AMI Film Episode at the Museum!
This past May, we were paid a visit by hosts Grant and Anthony from Accessible Media Inc. television. They were on the Sunshine Coast to film for their nationally broadcast television show called AMI This Week, a program for viewers with visual impairment. SCMA Curator Matthew Lovegrove gave a short tour of the logging and Hubert Evan's handliner boat, and had a great time with the hosts and an awesome film crew. Take a look!
Our new feature exhibit Fixed explores the community conversation about creating a permanent, driveable link to the Sunshine Coast. Known today as a “fixed link”, the community has been talking about building a fixed link since the 1950s, around the same time that car ferries were introduced to the Sunshine Coast. Fixed explores the history of transportation on the Sunshine Coast, the introduction of the first car ferry and the conversation observed in local newspapers from the 1950s-present. The exhibit will also feature the latest feasibility study that highlights two possible connections: the Anvil Island bridge and the road to Squamish. Come down and get your fix of local history!
SCMA Photograph Collection Online
Explore our online photograph collection of over 7000 digitized archival images.
Search the photograph collection by keyword, date, description, or peruse the random images search option. You never know what treasures you might find! The database is free to use and being updated weekly. Enjoy the search!
Museum Gift Shop
For unique gift ideas visit the Museum Gift Shop!
We have wood crafts and beautiful cards by local artists like Lyndon Bradford, Vene Parnell, Sonoko, Alan Sirulnikov, Sheila Weaver, & Makiko Kitama, as well as a unique collection of books on local and natural history, First Nations legends, boating, and more.
Oh and don't forget...our limited edition Beachcombers T-shirts! Very limited sizes and colours left. Feel free to call 604.886.8232 for size availability.
LOCATION, HOURS & CONTACT
716 Winn Rd., Gibsons, BC.
P.O. Box 766
Gibsons, B.C., V0N 1V0
Tuesday to Saturday 10:30 to 4:30
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The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives is a regional museum located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.
The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives presents the history of the Sunshine Coast and its inhabitants. We have two floors of exhibits to explore as well as a resource room, reference library, and extensive archives with over 9,000 photographs & documents.
We host and collaborate workshops, film screenings, and events related to our exhibits and to community issues. Read more...
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