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SQ’ÉWLETS Exhibition Final Week

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by

This is the final week that the exhibition SQ’ÉWLETS: A Stó:lō–Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley will be on display at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives. The exhibition will wrap up this Saturday April 28th, with a closing ceremony held from 10am to 11am (the exhibition will remain open until 2pm on Saturday). All are … Read the full article >>

Coming Home: F. W. Lee Painting Returns to Chilliwack

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by

In my last blog post, Frederick Walter Lee: the life of a Painter, Teacher, Photographer, Poet, Musician and Activist, I wrote about the unique life of one of Chilliwack’s most well-rounded artist.  Admittedly, my inspiration for this blog post came from a phone call I received earlier in 2018 from Beth McLean, an employee of … Read the full article >>

Wrapping up the Classroom in Residence pilot project

Posted on: March 28th, 2018 by

Guest blog by Lena Yacyshen, Classroom-in-Residence Coordinator In December we posted a blog about a new education project we would be launching in the spring. Now that the Classroom in Residence pilot project has wrapped up, we can share a little more about our experience and the activities students participated in during their museum residency. … Read the full article >>

Chilliwack Writers reflect on “What it’s like Living Here”

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by

This past Saturday the museum welcomed a group of inspired writers to join Heather Ramsay in an exploration of what it’s like to live in Chilliwack. “It is always incredible to witness how many different ways the same sights and sounds can be interpreted by different observers and writers…and that was just during our tour … Read the full article >>

The Women Mountaineers of Chilliwack

Posted on: March 19th, 2018 by

During my research for the upcoming exhibition, Mountaineers: Community Experience in Chilliwack’s Mountains, I’ve discovered some great accounts of women exploring the local ranges. In fact, one of the initial factors that drew me to the exhibition theme, is that climbing and exploration of the nearby mountains has long been an activity for all genders … Read the full article >>