New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) proudly present A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia in Chinatown, a temporary exhibition that is now open to the public.

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New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano

Welcome to dazzling Kitsilano! (Tourism Vancouver/Tanya Goehring)

In the ‘60s, beachside Kitsilano was considered Vancouver’s hipster hangout; today, the neighbourhood has flourished into a trendy hub appealing to sun-worshippers, yogis, wellness warriors and shopaholics alike (it’s also the birthplace of global yoga brand lululemon athletica). Kitsilano is a healthy combination of parks, beachfront, the shopping mecca of West 4th Avenue, cozy coffeeshops and eclectic eateries.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano

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

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