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May 2020

Live Virtual Program: Ocean Conservation

May 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

$5

OCEAN CONSERVATION Grade 2 Science The Ocean Conservation program introduces students to water and ocean conservation through scientific inquiry. Students will interact with scientific equipment to discover the relationship between land and water and its significance to all living things. Answer the questions: “How are our oceans and other natural water sources connected to the land and how we live?”; “What is pollution?”; “How do we keep our water clean?” Live Programs Schedule: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 2:00 PM…

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Live Virtual Program: Early West Coast Exploration

May 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$5.00

EARLY WEST COAST EXPLORATION Grades 4 & 6 Social Studies Presented in the character of Captain Cook in the age of discovery, students will explore the questions: What was the motivation for exploration and discovery of the Northwest Coast? How did interactions between First Nations and the explorers impact and shape the development and history of BC and Canada? What were key innovations in navigation, technology and seafaring? Students will interact with knot tying and artefact exploration activities. Live Programs Schedule:…

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Live Virtual Program: WWII and Women on the Home Front

May 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

$5.00

WORLD WAR TWO AND WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT Grade 10 Social Studies The Second World War brought rapid change in technology, industry, and social roles. It also brought opportunities for BC women to contribute to the war effort. Through exploration and discovery, students will learn to read primary sources. With primary archival documents, they will discuss the roles that women played in the BC shipbuilding industry and the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens), all while considering the context of…

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Live Virtual Program: The HBC & The Fur Trade

May 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
$5.00

HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND THE FUR TRADE Grades 4 & 9 Social Studies The Hudson’s Bay Company is Canada’s oldest national company. What were its powerful effects on First Nations and how did it play a key role in the development of Fort Victoria and Canada? Students will become curators and examine real otter and beaver pelts, a Hudson’s Bay blanket and other items important to the trade economy. Relations between First Nations and the HBC will also be included.…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

May 14, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn't often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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Live Virtual Program: Immigration to the West Coast

May 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5.00

  IMMIGRATION TO THE WEST COAST Grades 5 & 6 Social Studies Immigration to BC involved many hardships as well as opportunities. From exploration and first contact, to settlement and global migration, the motivation for trade, prosperity and freedom sparked multiple waves of immigration. These journeys forever changed the lives of individuals, families and communications, and built BC as we know it today. Students will become museum detectives with a suitcase exploration activity, delving into the experiences of immigrants and how immigration…

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Live Virtual Program: Ocean Conservation

May 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

$5

OCEAN CONSERVATION Grade 2 Science The Ocean Conservation program introduces students to water and ocean conservation through scientific inquiry. Students will interact with scientific equipment to discover the relationship between land and water and its significance to all living things. Answer the questions: “How are our oceans and other natural water sources connected to the land and how we live?”; “What is pollution?”; “How do we keep our water clean?” Live Programs Schedule: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 2:00 PM…

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Tea & Talks: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle of the Atlantic

May 21, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC is going virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using Zoom…

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Live Virtual Program: Trivia Night

May 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Free

Join us for our May Maritime Trivia Night! Since last month's trivia night was such fun, we're doing it again! So find your most nautical friends, your zaniest virtual Zoom background (highly encouraged) and try to come up with a witty trivia team name as we try to stump you with a new set of maritime-themed trivia! Using Zoom, Maritime Museum staff members will ask trivia questions, all with a maritime twist, and the team that answers the most questions…

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Live Virtual Program: Early West Coast Exploration

May 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$5.00

EARLY WEST COAST EXPLORATION Grades 4 & 6 Social Studies Presented in the character of Captain Cook in the age of discovery, students will explore the questions: What was the motivation for exploration and discovery of the Northwest Coast? How did interactions between First Nations and the explorers impact and shape the development and history of BC and Canada? What were key innovations in navigation, technology and seafaring? Students will interact with knot tying and artefact exploration activities. Live Programs Schedule:…

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Live Virtual Program: WWII and Women on the Home Front

May 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 28, 2020 at 11:00 am

$5.00

WORLD WAR TWO AND WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT Grade 10 Social Studies The Second World War brought rapid change in technology, industry, and social roles. It also brought opportunities for BC women to contribute to the war effort. Through exploration and discovery, students will learn to read primary sources. With primary archival documents, they will discuss the roles that women played in the BC shipbuilding industry and the Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service (Wrens), all while considering the context of…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

May 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn't often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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June 2020

Facebook Live Tour

June 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former Victoria…

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Tea & Talks: The Noxious World of Naval Medicine

June 4, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC is going virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using Zoom…

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Facebook Live Tour

June 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former Victoria…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

June 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn't often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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Tea & Talks: The History of the RCN in Esquimalt

June 18, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC is going virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using Zoom…

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Facebook Live Tour

June 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former Victoria…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

June 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 25, 2020

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn't often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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Live Virtual Program: Trivia Night

June 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Free

Join us for our May Maritime Trivia Night! Since last month's trivia night was such fun, we're doing it again! So find your most nautical friends, your zaniest virtual Zoom background (highly encouraged) and try to come up with a witty trivia team name as we try to stump you with a new set of maritime-themed trivia! Using Zoom, Maritime Museum staff members will ask trivia questions, all with a maritime twist, and the team that answers the most questions…

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July 2020

Facebook Live Tour: Signs of Lekwungen

July 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former Victoria…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

July 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn’t often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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(POSTPONED) Tea & Talks: Fast Boats From China

July 16, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

This week's talk has been postponed, please stay tuned for future rescheduling date! The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from…

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Facebook Live Tour: Steamship Terminal

July 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former Victoria…

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Tea & Talks

July 30, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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August 2020

Facebook Live Tour: Tilikum

August 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every other Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former…

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Facebook Live Tour: Collections

August 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn’t often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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Tea & Talks: Indigenous Waterways of Haida Gwaii

August 13, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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Facebook Live Tour

August 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on September 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every other Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former…

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Facebook Live Tour

August 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on September 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every other Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former…

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Tea & Talks: Telling Tales

August 27, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:30 pm

$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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September 2020

Facebook Live Tour: Collections

September 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Many museums only ever have 2-4% of their collections on display at any given time. Every other Thursday 2:00 PM, join our museum staff as we visit our off-site collections to talk about the historical objects that the public doesn’t often see. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role…

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Facebook Live Tour

September 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 6, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on August 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on September 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Free

JOIN THE MARITIME MUSEUM AS WE EXPLORE OUR MUSEUM, COLLECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY! Every other Tuesday morning at 11:00 AM, join our museum staff as we visit different places in the museum and in Victoria to talk about different Maritime topics. All of our tours are available for free on Facebook Live, though donations are appreciated! Examples of past tours include: Protecting Our Coast: The Shifting Role of BC Lighthouses The Shipwreck of the Princess Sophia Bastion Square and the Former…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Tyler Hooper (Dead Reckoning)

September 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm

$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Tyler Hooper Purchase your ticket here!   Talk Summary: Dead Reckoning: The Sinking of the SS Valencia and the Creation of the West Coast Trail On Saturday, January 20, 1906, the steamship Valencia left Meiggs Wharf in San Francisco bound for Victoria then Seattle. But as the steamship made its way up the coast, Captain Oscar M.…

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October 2020

Tea & Talks: The Canadian Arctic Expedition

October 8, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 5, 2020 at 2:30 pm

$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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CANCELLED – Live Virtual Program: Maritime Trivia Night

October 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Due to low registration, this Trivia Night has been cancelled.   Join us for our a Maritime Trivia Night! Trivia nights are our one of our favourite things to plan for you, so find your most nautical friends, your zaniest virtual Zoom background (highly encouraged) and try to come up with a witty trivia team name as we try to stump you with a new set of maritime-themed trivia! Using Zoom, Maritime Museum staff members will ask trivia questions, all…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Adrian Lee (Ready For Rescue)

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Adrian Lee Purchase your ticket here!   Talk Summary: Ready for Rescue: Celebrating Lifesaving on the Raincoast Adrian will share some notable highlights of our coastal lifesaving heritage. Discover the historical origins of search and rescue in antiquity and take a look at how the measures for near shore rescue have evolved along our coastline.  Explore how…

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In Your Hands: Making in a Digital Age

October 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Professional development for formal and informal educators (all are welcome) This school year is turning out to be quite unusual, however you can still connect with your community partners. Join the Maritime Museum of BC, Royal BC Museum, Greater Victoria Public Library, and Pacific Opera Victoria for a discussion on the importance of creativity through books, museums and opera during these turbulent times. The session will also include four short  workshops. Participants will leave with tangible, hands-on activities to share with your learners, at home…

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November 2020

Tea & Talks: Captain Vancouver: His Life and Times and Relationship with First Nations of BC

November 5, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 3, 2020 at 2:30 pm

$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Bert terHart (Seaburban Around Alone)

November 26, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Bert terHart Purchase your ticket here! Talk Summary: Seaburban Around Alone: The Lure of the Distant and Difficult Bert terHart will share some of his adventures aboard the Seaburban on his incredible journey around the world. On July 18 2020 Bert terHart arrived back in Victoria after having spent 265 days at sea alone becoming the first…

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December 2020

Tea & Talks: Work and Wear: A Peek Into the MMBC Textiles Collection

December 3, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 7, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 4, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on March 4, 2021 at 2:30 pm

One event on April 1, 2021 at 2:30 pm

$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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January 2021

Tea & Talks: Indigenous Whaling on Vancouver Island

January 7, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Don Gordon (Citizen Science and the Salish Sea)

January 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This spring, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Don Gordon Purchase your ticket here!   Talk Summary: Citizen Science and the Salish Sea Explore the role that volunteers are playing in increasing our understanding of the marine environment. About the Speaker Don Gordon is an amateur marine naturalist and scuba diver who has conducted more than one thousand underwater surveys of fish and invertebrates in…

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February 2021

EVENT CANCELLED: Tea & Talks: Coastal Steamship Service

February 4, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

This talk has been cancelled. Apologies for the short notice. We will resume Tea & Talks on schedule on March 4th. The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk,…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Colin Angus (Autonomous Boats: Open Ocean Robotics)

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Colin Angus Purchase your ticket here!   Talk Summary: Autonomous Boats: Open Ocean Robotics With much of our oceans still unexplored, unmapped and unobserved, collection better data in a manner that is safe, affordable and effective is critically important. Colin knows just how treacherous being on the open ocean in a small boat can be and has…

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March 2021

Tea & Talks: Cooking with Baker

March 4, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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Virtual Spring Camps

March 15, 2021 - March 19, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until March 27, 2021

$79.95

COME AND SPEND THE 2021 SPRING BREAK AT THE MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC LEARNING ALL ABOUT OUR OCEANS! WE WILL BE HOSTING TWO THEMES FOR VIRTUAL SPRING BREAK CAMPS THIS YEAR. The Maritime Museum of BC is offering virtual spring break camps for youth. Our virtual camps will provide live engagement with our camp leaders and activities to fill the rest of the day. Online sessions will include learning about new topics, how-tos, and time to share! Every morning there…

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Nautical Nights Speaker Series: Bert terHart (Seaburban Around Alone)

March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00

Nautical Nights are back! This fall, join the MMBC online for nights of riveting nautical stories, histories, and discussion.   This month's speaker: Bob McDonald Purchase your ticket here!   Talk Summary: The Impact of Climate Change on The Oceans The world ocean has been moderating the Earth's climate for billions of years, providing warm conditions for the dinosaurs and bringing us out of the frigid grip of ice ages. Today it is acting as a buffer by absorbing most…

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Virtual Spring Camps

March 22, 2021 - March 26, 2021
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until March 27, 2021

$79.95

COME AND SPEND THE 2021 SPRING BREAK AT THE MARITIME MUSEUM OF BC LEARNING ALL ABOUT OUR OCEANS! WE WILL BE HOSTING TWO THEMES FOR VIRTUAL SPRING BREAK CAMPS THIS YEAR. The Maritime Museum of BC is offering virtual spring break camps for youth. Our virtual camps will provide live engagement with our camp leaders and activities to fill the rest of the day. Online sessions will include learning about new topics, how-tos, and time to share! Every morning there…

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April 2021

Tea & Talks: Covered Lifeboats and the Culture of Safety

April 1, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on May 5, 2021 at 10:00 am

$5

The Maritime Museum of BC has gone virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home Join us for a program LIVE using…

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May 2021

Science Odyssey: Pacific NW Marine Invertebrates

May 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

In this virtual presentation we will provide a brief overview of marine invertebrates - a group of organisms that often receive poor public opinion despite the fact that they are major contributors to global biodiversity and marine ecosystem function. You will hear from 5 unique marine science centres located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia about how you can bring marine invertebrates to your classroom (Seaquaria), virtual learning of marine invertebrates (Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre), field trips to the only aquarium…

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