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), and Alan Lowe (VCMS). View the livestream recording here.
Two exhibitions were showcased – “First Steps: Chinese Canadian Journeys in Victoria” is produced by Chinese Canadian Museum in cooperation with Victoria Chinatown Museum Society. “Gold Mountain Dream!” is produced by Royal BC Museum in collaboration with Canadian Museum of History.
To learn more about the featured exhibitions, please refer to the Exhibition page.
The exhibitions also received blessings from a lion dance performance by Victoria’s Wong Sheung Kung Fu Club on Family Day. See highlights from these social media post.
“First Steps” and “Gold Mountain Dream!” on view at 10-14 Fan Tan Alley, Victoria, BC from now through September 30, 2022.