Zoom Lecture: Tanya Richards – “Lest We Forget”

“Lest We Forget” is a unique scrapbook created in the 1970’s by Ruth Masters, to commemorate the men from the Comox Valley who died in the First and Second World Wars. Ruth spent years researching each individual and created pages of photographs and clippings pertaining to their lives.

2022-11-02T10:58:31-07:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Museum Events, Museum News|Comments Off on Zoom Lecture: Tanya Richards – “Lest We Forget”

The 100th Anniversary of the Sandwick War Memorial

It has been a century since the official unveiling of the stone monument located on Mission Hill at the intersection of the Island Highway, Dingwall Road, and Back Road.

2022-11-01T11:46:23-07:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: History, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on The 100th Anniversary of the Sandwick War Memorial

It’s All There in Black and White: Ted and Mary Greig’s Garden in Royston

To celebrate 2022’s Year of the Garden, we’re taking a [...]

2022-08-19T14:38:11-07:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: History, It's All There in Black and White, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on It’s All There in Black and White: Ted and Mary Greig’s Garden in Royston

Nothing on the Line

Fishing party, ca. 1920s. Many lines are in the river but no fish were caught according to a note on the back of this photograph. Jennie Childs and Audrey Grieve are the two women in the image. A man identified as Mr. Gould stands slightly apart with his back to the camera.

2022-08-19T14:25:45-07:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: History, Step into Wilderness|Comments Off on Nothing on the Line

August Summer Fossil Tours

As we near the end of August, bookings are nearly full for our public and private fossil tours. For more information and to book your tour, please call (250) 334 – 0686 ext. 2 or send an email to info@courtenaymuseum.ca.

2022-08-19T13:54:02-07:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Fossils, Museum News, Museum Programs|Comments Off on August Summer Fossil Tours

New Exhibit: Inspired by Nature

Inspired by Nature features 11 beautiful textiles from the museum textile collection which reflects a diversity of locations, cultural backgrounds, techniques and designs. Staff chose the artifacts on display in the second-floor changing gallery for their diverse origins from donors and for nature-inspired designs and elements.

2022-08-19T13:53:35-07:00August 19th, 2022|Categories: Museum Exhibit, Museum News|Comments Off on New Exhibit: Inspired by Nature
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