Museum of Surrey

Tammi Hall and Diana Brum, owners of Short & Sweet Patisserie and Bakery, decorate their entry in the Museum of Surrey’s 2020 Cloverdale Christmas Tree Festival. The second annual tree-decorating contest runs Dec. 1 to 18. (Photo submitted)

Xmas tree fest back at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Annual Christmas craft market goes virtual

 

World War II Veteran and POW Hans Anderson, 98, walks to the Cloverdale Cenotaph in 2019 to lay a wreath for POWs. This year, the ceremony in Cloverdale will be closed to the public due to the pandemic, but the City of Surrey will livestream the event. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

UPDATED: City of Surrey to livestream Veterans’ Square Remembrance Day ceremony this year

General public will not be allowed in Veterans’ Square for Nov. 11 services this year

 

Textile artists Amy Walker and Sharon Kallis install their contributions to the Museum of Surrey’s new feature exhibit “Nature’s Clothesline.” The exhibit explores how the world is airing its dirty laundry – not on a clothesline, but in the landfills and oceans. (Photo submitted)

‘Nature’s Clothesline’ opens at Museum of Surrey

Exhibition strives to educate on how our choice of clothing can affect ‘the health of the planet’

 

Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)

Story told in Semiahmoo First Nation exhibit one of survival and triumph

Museum of Surrey’s Indigenous Hall display explores how SFN has flourished since the Great Flood

  • Oct 17, 2020
Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)
Women dance Oct. 3, 2019, during the opening ceremony for the Museum of Surrey’s exhibit “Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story.” The Museum of Surrey recently won two awards for the exhibit. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘Being Punjabi’ exhibit nets Museum of Surrey two awards

Exhibit was first in Canada to focus on Surrey’s Punjabi community

Women dance Oct. 3, 2019, during the opening ceremony for the Museum of Surrey’s exhibit “Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story.” The Museum of Surrey recently won two awards for the exhibit. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Jessie McLean, an assistant curator with the Museum of Surrey, stands in the exhibit “Discover Your Story! We Can Help.” The exhibit, scheduled to open in April, is now open to the public for the first time. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Museum of Surrey reopens with family history exhibit

Visitors must sign up online for pre-booked, self-guided tours

Jessie McLean, an assistant curator with the Museum of Surrey, stands in the exhibit “Discover Your Story! We Can Help.” The exhibit, scheduled to open in April, is now open to the public for the first time. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Headstones stand upright again after being repaired by the City of Surrey. Seven headstones were damaged in April in Surrey Centre Cemetery after vandals knocked them over. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Gravestones repaired at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Restoration now complete on seven pioneer grave markers vandalized in April

Headstones stand upright again after being repaired by the City of Surrey. Seven headstones were damaged in April in Surrey Centre Cemetery after vandals knocked them over. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey history buff transcribes her way to a provincial award

Surrey history buff transcribes her way to a provincial award

‘It can be tedious work but it’s also very interesting,’ Diane Johnson says

Surrey history buff transcribes her way to a provincial award
Closed for in-person visits, the Museum of Surrey has launched a new digital exhibit called “Discover Your Story: We Can Help!” The online exhibit aims to inspire people to discover their roots and create their own family trees. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Museum of Surrey launches online exhibit

Cloverdale museum encourages people to discover their family history

Closed for in-person visits, the Museum of Surrey has launched a new digital exhibit called “Discover Your Story: We Can Help!” The online exhibit aims to inspire people to discover their roots and create their own family trees. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Museum of Surrey is to host an exhibit on the Arctic. (Contributed photo)

‘Arctic Voices’ to come to Surrey museum

Event to run from March 5 to June 28

Museum of Surrey is to host an exhibit on the Arctic. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs awards former MP John Aldag with a certificate of appreciation. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Former MP thanked for supporting relocation of Anniedale School

130-year-old historic schoolhouse has been fully restored

Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs awards former MP John Aldag with a certificate of appreciation. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Kiwanis Car Wash, ca. 1950s. (Roy Houghton)

Surrey photo exhibit to showcase life in the 1950s

Surrey Archives highlighting work of three local photographers

Kiwanis Car Wash, ca. 1950s. (Roy Houghton)
Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’

Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’

City of Surrey event to be hosted by historian Sue Bryant

Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’
The Stewart farmhouse circa 1900. Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm is offering a taste of the past this holiday season by offering visitors a vintage Christmas experience. (Image via surrey.ca)

Family-friendly Christmas events to be held at Historic Stewart Farm

Surrey’s landmark pioneer farm house is offering visitors a vintage Christmas experience

The Stewart farmhouse circa 1900. Surrey’s Historic Stewart Farm is offering a taste of the past this holiday season by offering visitors a vintage Christmas experience. (Image via surrey.ca)
Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)

Discover how Surrey’s heritage heart has changed over 100 years at upcoming talk

Upcoming talk reveals the changes that Cloverdale’s Heritage Campus has undergone

Recognize this? It’s a view of the newly constructed 1912 Municipal Hall, situated at today’s Highway 10 and 176A Street, and its surrounding neighbourhood. The 1912 Hall is currently the home of the Surrey Archives. Photograph taken from the BC Electric Substation, ca. 1912. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / 180.1.95)
More than 1,500 visitors came to the Museum of Surrey on Saturday, Nov. 17, to attend Filipino Fest. (Photo courtesy of Museum of Surrey)
More than 1,500 visitors came to the Museum of Surrey on Saturday, Nov. 17, to attend Filipino Fest. (Photo courtesy of Museum of Surrey)
Museum of Surrey, Surrey Fire Service announce sensory-friendly initiatives

Museum of Surrey, Surrey Fire Service announce sensory-friendly initiatives

Museum to hold sensory-friendly hours, firefighters to be equipped with sensory kits

Museum of Surrey, Surrey Fire Service announce sensory-friendly initiatives
Museum of Surrey visitors try their hand at weaving. (Nelson Mouëllic photo)

Try your hand at weaving at upcoming Surrey fibre arts festival

Museum of Surrey hosts fourth-annual event on Saturday, Aug. 10

Museum of Surrey visitors try their hand at weaving. (Nelson Mouëllic photo)
Artist Joseph M. Sanchez paints at the Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event at the Museum of Surrey. (Samantha Anderson)

PHOTOS: Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event showcases Indigenous art, culture

Two-day event on this weekend at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Artist Joseph M. Sanchez paints at the Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event at the Museum of Surrey. (Samantha Anderson)
Assistant Curators Jessie McLean and Pierce Smith worked together to create the Museum of Surrey’s latest Selections from Collections exhibit —a project that “pays homage to a dear colleague and beloved mentor for both.” (Museum of Surrey)

Museum of Surrey honours legacies of influential Surrey residents

Exhibit honours the work of influential community members, including the late Sue Sanderson

Assistant Curators Jessie McLean and Pierce Smith worked together to create the Museum of Surrey’s latest Selections from Collections exhibit —a project that “pays homage to a dear colleague and beloved mentor for both.” (Museum of Surrey)