Friday, August 23, 2019

September brings new exhibit to Museum of Northern British Columbia

September will bring a new travelling exhibit to Prince Rupert's
Museum of Northern British Columbia

North Coast residents and visitors to town will have a chance to take in something a little different from the normal offerings of the Museum of Northern British Columbia new month.

That as a new travelling exhibit prepares to start a three month run, the tour to the Northwest coning thanks to close to 10,000 dollars in funding secured to bring Inspiring NATURE, inspired TECHO Biomimicry and Transport to Prince Rupert.

The exhibit will arrive on the North Coast in the second week of September, with the display scheduled to open to the public on September 14th and remain at the Museum of Northern British Columbia until January 6th of 2020.

The interactive displays and exhibits will provide access to thirty natural specimens and technological objects and offers a range of material to educate and captivate both young and old visitors to the museum.

A look at some of the hands on exhibits that will make up a new
temporary exhibition at the Museum of Northern British Columbia
the new exhibit will be in Prince Rupert from September 14, 2019 to January 6th 2020

The display which is normally based in Quebec, has been on a tour of British Columbia since May of this year. It currently is set up in Prince George, Following its stopover in Prince Rupert. the exhibit will travel to the Okanagan Heritage Museum in Kelowna in January.

The British Columbia travels for the exhibition has been supported by the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) of the Department of Canadian Heritage

You can learn about more about the travelling exhibit here.

Travelling exhibits have been well received in the past at the Museum, in January of 2018 a large number of North Coast residents explored the history of The Clovis People, when that exhibit arrived in Prince Rupert for a three month run.

Updates on events from the Museum can be explored through their website and Facebook page

For more items of interest on Community events see our archive page here.

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