The Museum will be closed on the week of January 17-21 due to staff illness. Sorry for any inconvenience.
On Saturday, February 25th from 10:00am-3:00pm, bring your treasures down to the Antique & Collectables Roadshow at Trail Bay Mall in Sechelt to be appraised. Any item that you can carry into the mall will be appraised for a fee of $15 for one item, $20 for two, $25 for three and a $30 flat fee per collection. A collection is defined as items of a similar nature (think comic book or coin collections). There is a limit of 3 items per visit and you can visit as many times as you wish. Appraisals are available from 10:00am to 3pm. In past years, community members have brought in rare comic books, limited edition sports memorabilia and even an original Emily Carr painting for appraisal. Bring your friends and family down the Antique and Collectables Roadshow and see what community treasures are unveiled while supporting your local museum!
Remembering Celia Fisher
The Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives' Board and Staff wish to send their condolences to the family and friends of Celia Fisher, who passed away on October 26th. Celia was a long time supporter and a former director of the Museum who dedicated her passion and experience to many museum projects, including our recent accessibility renovations. This week we are remembering Celia's generous and caring nature and celebrating all of her positive contributions in the community. The Sunshine Coast is truly a better place for all of her work. We will miss you Celia.
FEATURE EXHIBIT: Coast Salish Weaving
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Our Stories Woven Through Time October 2016 - May 2017
Explore the cultural significance of Coast Salish weaving in our latest feature exhibit, co-curated with the Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre. Learn about the importance of weaving to the Squamish Nation, from the gathering of mountain goat wool to make ceremonial blankets to the revival of the cultural tradition today. The exhibit features a Coast Salish floor loom, an intricately carved spindle whorl and 2 blankets woven in the Salish tradition.
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
Admission by Donation
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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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