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Chilliwack Heritage Awards
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 20:22

2015 Chilliwack Museum and Archives Heritage AwardsChilliwack Heritage Awards will be given at the Annual General Meeting of the Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society, Saturday May 2nd, 1pm, at the Museum. Congratulations to our 2014 winners!

  • Black Press Media/ Chilliwack Progress
  • Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame
  • The Poppy Project: Dr. Molly Ungar and Pierce Smith
  • Linda Phelps
 
Listening Posts at Museum and Archives
Friday, 17 April 2015 17:57

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Museums need fresh perspectives. Come and share your ideas with us at our upcoming "Listening Posts."

There are morning and afternoon times to suit your schedule. All are welcome!

Please contact Matthew Francis for more details: 604-795-5210.

 
2015 Annual General Meeting
Monday, 23 March 2015 17:25

The Annual General Meeting of the Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society will take place on Saturday, May 2nd at 1:00 pm at the Chilliwack Museum (45820 Spadina Avenue).

The business of the meeting will be the presentation of the 2014 audited financial report, election of officers and directors and other such business that promotes the Society.

All are welcome!

 
We're hiring - Summer Career Placement
Monday, 16 March 2015 17:04

Applications are currently being accepted from a dynamic and committed individual to fill a temporary full-time Summer Career Placement for a Museum Curatorial Assistant from approximately May 1, 2015 until approximately September 1, 2015 (approx. end dates are subject to change dependent on funding).

To learn more and to find out how to apply, please view the job description (pdf).

 
Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets
Monday, 26 January 2015 23:28

Our upcoming exhibit, Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets, explores the making, trading and collecting of Coast Salish cedar baskets from the Museum’s collection as well as baskets from the Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre.

Opening in the Museum's Chambers Gallery on Saturday, February 21st, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

 
Chilliwack Poppy Project Now Online
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 22:08

Now Online:

The Poppy Project is an interactive online exhibit showing the home addresses of people listed on Chilliwack's War Memorial who died in the First and Second World Wars.

The exhibit is a collaboration between the University of the Fraser Valley and the Chilliwack Museum and Archives. UFV student Pierce Smith undertook research to determine where soliders, listed on the War Memorial, lived in Chilliwack.

 
Healthcare Exhibit now Online
Friday, 19 September 2014 16:38

Our 2014 summer student Gurpreet Kang was busy documenting and building a website for our 2013 exhibit on healthcare entitled: May Health, Peace and Contentment be Yours. The website is now online and you may view it here.

 
Job Posting - Museum Director
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 21:49

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives is hiring a Director.

The Director creates an environment that lets the museum and archives thrive. As team leader, you are able to coordinate the talents of the staff and volunteers to create a dynamic, community-engaged museum and archives. You know how to develop short and long term plans, have experience managing budgets and have job experiences that have offered increasingly challenging growth opportunities. Chilliwack is located in the Fraser Valley and offers easy access to outdoor activities and cultural experiences. Read more in the job description (pdf).

Please forward resumes, with references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The closing date is September 27, 2014.

 
Historic Chilliwack Progress Newspapers Online
Monday, 11 August 2014 20:20

The Chilliwack Progress newspapers are now available for online, keyword searching! Currently, community newspapers dating from 1891 to 1983 are online. 1984 to 1991 are in the process of being digitized, expected for release by October, 2014. CLICK HERE TO START SEARCHING.

The Chilliwack Museum and Archives would like to acknowledge funding and in-kind support from the following partners:

 
Horses from the Mists of Time
Thursday, 07 August 2014 21:45

Join artist Margaret Evans this Saturday Aug 9th from 12:00 - 2:00pm in the Chilliwack Museum's Chambers Gallery for the opening of her exhibit: Horses From the Mists of Time. This photographic exhibit explores the evolution of horses in North America over 50 Million years. The exhibit runs from August 9th – September 26th. Free admission on opening day.

 
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