Remembering the Children with Orange Hearts

Remembering the Children with Orange Hearts  Reading of With Our Orange Hearts in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin. September 30, 2022 marks the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. The Chinese Canadian Museum stands in solidarity with Indigenous peoples to observe and honour this significant day and ongoing efforts we must all […]

Co-Creation – a conversation with Chinese Canadian filmmakers

Join the Chinese Canadian Museum and DOC BC YT NT for a panel with Karin Lee, Kimberly Ho, Larry Chin, and Nancy Lee as these Chinese Canadian filmmakers share about their experiences and process working within their communities. The panel will be moderated by Sarah Ling, Exhibition and Program Manager of the Chinese Canadian Museum, who will also […]

Mid-Autumn Festival Activities – Victoria

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival traditions at the oldest Chinatown in Canada! Come to our exhibition space at Fan Tan Alley in Victoria for mooncake tasting and bring home a personalized festive lantern!   Date: September 10, 2022  Events:  11:30 am onwards – Mooncake tasting, courtesy of Fairway Market while supplies last.  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Personalized […]

CCM Mid-Autumn Celebrations – Vancouver Site

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with us from September 10 – 11 at our exhibitions in Vancouver Chinatown! Walk under a “Sky of Lanterns”, an illuminated installation of festive mid-autumn lanterns and savour regional varieties of mooncakes.   For a limited time on Saturday, September 10 at 1 pm – 3 pm, enjoy a special pop-up […]

Pieces of the Moon: Culture and Science of the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with the Chinese Canadian Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre! Join us for a unique show in the Planetarium Star Theatre where ancient Chinese folklores of the Moon come together with the latest lunar science. Take a journey to the Moon, through space and even navigate through time with the lunar […]

“Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey” Book Launch

Join us on July 25 at 5:30 pm at Fan Tan Alley, Victoria for the book launch of Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey by historian John Adams! Over two decades in the making, this image-rich book skillfully explores the lives of Chinese Canadians who shaped the oldest Chinatown in Canada and informs the significance of […]

Curator’s Guided Tour for Seeds to Success

The legacies of the H.Y. Louie Family are all around us. The first seeds of their businesses sprouted in Vancouver Chinatown, where Hok Yat Louie had purchased his first building at 255 East Georgia Street by 1908.  This tour will take you back to the era when successful merchants like Yip Sang, Chang Toy, and […]

An Untold Past: Chinese in Canada

The Chinese Canadian Museum is delighted to collaborate with the Chinese American Museum Los Angeles to host a virtual panel on Chinese Canadian history!  Four renowned speakers are invited to join the conversation on Tuesday, April 19th at 5pm PDT. Moderated by UCI Associate Professor, Dorothy Fujita-Rony, PhD, the panel discussion will include Imogene L. […]

Lunar New Year Activities

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with Chinese Canadian Museum!    On-site Activities:  Friday, February 4 to Sunday, February 6, 2022  10:00 AM to 4:00PM   Enjoy a variety of cultural activities* at our temporary exhibition in Vancouver Chinatown including: Calligraphy demonstrations of new year couplets (Feb 5 – 6 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm) Red […]

Lunar New Year Online Program

Heads or Tails? – Origins and Legacies of Chinese Lion and Dragon Dancing   Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM (Pacific Time)  Free Admission A webinar presented in English on Zoom Hear the drums, cymbals, and gongs as lion and dragon dancers bring to life one of the core traditions of Lunar New Year celebrations […]