Celebrate Family Day at CCM Victoria

Sunday, February 19 – Chopstick Challenge: Who’s the Quickest in Your Family?  Come to our exhibition space at Fan Tan Alley and show off your chopsticks skills. Face off with your own family members or compete with another while keeping your table manners! Available during open hours. Monday, February 20 – Build-Your-Own Family with Lego […]

Build-Your-Own Family with Lego & Chinese Family Tree with Dr. Zoe Lam

In the Chinese language, there are unique titles for each family member and relative. This makes it easy to distinguish all your relations in a large extended family. Learn about your family tree in Cantonese while having fun! Build your own family using lego pieces and have them ready for an instant family portrait. Dr. […]

Family Ties: A Guided Tour of Chinese Society Buildings

Have you wanted to learn more about your family history? Explore the significance of lineage, extended family ties, and cultural traditions through the lens of two Chinese clan societies that date back to over a century. Join us on a guided tour at the Chin Wing Chun Society and Mah Society of Canada in Vancouver […]

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 […]