Vancouver

Museum of Vancouver

  • 1100 Chestnut St
  • Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9
  • Phone: 604.736.4431
Operating Status: OPEN, ONLINE PROGRAMMING AVAILABLE

Gain a deeper understanding of our city through stories, objects and shared experiences at Museum of Vancouver (MOV). Learn about Vancouver's past from 1900 to 1970 by visiting MOV's History Galleries. The neon signs gallery is also a favorite of many guests. View a visual feast of innovation and tradition at Haida Now. In partnership with Haida Gwaii Museum, this stunning exhibition features an unparalleled display of more than 450 works created by carvers, weavers, photographers and print makers.

MOV is pleased to announce its newest feature exhibition, A Seat at the Table, which looks at Chinese immigration to this province as a story that is local and global, historical and contemporary. Using food and restaurant culture as an entry point, A Seat at the Table at MOV features stories that point to the great diversity of immigrant experiences and of the communities that immigrants develop.

With its sister exhibition located in Chinatown, A Seat at the Table at MOV is one of the largest museum projects on Chinese Canadian history and culture in Canada to date.

MOV is located in scenic Vanier Park with the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Only a 5 mins drive from downtown and a 20 mins stroll along the ocean boardwalk to either; Granville Island or Kitsilano Beach. MOV is easily accessible by False Creek Ferries, Mobi Bike Share Program and City Transit. WTTC Safe Travels Stamp

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    • ONLINE PROGRAMMING AVAILABLE

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  • Largest Room 300

November 19, 2020 - December 31, 2021

The Museum of Vancouver and the University of British Columbia proudly present a new feature exhibition, A Seat at the Table, Chinese Immigration and British Columbia. This exhibition explores historical and contemporary stories of Chinese Canadians in BC and their struggles for belonging. It looks to food and restaurant culture as an entry point to feature stories that reveal the great diversity of immigrant experience and of the communities immigrants develop. A Seat at the Table is an opportunity to consider the… more

March 20, 2021

Learn the process of transforming raw fish skins into a beautiful, translucent but durable textile that can be used to make clothing, pouches, wallets, footwear, art and anything you would use leather for. In this two part class, we will explore oil tanning which preserves the natural colour of fish skins. You will know everything you need to know to have your own Home Tannery! If you have taken a previous class with Janey, you’ll have a chance to refresh and solidify your previous knowledge AND to add new skills and… more

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