Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
Non-profit Society Network

Ancestors in the News!

Dig for treasures in the past! Learn how the free historical newspaper collections available at the above locations can help you with your genealogical research.
Presentations by:
Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives
Gibsons & District Public Library
Sechelt Public Library
Presented at the Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives 716 Winn Rd, Gibsons
Free but space is limited. Contact the Gibsons Library or register below.

IN PERSON Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices with Sadira Rodrigues

Sundays – Feb 4; Mar 3; Apr 7.
In-person at the Arts Centre | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions)

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

ONLINE Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices

Online via ZOOM | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions) Wednesdays, Feb 7; Mar 6; Apr 10.

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices

Sundays, 10AM – 12PM
October 8, November 12, December 3
Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices
with Sadira Rodrigues

In-person at the Arts Centre | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions)

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

syiyaya Days

June 21 – July 1 in ch’atlich (Sechelt) celebrating Indigenous culture, histories, and ways of knowing. Hosted in partnership with the shíshálh Nation, syiyaya Reconciliation and the District of Sechelt.

See the complete list of schedule of events on their facebook page here.

Sarah Wray Hall Open to the Public

Come view the hall with historic photos and artifacts, learn about the history of the Pender Harbour area and get project updates. Learn what material is available for genealogy.

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