Year of the Rabbit Celebrations – Vancouver & Victoria

Leap forward into the Year of Rabbit with the Chinese Canadian Museum! Enjoy a variety of cultural activities in celebration of the Lunar New Year from the New Year’s Eve on Jan. 21 through to Lantern Festival on Feb 5.  Admission by donation. Starting January 19, donate $20 or more and receive a pack of […]

“Finding Fred Lee” – Community Film Preview

Finding Fred Lee – Community Film Preview With Guest Speaker Jack Gin  Finding Fred Lee is a documentary about the search for a young man from Kamloops, BC, who joined the Rocky Mountain Rangers in 1916 and disappeared at the Western Front. Presumed killed at the Battle of Hill 70 in France, Fred’s body was […]

Curator’s Guided Tour for Seeds to Success – Fall 2022 Edition

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 […]

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 […]