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
Museum of Vancouver
- 1100 Chestnut St
- Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9
- Phone: 604.736.4431
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 Acts of Resistance, showcasing the artwork of seven indigenous artist activists from the Pacific Northwest, whose designs flew from the Iron Workers Memorial bridge on July 3, 2018 to protest the Trans Mountain Expansion Pipeline project (on view February 5, 2020 - July 2020). Be sure to also check out Lattimer Gallery and Gifts at MOV while you visit.
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.
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Join us for the launch of a new monthly virtual tour series at MOV. This first event will give you the opportunity to tour our newest feature exhibition, A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and BC , from the comfort of your home. Led by the MOV Education team, Bérangère Descamps and Charlotte Chang, the tour will give an overview of the new exhibition and follow with a brief Q&A period. A Seat at the Table , which opened publicly last November,looks at Chinese immigration to this province as a story that is… more