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675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada

April 2019

Astronomy Day

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Free

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Victoria Centre) will host the celebrations for International Astronomy Day. Join us and explore the mysteries of the universe! Exhibitors – Clifford Carl Hall Telescopes – Upper and Lower Courtyard Kids’ Area – Community Room Presentations – Newcombe Conference Hall 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm

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Wonder Sunday: Behind the Scenes

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 28, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Included with admission

The museum mammoth, nicknamed “Woolly,” has caught the eyes of many over the years, but how exactly did he appear in our museum? This month, we recognize the effort put into our galleries and invite you to join us behind-the-scenes to get the hands-on experience that visitors dream of. Join the Wonder Sunday staff in an unforgettable experience and see what it is like to establish a world-class exhibit.

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May 2019

Live at Lunch: Representation, Community Engagement and Museum Practices

May 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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By donation

Find out what’s happening at the museum and archives in these monthly talks featuring curators, staff, and researchers. First Wednesday of each month. Admission by donation. Representation, Community Engagement and Museum Practices This lunch-hour dialogue between a Royal BC Museum learning program developer and a curator reflects upon the Royal BC Museum’s ongoing work on community engagement and outreach and facilitation of difficult conversations. Breaking from the traditional Live at Lunch format, this conversational session will reveal some of the…

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Wonder Sunday: Maya

May 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Free with admission

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in 2012? This month’s Wonder Sunday will venture outside of the feature exhibition and allow visitors to go in-depth with their knowledge of the Maya culture. Hands-on activities will help you explore how this great civilization flourished. In addition, you will learn about the creation of the Maya architecture, writing, mathematics, and astronomy.

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Southern Vancouver Island Heritage Fair

May 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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The Southern Vancouver Island Heritage Fair is a diverse display of Canada’s heritage as seen through the eyes of student inquiry projects. The fair helps to heighten awareness of cultural heritage, celebrates diversity and creates a dynamic learning environment for students and museum visitors alike.

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Wonder Sunday: Maya

May 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Free with admission

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in 2012? This month’s Wonder Sunday will venture outside of the feature exhibition and allow visitors to go in-depth with their knowledge of the Maya culture. Hands-on activities will help you explore how this great civilization flourished. In addition, you will learn about the creation of the Maya architecture, writing, mathematics, and astronomy.

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Distinguished Lecture: Maya

May 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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$50.00

By Dr. Nikolai Grube Our image of Maya culture has changed radically in recent decades. New research shows that the Maya are one of the oldest civilizations on the American continent. During their heyday, they created a dense urban landscape in the tropical rainforest of Central America. After the collapse of their cities, the culture changed but continued and withstood even the Spanish conquest. Today, Maya culture is still alive in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Learn more about the development…

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Wonder Sunday: Maya

May 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Free with admission

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in 2012? This month’s Wonder Sunday will venture outside of the feature exhibition and allow visitors to go in-depth with their knowledge of the Maya culture. Hands-on activities will help you explore how this great civilization flourished. In addition, you will learn about the creation of the Maya architecture, writing, mathematics, and astronomy.

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Wonder Sunday: Maya

May 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 26, 2019

Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2 Canada
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Free with admission

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in 2012? This month’s Wonder Sunday will venture outside of the feature exhibition and allow visitors to go in-depth with their knowledge of the Maya culture. Hands-on activities will help you explore how this great civilization flourished. In addition, you will learn about the creation of the Maya architecture, writing, mathematics, and astronomy.

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