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November 2021

Our Living Languages

November 25, 2021 - May 31, 2022

On loan from the Royal BC Museum, this special traveling exhibition encourages Canadians to learn more about the challenges faced by Indigenous communities in British Columbia as they work to revitalize their languages. British Columbia is known as a linguistic "hotspot" because of the diversity and vitality of Indigenous languages in the province - 34 of the 60 Indigenous languages spoken in Canada can be heard in British Columbia. All 34 are represented in this exhibit. This exhibit was developed…

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June 2022

Greetings From Smithers: Our Tourism History

June 3, 2022 - January 19, 2024

This new multimedia exhibition explores the history of local tourism and recreation through postcards, photographs, film, souvenirs, and ephemera from the permanent collection of the Bulkley Valley Museum.

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January 2023

The Babine Lake Mammoth: Bones From an Ice Age Giant

January 5, 2023 - January 19, 2024

In 1971 an incredible discovery was made on the shores of Lake Babine when a mining excavation revealed the bones of an ice age giant. Excavated by a team from the Canadian Geological Institute, the bones of the Babine Lake Mammoth have been part of the collections of the Canadian Museum of Nature since the 1970s. Featuring mammoth femur, vertebrae and tusk fragment on loan from the Canadian Museum of Nature, this exhibition brings bones from the Babine Lake Mammoth…

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January 2024

Fabulous Forests and Marvellous Mushrooms

January 30 - February 24

Art and museums combine with a fantastic collaboration this January - Fabulous Forests and Marvellous Mushrooms! We are collaborating with the Smithers Art Gallery to bring together two fabulous exhibitions in one building: BC's Marvellous Mushrooms, a traveling exhibition on loan from the Royal BC Museum, and the 2024 Community Art show. We envision forests and fungi art and craft work throughout both spaces, showcasing our community landscapes and artistic talents. All artists & crafters are invited to participate - young,…

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February 2024

BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms

February 26 - May 25

BC's Marvellous Mushrooms continues from February 26 -May 25 2024! This exhibition, created by the Royal BC Museum, explores the science and practical uses of mushrooms today, highlighting some of the most fascinating of the 3,400 known species in the province. Featuring interpretive graphic panels, hand-sculpted mushroom models and foraging equipment, the exhibition facilitates visitors’ understanding of BC mushrooms and their many uses. Mushrooms are not only a subject of scientific study but also a source of food, dyes, and…

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