February 4 – March 25, 2013
Do you like animals, nature and photography? The Royal BC Museum is inviting photographers between 8 and 17 years of age to win an exclusive and truly unique Photography Gift Pack! To enter, submit a photograph that you snapped in BC of a wild animal, plant, place, fish or insect.
One Photographer from each of the two age categories (8-11 years and 12-18 years) will be chosen as winners based on Facebook Fan voting. The winner will receive an amazing prize package and photography experience including: : ferry transportation and an overnight stay in Victoria, BC, an exclusive museum tour, an afternoon in the Royal BC Museum photo-studio, a museum membership, a chance to set up their own professional photo-shoot, a behind the scenes tour and more!
Submit your pic today!
Two Grand Prize packages to win! Pro studio time & trip to Victoria + 7 other prizes!
February 14, 2013
9pm – 11pm
Each day we offer visitors new experiences to choose from. The museum collection, current exhibitions & the outdoor museum cultural precinct are all enhanced by a range of uniquely themed tours, public programs and special events.
Saturday, January 26 - 27
Two Worlds celebrates the intersection of tradition and technology in the work of BC First Nations artists. Within the First Peoples gallery, dance, spoken word and song are merged with audio and video projection in the work of multiple filmmakers and four performing artists: Janet Rogers, Peter Morin, Bracken Hanuse Corlett and Robyn Kruger. In collaboration with MediaNet, a Victoria-based media arts centre, and the Royal BC Museum.
Three components of the festival- all taking place in the First Peoples gallery
- Saturday January 26th (10am-5pm) – Film Festival/ 7 films looped throughout the day (free with admission)
- Saturday January 26th (7pm) – Performance with Janet Rogers, Peter Morin, Bracken Hanuse Cortlett and Robyn Kruger (tickets)
- Sunday January 27th (1pm-3pm) – Aboriginal Youth films shown as part of Wonder Sunday (free with admission)
For more information contact Chris O’Connor
Victoria’s Sweet Secret: 100 Years of Confectionery History
March 21, 2013, Clifford Carl Hall
Join historian Sherri Robinson as we explore Victoria’s competitive nature when it came to candy and chocolate production in the Colony of yesteryear. From the simple production of candy in a frying pan to the sophisticated assembly line, there was something made to suit everyone’s taste buds!
Uncorked: The Teenage Years of the BC Wine Industry
May 23, 2013, Clifford Carl Hall
Wine making in BC was not always a sophisticated pursuit towards making the perfect wine. Drawing on our extensive British Columbia wine label collection, join Dr. Hammond for a sparkling toast to forgotten classics and pop a plastic cork to the popular wines of the 1960s and 1970s. Enjoy award-winning local wines paired with delicious BC cheeses at this informative evening.
Rich in Food: Revitalizing traditional food on the Northwest Coast
Thursday, January 17, 2013
7 – 9 pm
Join cookbook authors Dolly McRae and Annie Watts, together with ethnobotanist Dr Nancy Turner, as they tell the story of the native food movement of the Northwest coast. Enjoy Indigenous tapas and tips on how to prepare and preserve the natural harvest. Get your tickets today.
Dolly McRae and her daughter Annie Watts are award-winning coauthors of “Where People Feast, An Indigenous People’s Cookbook” – one of the few indigenous cookbooks that focuses on Native American foods.
- Pine Needle Tea
- Clam Fritters:
- Venison Meat Balls
- Pemmican Canapé – made with wild game and wild berries
- Wild Berry Bannock Bread Pudding
Our gift to you!
With a jam-packed 2013 exhibition and program schedule, it’s a great time to be a member!
Ask the box office for details.
* This offer applies to in-person membership purchases made from December 1 – 31, 2012 only. May not be applied to online purchases or to previously purchased memberships. The 50% off discount will be applied to membership of equal or lesser value. Full contact information is required for gift membership at the time of purchase. Not valid on gift card purchases. Cannot be combine with any other offer