Young Canada Works recipient Seoyeon Jeoung has been developing a program called Campfire Capers for kids ages 2-4 that focuses on telling North Vancouver stories through books, objects, and fun activities. Read more on The Inlet.
Inventor Olivia Poole called the North Shore home when her creation, the Jolly Jumper, was patented in 1957. Learn more about her story on The Inlet.
Children’s Book Illustrator Elise Saatchi has been drafting illustrations for a new storybook, The Journey of Streetcar #153, which will be finished later this fall.
Have you ever tried a Geocaching Adventure before? Download the Geocaching Adventure Lab app on your smartphone and look for the “Shipyard Pals Scavenger Hunt” in the Lower Lonsdale area.
Education Programmer Carol Ballard joined the great folks at Zen Maker Lab for their DesignMakePlay show to discuss education and innovation in North Vancouver.
Did you know many of the exhibits in the new Museum of North Vancouver will be inspired by the wildlife around us? In fact, many familiar items, such as canoes, snowshoes, and paddles have been informed by the features of local wildlife.
Most kids know that trees help fight climate change but do they know that they are really important in preventing erosion?
When we think about ‘history’ we don’t always think about the forests. Yet, here in North Vancouver, there are histories hidden across the myriad of trials that surround us. Recently, I’ve been exploring this history with my children and taking advantage of local trails to inspire my work and their learning.
Children and partners of NVMA staff are often our guinea pigs and voluntolds. Thank you family! During covid you have helped empty the old warehouse, tested experiments for upcoming programs, previewed blog posts for us, and more. Most recently, our staff members kids have checked out our Kidoons cartoons and new online activities.
This past winter, if you took a break from skating at North Vancouver’s new outdoor rink at The Shipyard Commons, and wandered inside, you likely saw wooden objects hanging outside the washrooms. Bright and colourful and unusual shapes, but what are they?
Museum of North Vancouver:
Opening late 2020
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
Closed until further notice
Tel: 604.990.3700 (ext. 8016)
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The North Vancouver Museum and Archives respectfully acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded traditional territory of the Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and Tsleil-Waututh (sel̓íl̓witulh) Nations. We are grateful for the opportunity to engage, strengthen and inspire our community on this land.
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Coming to Lower Lonsdale in late-2020 — A new museum for North Vancouver as extraordinary as the community it serves!