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 […]

Call for Art for Community Exhibition

The Bulkley Valley Museum and Smithers Art Gallery are presenting a joint exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of the first Smithers Fall Fair in 1919 – and we want you to participate! This exhibit will combine community memory with community creativity in the form of artifacts, photographs, and art. Everyone in the community, from beginner […]

Museum Mysteries: Dating the Smithers Panorama

“When was that taken?” If you’ve been in the Old Church, or the office of the Bulkley Valley Museum, you’ve seen it: a beautiful panoramic view of Smithers in its earliest days. Second Avenue runs up the centre of the image, with the snow-covered Hudson Bay Mountain behind. Stumps cover the ground, and the St. […]

Summer Employment with the BV Museum

The Bulkley Valley Museum in Smithers, British Columbia is seeking applicants for its two (2) Museum Assistant summer student positions. Please note that the final number of positions available and the duration of employment are conditional on final approval from the funding bodies, Young Canada Works and/or Canada Summer Jobs. Salary: $14/hour Hours: 35 hours/week […]