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Online Gift Shop Launching May 17!

Online Gift Shop Launching May 17!

These have certainly been extraordinary times for everyone, and like other organizations on the Island, the Gabriola Museum has been closed to volunteers except by appointment since mid-March. However, the museum board and committees have still been working virtually...

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April 22 is Earth Day!

April 22 is Earth Day!

Earth Day Canada encourages all citizens to take simple, yet positive action for the environment as part of their daily lives and every other day. Even with the current global pandemic and the need for physical distancing, we can still make a difference by what we...

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Gabriola Museum COVID-19 Update and Resources

Dear Gabriola Museum members, supporters and members of the community, We realize you have already been provided with a great deal of information about the COVID-19 virus including evolving health, social and financial issues. Of course, these concerns are on...

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Gabriola Museum is looking for new board members

Gabriola Museum is looking for new board members

A great board to work with, and a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to the island to get involved and learn about the island’s history! A variety of positions are open, including Secretary and Treasurer. Call Joan Merrifield at 250-618-1954 or email...

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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

To all the businesses, artists, authors & individuals who generously donated to the Live and Silent Auction at the Gabriola Museum’s Trivia Night on 2 Nov 2019.

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Seasonal Greetings

Seasonal Greetings

from the Gabriola Museum to our volunteers, donors and members—and our community We thank you for your generous donations and ongoing support to our exhibits, museum programs, the Museum Gift Shop, and Trivia Night! Many blessings in 2020  

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The McRaes – Two of Gabriola’s Finest

Maxine and Stan McRae were awarded a lifetime membership to the Gabriola Historical & Museum Society at the museum’s Opening Day event, May 19, 2019.
Learn why the McRae’s are honoured lifetime members of the museum.

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Japanese Settlement Press Release

Japanese Settlement Press Release

Gabriola locations among Heritage BC’s newly designated Japanese-Canadian historic sites.

On April 01, BC Minister for Multiculturalism Teresa Wat announced a list of 56 historic sites with significance to Canadians of Japanese descent. They include two locations in Silva Bay – the Sunrise Sawmill and Koyama’s Fishcamp.

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AGM and Performance of Soviet Princeton

AGM and Performance of Soviet Princeton

The Gabriola Historical and Museum Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, January 24th at 2pm at the WI Hall, 476 South Road. The meeting is open to members as well as anyone interested in supporting the telling of Gabriola stories. In addition to...

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An Old Fashioned Canada Day at the Gabriola Museum

An Old Fashioned Canada Day at the Gabriola Museum

A new tradition has begun on the island - Canada Day at the Gabriola Museum will be back next year. A young woman with a couple of small children was glad to see a Canada Day family event on the island. “In the past, we’ve gone to Nanaimo, with 10,000 other people, in...

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Highlights of Gabriola Museum’s 2015 Season

Highlights of Gabriola Museum’s 2015 Season

Gabriola Roots: THE LAND PROVIDES is the theme of our new season with illustrated exhibit panels exploring the multiple ways we relate to the land, from the earliest food gathering, through the farming and then land development years, to the current crop of new...

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