CCM Celebrates Asian Heritage Month with Two New Exhibitions in Vancouver Chinatown.

To begin celebrations of Asian Heritage Month, the Chinese Canadian Museum was delighted to host the Louie family, the Guichon family, honoured guests, and community partners at the opening of two exhibitions at our temporary location in Vancouver Chinatown. Due to venue limitations, this special occasion was held over two evenings on May 5 – […]

Temporary Exhibitions Open in Victoria Chinatown 

On February 17, 2022, Chinese Canadian Museum Society of BC opened a new temporary exhibition gallery at the historic Fan Tan Alley in Victoria Chinatown.  The virtual opening was attended by Minister Melanie Mark, Minister George Chow, Minister Rob Fleming, Mayor Lisa Helps, Claire Avison, Dan Muzyka (RBCM), Dr. Tzu-I Chung (RBCM), Grace Wong (CCM), […]

CCM and Chinese Canadian Military Museum Honour the Stories of Chinese Canadian Veterans

Vivid poppies solemnly animate our exhibition space in observance of Remembrance Day.  In collaboration with the Chinese Canadian Military Museum, Chinese Canadian Museum is highlighting stories in honour of the Chinese Canadian veterans.  Despite exclusion, more than 600 Chinese Canadians volunteered to serve in WWII. Initially, they were not enlisted by Canada’s navy and air […]

Observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 marks the first annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. The Chinese Canadian Museum stands in solidarity with the Indigenous peoples to observe and honour this significant day. Today we wear orange, with respect and empathy, for the truths that still need to be told, the ongoing efforts we all […]

A Seat at the Table Receives Public History Prize 2021

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VANCOUVER, BC (June 17, 2021) – A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia, co-produced by Museum of Vancouver and University of British Columbia in partnership with Chinese Canadian Museum of BC, receives the Public History Prize in the products and projects category from Canadian Historical Association. Commended by the Canadian Historical Association […]

Chinese Canadian Museum Unveils Logo and Brand Video

Vancouver, BC (May 26, 2021) – The Chinese Canadian Museum has launched its new logo with the premiere of its new video “Soul”. The video reveals the essence of the museum and its aspiration to tell the stories, experiences, and contributions of Chinese Canadians in BC and throughout Canada. The logo, featuring multicoloured lines traversing […]