If you take a peek in the windows at 115 West Esplanade, you might think not much is going on, but deeper inside the 16,000 sq. ft. building, walls have sprung up, and ceiling and floor installation are underway. Check out our latest construction update.
The first Lynn Valley Days event was launch on September 14, 1912 concurrent with the opening of the Institute Hall and the Lynn Canyon Park & Suspension Bridge.
While we work toward opening day, we wanted to take some time to showcase one of our current virtual exhibits, ‘Voices and Views’.
When it opens in late-2020, the new Museum of North Vancouver will offer 16,000 square feet of interactive multimedia exhibits, innovative programming and public gatherings. As we approach the opening, we wanted to keep the community updated on our progress. Here’s the latest…
Designed as a way to capture history in the making, #NorthVanStories sought to document the experience of our North Vancouver community during COVID-19 by encouraging folks to share content they’ve created since the pandemic began back in March.
Congratulations to Assistant Director, Shirley Sutherland, on her upcoming retirement. Throughout her career – including 28 years with NVMA – Shirley has made a crucial contribution to the evolution of programming as the key element in the public face of museums small and large.
Our Curator Karen Dearlove recently completed a multi-year collection management project at the NVMA.
May 2020 is Asian Heritage Month. So what was it like for Asians immigrants arriving in Canada over 100 years ago? How have their descendants experienced life on the north shore? Take a peak into the Archives for some of the answers…
Ever wondered when your home was built or who lived there before you? The NVMA has a variety of records and other materials that document the history of buildings in North Vancouver.
f you’re anything like us, you’ve been spending a lot of time on Zoom lately. Usage of this popular teleconferencing platform has exploded in recent weeks, as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to work from home and connect to friends, family and colleagues virtually.
In our weekly team meetings here at the NVMA, we’ve been having a lot of fun with our Zoom backgrounds. This got us thinking that it might be fun to provide some North Vancouver history and heritage themed Zoom backgrounds for our friends, supporters and community at large.
Museum of North Vancouver:
115 West Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC.
Archives of North Vancouver:
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, BC V7K 3E5
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver
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Tel: 604.990.3700 (ext. 8016)
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