Point Ellice House

Exploring the history of Point Ellice House Museum and Gardens

Point Ellice House, one of Victoria’s oldest residences, was initially built in 1861 for Catherine and Charles Wallace.
Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia

Visiting “Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia”

On Tuesday, June 6, I visited the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) to watch the IMAX showing of "Angkor: The Lost Empire of Cambodia." 
Royal BC Museum

Repatriation and racism at the Royal BC Museum

“To the community, via the museum, we’re appointed to caretake these treasures on behalf of o
Photo from Broken Promises exhibit

“A collective moral failure”: New national exhibit explores Japanese-Canadian internment

On Sept. 26, the Landscapes of Injustice project launched “Broken Promises,” a new national exhibition focused on the history of Japanese-Canadian internment camps in Canada between 1942 and 1949.
Chinese Canadian Museum

Newly-opened Chinese Canadian Museum of BC gives Chinese Canadian history “A Seat at the Table”

Chinese Canadian history given “A Seat at the Table” with opening of museum in Vancouver’s Chinatown, exploring history and identities of Chinese Canadians in B.C.

Royal BC Museum hosts food festival

Burgers, jambalaya, pulled pork and tacos have come to roost in the Royal BC Museum’s rear courtyard until October for the Victoria Food Truck Festival. With six different food trucks…

Royal B.C. Museum recovers stolen pieces of B.C. history

It wasn’t quite like the well-executed heists people have come accustomed to seeing in Hollywood action films such as Ocean’s Eleven or The Thomas Crown Affair. There were no Brad…

Museum develops new vision after public input

After a summer-long tour listening to people in cities and towns across B.C., the Royal B.C. Museum is incorporating citizen input into its master plan for redevelopment. “The community members…

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