Come to our AGM on Wednesday, April 26th at 7:30pm (doors at 7:00). Hear about all of the amazing things going on at your community Museum, vote for the Board of Directors and renew your membership.
For more information call 604-886-8232
We are excited to announce a Coast Salish Wool Weaving workshop on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00am – 4:30pm at the Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives. Jessica Silvey will lead the workshop, sharing her in-depth knowledge as participants weave a wall hanging using a table loom ($65), or a scarf using a floor loom ($85). Jessica will teach you the basics in Coast Salish weaving to make your very own masterpiece in this fun and interactive workshop. Call the Museum at 604-886-8232 to register (space is limited)
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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