver has a long history of public protest by ordinary citizens, as recently evidenced by an anti-racism demonstration, which promoted love and tolerance, at City Hall last month.

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has collected photo imagery and multimedia material in a stunning showcasing of a rich trajectory of activism in the city from the early 1900s to the present. It certainly will be a provocative and engaging visit.

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MOV Set to Launch A Provocative Photo Exhibition on Vancouver Activism

Unbelievable, A Provocative Exhibition About Stories, Opens at the Museum of Vancouver

A carved wooden bear with open jaws. Collected at Nootka Sound by Midshipman Thomas Dobson on HMS “Discovery” under Captain George Vancouver 1791-1795.

Whether you’re a visitor to Vancouver or a long-time resident, we often conceive of the city through stories, symbols, and purported truths. In our own way, we ponder what Vancouver is, what its history is, and what our place is within these narratives.

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has taken these questions, delved into their vaults, and created a new, provocative exhibition that allows visitors to explore and consider the many threads of perception that make-up this vibrant and diverse city.

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Unbelievable, A Provocative Exhibition About Stories, Opens at the Museum of Vancouver

Explore 20 Fascinating and Quirky Collections at the Museum of Vancouver

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

Photo Credit: Tara Lee

If you’re looking to escape the heat into an air-conditioned, educational space, the Museum of Vancouver’s new exhibit, All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds, is just the activity for you.

I’ve gone to all of MOV’s recent exhibits and, honestly, this one is my favourite so far. It’s incredibly cool, there are tons of things to see and do, and the history and culture of Vancouver are intertwined throughout the many displays.

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Explore 20 Fascinating and Quirky Collections at the Museum of Vancouver

Explore Vancouver’s Kitsilano Neighbourhood: The 11 Best Attractions

photo: Rick Chung / Flickr

photo: Rick Chung / Flickr

populistPopulist is Vancouver’s cinematic city guide, showcasing everything that’s happening in the city through video – Your hub for where to go, what to do and who to see. Populist is run by Film and TV Producer, Rebecca Traub and Broadcast Journalist, Blanca Blandon (aka YinYang). Follow the fun at thisispopulist.com.

A lively, beautiful, and eco-friendly beachside community close to Downtown Vancouver, the neighborhood of Kitsilano – known more commonly by locals as ‘Kits’- is one worth exploring! Here are a few of our must-do attractions!

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Explore Vancouver’s Kitsilano Neighbourhood: The 11 Best Attractions