Celebrate Canada 150 at the VMM
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Vancouver Maritime Museum
$1.50 ADMISSION ALL DAY!
Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at the Vancouver Maritime Museum with fun family- friendly crafts and activities. Admission is only $1.50! Experience multicultural Stories on Wheels with Pangaea Arts (10 am to 12 pm); get creative with a fishing boat printmaking workshop for children led by WePress (drop-in 12 pm to 4 pm), and explore the RCMP Vessel St. Roch, a National Historic Site of Canada!
Delve into the history of Japanese-Canadian fishermen in BC in our new exhibit, The Lost Fleet. Honour our shared history, symbols, and values by crafting an origami boat in memory of the nearly 1,200 Japanese-Canadian fishing boats seized on the BC Coast during World War II.
Join us at 3 pm for a special Canada 150 photograph, and then enjoy Canada Day cupcakes!
Check out our Facebook Event page and invite your friends along too.
We acknowledge the financial support of the British Columbia Multiculturalism Grant Program.