Art and museums combine with a fantastic collaboration this January – Fabulous Forests and Marvellous Mushrooms! We are collaborating with Smithers Art Gallery to bring together a joint exhibition featuring natural science, and art and craft work created by the community. We envision forests and fungi art and craft work throughout both spaces, showcasing our community […]
The BVM is excited to welcome SFU PhD candidate Laura Termes to Smithers! Laura is a researcher with the BC Megafauna Project at SFU, and her PhD is focused on the lives of ice age mammals from the province. In 2020-2021 Laura worked with the BVM to organize the radiocarbon dating of our mammoth rib […]
A tasty fundraiser is back for a fourth year! For 2023 the BV Museum has partnered with Rustica Woodfired Bakery to support the work of our friends at two local museums: the Telkwa Museum, and the Widzin Kwah Diyik Be Yikh (Widzin Kwah Canyon House Museum) in Witset. Both of these small community museums work […]
Join the BV Museum for our 9th annual Cemetery Walk! The walk will run on both Saturday October 14th and Sunday October 15th at 11am. Meet at the Smithers Cemetery (1958 Dominion Street). This is a free event! Donations in support of Museum events and activities are greatly appreciated. Please remember to dress for the […]
The Bulkley Valley Museum is pleased to welcome the exhibition “Our Climate Quest” in Smithers between September 25 – October 3rd 2023. This FREE exhibit will be displayed at the Old Church (3704 First Avenue) from 9am-5pm September 25-29 and October 2nd and 3rd (closed Sept 30th for Truth and Reconciliation Day and Sunday Oct […]
Our July 1st downtown history walk returns for 2023! This “off Main Street” version of the walk focuses on the history of the businesses and residences on the “side streets” and avenues of downtown: Queen Street, Alfred Avenue, Broadway Avenue, and First Avenue. The walk will also discuss the 100th anniversary of the 1923 Chinese […]
The BV Museum is thrilled to launch its refreshed website! Funding for our marketing refresh was provided by Wetzink’wa Community Forest Corporation. The new website was designed by Websites by Emily Hashemi and our logo was given a makeover by Sandra Smith at Design Works. A big thank you to all those involved!
The Bulkley Valley Museum and Smithers Art Gallery have joined up to offer extended opening hours! On Thursday evenings from September through December the Museum and Gallery will be open until 7pm, and offering light refreshments after 5pm. Drop by for a coffee or tea, and get a dose of local art, history and culture!
The sun was just peaking out for the Museum’s third annual Cemetery Walk on October 28th. 35 participants joined us to learn about the lives and deaths of some early residents of Smithers, including Warren Lewis and the DeVoins, Danny Foster, Tom Monks, Joey Aida and more. Thanks to everyone who joined – we’re already […]