Wonder Sunday

See. Think. Activate!

Our Wonder Sunday family series now takes place every Sunday, starting September 3. Join us in the galleries for some fun learning.

We offer activities and lively presentations with themes inspired by our current exhibitions.

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Chris O’Connor
Learning Program Developer

Upcoming Wonder Sunday Events

February 25, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

The year of the dog will start in February, and to celebrate the Chinese New Year, we’ll explore the museum’s Chinatown, make paper lanterns and learn more about the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. 

March 4, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Vancouver Island is blessed with wonderfully diverse fauna. But did you know that some local animals are actually invasive? Discover which animals are native to our island and which come from somewhere else, and learn what we can do to help our...

March 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Vancouver Island is blessed with wonderfully diverse fauna. But did you know that some local animals are actually invasive? Discover which animals are native to our island and which come from somewhere else, and learn what we can do to help our...

March 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Vancouver Island is blessed with wonderfully diverse fauna. But did you know that some local animals are actually invasive? Discover which animals are native to our island and which come from somewhere else, and learn what we can do to help our...

March 25, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Vancouver Island is blessed with wonderfully diverse fauna. But did you know that some local animals are actually invasive? Discover which animals are native to our island and which come from somewhere else, and learn what we can do to help our...

April 1, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Did you know that Killdeers sometimes pretend to have a broken wing to distract predators? And the Viceroy butterfly mimics the toxic Monarch to avoid being eaten? Nature does a wonderful job of playing tricks.  

Discover various camouflage...

April 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Archaeologists play an important role in our working society, assembling bits and pieces of historical evidence to create a big picture of the past.

Join us to learn about artifacts discovered locally and put some archaeological practices into...

April 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Archaeologists play an important role in our working society, assembling bits and pieces of historical evidence to create a big picture of the past.

Join us to learn about artifacts discovered locally and put some archaeological practices into...

April 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Archaeologists play an important role in our working society, assembling bits and pieces of historical evidence to create a big picture of the past.

Join us to learn about artifacts discovered locally and put some archaeological practices into...

April 29, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Archaeologists play an important role in our working society, assembling bits and pieces of historical evidence to create a big picture of the past.

Join us to learn about artifacts discovered locally and put some archaeological practices into...

May 6, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Visit the museum to learn about ancient civilizations and their customs, from written language to historical art. We'll also learn the ancient practice of mummification in a hands-on, messy kind of way.

May 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Visit the museum to learn about ancient civilizations and their customs, from written language to historical art. We'll also learn the ancient practice of mummification in a hands-on, messy kind of way.

May 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Visit the museum to learn about ancient civilizations and their customs, from written language to historical art. We'll also learn the ancient practice of mummification in a hands-on, messy kind of way.

May 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Free with admission or membership

Visit the museum to learn about ancient civilizations and their customs, from written language to historical art. We'll also learn the ancient practice of mummification in a hands-on, messy kind of way.

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