Free Family Day at MOV!
Monday, February 18, 2019

Join us this Family Day and receive complimentary admission to Museum of Vancouver ! Take a walk on the wild side, visit the Wild Things exhibition and experience the wonder of a close encounter of the wild kind. Explore the Haida Now exhibition and discover the wily ways of Wasgo the Sea Wolf and many other captivating Haida stories, including the Bear Mother. Drop in for a gallery tour of Haida Now at 11:30 or 1:30. Learn about Vancouver’s past from 1900 to 1970 by visiting MOV’s History Galleries . An experience the entire family will enjoy!

This event is supported by the Province of British Columbia.
Applications are due by February 25, 2019
We are giving away 2 passes to Museum of Vancouver PLUS 2 MOV branded tote bags! All you have to do is:

1) Like this post on Instagram: Click Here
2) Follow   @museumofvan
3) Tag a friend that you would like to visit Museum of Vancouver with.

Entries are UNLIMITED. Contest closes Friday, February 15th at 10:00 AM.
Pay what you can night!
Thursday, February 28, 2019

The last Thursday evening (5:00pm - 8:00pm) of every month , Museum of Vancouver admission is by donation . Experience MOV's intriguing exhibitions including Haida Now: A Visual Feat of Innovation and Tradition and Wild Things: The Power of Nature in our Lives!
Happy Lunar New Year 2019 – Year of the Pig!

Homemade postcard titled "Dragon on Pender Street" created by arts administrator Pat Canning and photographer Rob Blake. Postmarked February 7, 1989.

Museum of Vancouver Collection - H2006.47.1

OpenMOV is an online database that offers you an in-depth look and a chance to discover the artefacts and digitized images that are being cared for within MOV's collection.  View our collection.
Seniors Day at MOV!
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The first Tuesday of every month is  $5 admission for seniors (65+). Gain a deeper understanding of our city through stories, objects and shared experiences at Museum of Vancouver. Learn about Vancouver’s past from 1900 to 1970 by visiting MOV's History Galleries . The neon signs gallery is also a favourite of many guests. 
Interactive Station: Rain Water and Salmon in the City
Saturday, March 16, 2019

City rainwater is typically flushed away quickly, out of sight and into our pipes. City of Vancouver and Salmon-Safe BC invite you to learn about useful, strategic green infrastructures that encourage nature’s return to the city. This interactive pop up station illustrates how we can manage rain in a way that provides salmon habitat, improves water quality, and celebrates water within our urban centres. Learn More.
Educational Programming

Museum of Vancouver  offers a wide range of facilitated educational programs for  elementary school students , K to Grade 7, designed to align with British Columbia’s social studies curriculum. Discounts for   secondary  and  post secondary students are also available.  Book Online.
Haida Now Gallery Tours
Friday-Monday @11:30 and 1:30

Haida Now: A Visual Feast of Innovation and Tradition  features an unparalleled collection of Haida art, boasting more than 450 works. Tours are available  Friday-Monday @11:30am and 1:30pm.  This 30-minute highlight tour focuses on key themes and works within the gallery. Free for MOV members or with museum admission.  More Information.
Discover our Unique Waterfront Rental Spaces!

The Museum of Vancouver is one of Vancouver’s top cultural attractions, situated within Vanier Park between Kitsilano Beach and Granville Island . Our unique venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces that are perfect for hosting a myriad of special events. Our dedicated rentals team will help you explore various options and floorplans to create a seamless and memorable event.   More information.
Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives
On View!

The Museum of Vancouver and Nature Vancouver proudly present the illuminating exhibition, Wild Things: The Power of Nature in Our Lives . This exhibition delves into the life stories of local animals and plants—how they relate to each other and how they connect people to nature in the city. Scenic design, videos, taxidermy, crowdsourcing technologies, and the display of natural specimens breathe life into these tales of co-habitation. Learn More.
What's on in the community...
The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre presents Venus and Mars: A Love Story
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Spend an enchanted evening with us as we transform the Planetarium Star Theatre into a starry soirée for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, activities, and a live musical performance by Jody Glenham. Sit in on a playful debate as astronomers discuss whether Venus or Mars is the best planets for colonization...and love! This is a 19+ event. More Information.
Vancity presents An evening with John Fullerton
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

We live in a globally entwined economic system. But it’s on a collision course with the finite boundaries of our world. Relentless growth has consequences, and we’re seeing those in the ever-widening wealth gap, effects on climate change, and social displacement—among other crises. Our finance-driven economic system is in urgent need of transformation. More Information.
Chinese Canadian Historical Society of B .C. presents Cultural Landscapes: What could UNESCO mean for you?
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Cultural landscapes are layered with interactions between people, customs, daily practices, food, ideas, buildings and places. There are fascinating examples around the world that provide us with new ways of seeing, understanding and appreciating these complex interactions as part of healthy cultural landscapes. As the City of Vancouver and Province of BC commit to applying for UNESCO World Heritage status for Vancouver’s Chinatown, what are some of the learnings from cultural landscape sites in Southeast Asia? How can these learnings help to shape our views on cultural heritage in Vancouver? More Information.
We acknowledge that the city of Vancouver is on the shared, unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.