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 […]

Chinatown Reimagined


Our board member Dr. Imogene Lim represents Chinese Canadian Museum as a panelist for Session 6: Chinatown Past, Present and Future on October 23. The session will be anchored on the shared understanding of the past and examine the priorities and commitment required in the context of UNESCO as the strategic aim and the Cultural […]

Catalogue Launch of “A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia”


Join us for the catalogue launch of “A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia”, featuring behind-the-scenes perspectives from the curators – Denise Fong, Henry Yu, and Viviane Gosselin – and remarks by exhibition contributors, including: Grace Wong Sneddon, Carol F. Lee, Stella Zheng, and Catherine Clement! Co-hosted with Museum of Vancouver, the […]

“British Columbia: An Untold History” – Special Screening and Panel Dialogue for Truth and Reconciliation

In observance of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, Chinese Canadian Museum will be co-hosting a community screening and premiere of “British Columbia: An Untold History” with the Laurier Institution, Pacific Canada Heritage Centre – Museum of Migration, Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC, Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, and Knowledge […]

CAPTURE AND CAPTIVATE: Documenting Asian Canadian Stories through Self-Expression

A joint program presented by Chinese Canadian Museum and Quarantine Qapsule. In celebration of Chinese Cultural Heritage Week in BC, the Chinese Canadian Museum is convening a discussion to explore the important role that self-documentation plays in preserving and sharing the diverse histories and experiences of Asian Canadian communities.   Three speakers active across the arts and culture sphere […]

Descendants of the Dragon: Tales from Vancouver’s Dragon Boat Festival

A Joint Program Presented by Chinese Canadian Museum and Dragon Boat BC. The Dragon Boat Festival is rooted in thousands of years of Chinese culture and tradition.  Since 1989, the annual festival hosted by Dragon Boat BC has flourished in Vancouver as a signature event, bringing together people from diverse backgrounds. Join Sonny Wong (Founding Committee Member and Past […]

Roots in Two Villages an Ocean Apart: A Conversation with Elder Larry Grant

Roots in Two Villages an Ocean Apart: A Conversation with Elder Larry Grant

A Joint Program Presented by Chinese Canadian Museum and the Museum of Vancouver. Join us for a conversation with Elder Larry Grant on cultural identity as he reflects on his journey of being Musqueam and Chinese. As a knowledge keeper and hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language instructor from the Musqueam community, Elder Grant will discuss the value of cultural […]

Cousins Across the Water in Conversation: Lunar New Year

Cousins Across the Water in Conversation: Lunar New Year

Join the Chinese Canadian Museum for a conversation on Lunar New Year celebrations! Learn about the richness of traditions and customs around the most significant cultural event for Chinese worldwide, right here in BC with Dr. Imogene Lim and Dr. Zoe Lam .