FROM THE COLLECTION // The Photo Album of a Legendary BC Mountaineer and Scientist

Archivist Jessica Bushey, PhD, previews an exceptional collection of photography capturing BC's mountaineering history.

FROM THE COLLECTION // A Super Rare Piece of Hogan’s Alley Musical History

Neptoon Records' store owner Rob Frith shares a circa 1960 Vancouver gig poster that shows a familiar local celebrity on guitar.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Expo Ernie Key Chain

The MOV Operations Manager shares a souvenir that commemorates both a historic local event and an invaluable personal memory.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Personal Photo Emily Carr Sent to Her Closest Friends

VAG Chief Librarian Jane Devine Mejia shares an image that sheds intimate light on a Vancouver icon, who celebrates her 150th birthday this year...

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Mexican Molinillo and Ceramic Mug

Fiona Hernandez, Conservator at the Museum of Vancouver, shares an artefact that resonates with her on a personal level.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Vancouverite Who Waited a Lifetime for the Right to Vote

Krisztina Laszlo, Archivist at the Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC, shares an image that's worth a thousand words.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s Poignant 1921 ‘Decoration Day’ Poppy

We asked Wendy Nichols, Curator of Collections at the Museum of Vancouver, to share a museum piece that really spoke to her...

FROM THE COLLECTION // Find This Unique Piece Inside the Museum of Anthropology at UBC

Dr. Carol Mayer, Head of museum's Curatorial and Design Department, singles out a beautiful Coast Salish panel.

FROM THE COLLECTION // The Museum of Vancouver’s 1930’s Ouiji Board

Jillian Povarchook, the Museum of Vancouver's Acting Curator, spooks herself out with a timely pick from the collection...

FROM THE COLLECTION // Appreciating the Sculptural Beauty of a Cuvier’s Beaked Whale Skull

The Beaty Biodiversity Museum's Lead Curatorial Assistant of Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians singles out his favourite piece...

FROM THE COLLECTION // Why a Museum Director Really Loves This Mask by Dempsey Bob

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