Hands-On History: Become a Curator at Home

Become a Curator: Create an Exhibit About You In this activity, you will become a Curator. Curators work in museums, and one of their jobs is to create exhibits for visitors like you. You can participate in this activity by reading the instructions below, or, watch this short video on our Youtube channel. What is […]

Imagine the Past: In Colour

BV Museum staff recently came across a fun little web tool called MyHeritage In Colour that helps you imagine how the past really looked by uploading photos for colourization. In order to upload photos to MyHeritage you are asked to create a free account**, but more adventurous users looking to experiment can also work with […]

Summer 2020 Employment Opportunities

Summer Employment Opportunities at the Bulkley Valley Museum The Bulkley Valley Museum is seeking applicants for two (2) Museum Assistant summer positions. Please note that the final number of positions available and the duration of employment are conditional on final approval from the funding bodies, and the needs of the Museum. SALARY : $15/hour + […]

Colour Our Collection Contest

With the Museum temporarily closed to the public to help stop the spread of Covid-19, we’re missing our kid visitors and the colourful drawings they create as part of our Museum Scavenger Hunt. So, we’ve decided to join the colouring page trend! Several museums and archives around the world have created colouring pages from images […]

BV Museum temporarily closed to the public

The BV Museum is closed to the public for at least the next two weeks, effective March 17th. We will reassess on March 30th and provide an update then. We will reopen with a brand new exhibit that we can’t wait to show you! The office will remain open for phone calls (250-847-5322) and emails […]

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Curator

This posting has expired as of February 2nd. Thank you to all applicants for their interest. The Bulkley Valley Museum is recruiting an Assistant Curator to join our work team. Position Description: Full-time permanent position. 35 hours/week, generally Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Some weekend, evenings, or holiday work may be required, e.g. for special events. Pay: $17.50/hour […]

100 Years of the Fall Fair

2019 marked the 100th anniversary of the first Fall Fair in Smithers, which was held on September 30th 1919. To mark the occasion the Bulkley Valley Museum and Smithers Art Gallery came together to produce a joint exhibition of art and history that was displayed in both spaces. The exhibit featured the full history of […]