Category Archives: Royal British Columbia Museum

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2016… The Year Flew By!

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Yes, the year flew by! We settled into our new offices and enjoyed the larger spaces! In August we celebrated 55 years of creating exhibits that tell unique and memorable stories as Jean Jacques Andre opened his studio on Government Street in 1961!   The year started as we embarked on new journeys with Jones […]

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Wanapum Journey of Design and Fabrication: Tule Mat Lodge

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Perhaps one of the most important structures for the Wanapum, it was built by them from tules they harvested and sewed together, in a particular configuration, with rodent-repelling hemp string that they collected and made to form the mats that cover the structure and serve as bedding within it. This continuance of a tradition ensures […]

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Royal BC Museum voted Best in Canada

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Voted best Museum in Canada! The Royal BC Museum’s original permanent exhibits, designed by Jean Jacques Andre, and brought to life by his incredible team of talented young designers and artists, teach history through an immersive visitor experience. Check out the link. http://www.timescolonist.com/business/royal-b-c-museum-voted-best-in-canada-1.2059932

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42 Years Ago Today British Columbia Provincial Museum (BCPM) Opens History Gallery!

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Jean Jacques sent a note today to remind us all that 42 years ago today the Modern History Gallery at the then BCPM opened to the public. Now the Royal British Columbia Museum, the exhibits have stood the test of time. Congratulations to Jean Jacques and the “Dream Team!”         This posting […]

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Some Background on Isa Sevrain’s Piece Mandala

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Enjoy the short video that provides background on one of Isa’s pieces in the show, Art Beyond Beauty.

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