‘’Museum Dioramas: From Concept to Creation’: An Evening with Jan Vriesen

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‘Museum Dioramas: From Concept to Creation’. Artist Jan Vriesen presents an illustrated presentation about how science and art meet to recreate backdrops that give the illusion of existing landforms, but as they would have appeared in pre-history. Date: July 18 at 7:30pm Location: Dogwood Room, Echo Centre, 4255 Wallace Street Please note: Museum hours extended […]

Sproat Lake Petroglyphs Presentation with Ron Hamilton (Haa’yuups)

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‘Petroglyphs to Painted Crest Curtains’, artist and scholar, ḥaa’yuups, Ron Hamilton presents an illustrated presentation about the use of pre-historic Nuu-chahnulth imagery in the Sproat Lake petroglyph, a recreation of which was created by haa’yuups for the front exterior wall of the AV Museum. Date: June 20 at 7:30pm Location: Dogwood Room, Echo Centre, 4255 […]

Summer Edition Leisure Guide is available for viewing!

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We are delighted to bring you our Summer 2024 e-Leisure Guide, which includes programs, drop in sessions and special events running now to August 31, 2024. Registration for SUMMER SWIM LESSONS starts Monday, June 3 at 9:00 am. Registration for RECREATION PROGRAMS is open! Please click here to view. This Summer is going to be […]

City Disables Comments on Social Media

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The City of Port Alberni has made the decision to disable comments on its social media platforms to maintain a respectful dialogue and to better inform residents on community matters. “We want to create a safe space where people aren’t afraid to ask questions and join conversations,” said Chief Administrative Officer Mike Fox. “While most […]

We are now Parks, Recreation & Culture!

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The City of Port Alberni is pleased to announce the evolution of the Parks, Recreation, and Heritage department to Parks, Recreation, and Culture. This progression reflects our commitment to providing diverse opportunities for community engagement and connection to a wide range of disciplines, including heritage, music, art, placemaking, and events. Please click here for the […]

Support the Museum, adopt an artefact!

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Adopting an artefact at the Alberni Valley Museum is a fun and easy way to show your appreciation of Port Alberni’s history, cultural heritage, connect with your favourite object, and support the Museum! Your tax-deductible contribution will help us preserve our collection, while also helping to support other Museum activities including exhibits, programs and school […]