Royal BC Museum Blog

Hello fellow museum-lovers! Thanks for visiting the Royal BC Museum’s Blog—a virtual cabinet of curiosities featuring our collections, archives, activities and people.

“Make posterity proud”

June 3, 2020

The Royal BC Museum condemns racism and discrimination of any kind. In this essay, originally published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on May 23, 2020, our history curator Dr. Tzu-I Chung​ champions the virtues of kindness and charity—...

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Masks and gloves and gowns, oh my! How PPE protects our health—and history

May 27, 2020

These days, when Kasey Lee isn’t leading conservation activities at the Royal BC Museum, she’s busy making personal protective equipment (PPE)—specifically, cloth masks—for friends, family and local seniors.

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Celebrating our elders on International Museums Day

May 14, 2020

According to Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia is now in “the end of our beginning of this pandemic”. That might have most of us breathing a little more easily, but many elders in communities across our province are still keeping a close eye on...

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