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Summer Kids’ Crafts Are Back!

Starting next Saturday, from June 22nd to August 24th, the museum will be hosting a Summer Kids Craft event every Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join our Kids Craft Coordinator, Hannah, as she guides youth and parents through the steps to make new weekly creations you can take home. The museum will provide all the materials and tools needed, and donations for the event will be put towards more supplies and designs for the next installment.

2024-06-18T11:48:09-07:00June 18th, 2024|Categories: Museum Events|Comments Off on Summer Kids’ Crafts Are Back!

May 2024: New Journals and Sticker Sets in the Gift Shop

Our gift shop is pleased to announce a spread of brand new journals hitting the shelves this month, in a fabulous variety of colours and sizes. The small journals are available for $14.95, while the largest are $22.75.

2024-05-20T19:10:06-07:00May 20th, 2024|Categories: Gift Shop, Museum News|Comments Off on May 2024: New Journals and Sticker Sets in the Gift Shop

Glacier Grannies Quilt on Display

Over 300 grandmothers from Canada and six countries in sub-Saharan Africa have created this stunning quilt to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and to raise awareness of the African grandmothers affected by the HIV epidemic.

2024-05-15T10:40:01-07:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: Museum Exhibit, Museum News|Comments Off on Glacier Grannies Quilt on Display

May is Asian Heritage Month

To commemorate Asian Heritage Month, we’d like to shine a light on the first Chinese couple to be wed in Comox, Mr. Wing Sun Mah and Miss Yim Sung Wong. According to this April 23, 1958 article from the Comox District Free Press, the groom’s family were also the first Chinese household in Comox.

2024-05-07T13:58:33-07:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: History, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on May is Asian Heritage Month

Now Live: Vaux’s Swifts Chimney Cam at the Courtenay Museum

We’re excited to broadcast the vaux’s swifts return to the Courtenay Museum’s brick chimney this year. With help from Mayor Bob Wells, City of Courtenay staff and ACS Computer Solutions, the museum has placed not one but two live cameras on the roof to view the swift traffic inside and outside the chimney.

2024-04-25T15:28:02-07:00April 25th, 2024|Categories: Museum Events, Museum News|Comments Off on Now Live: Vaux’s Swifts Chimney Cam at the Courtenay Museum
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