Exploring Native Plants through Medicine and the Arts

Join us June 26 from 10:30am to 4:30pm for a unique opportunity to explore in detail some of the plants of coastal British Columbia.  Participants …

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The Union Steamships

I was never someone fascinated with ships.  Despite this, when I began to take a deeper look into the history of the Discovery Islands, I …

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Refuge Cove

Heather Harbord, author of Desolation Sound, referred to West Redonda as the “Social Centre of the Sound.” West Redonda had two settlements – Refuge Cove …

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Journey Back to Nature: Strathcona Provincial Park History

Join us Wednesday, June 9 at 6:30pm via Zoom as Vancouver Island author and historian Catherine Marie Gilbert presents a pictorial talk based on her …

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Adopt an Artifact

Regardless of what is going on outside of the walls of the Museum, the community treasures we hold in trust require care and attention. These …

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Environmental Speakers Series

As part of the Art+Earth Festival, Greenways Land Trust and the Museum at Campbell River partnered on an Envvironmental Speaker Series featuring guest lecturers from …

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Masters Road

When thinking about the ‘official’ history of Campbell River, and the stories that are most often told, I think of several things.  For me, the …

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Going to the Falls

Ever popular for Sunday drives and showing visitors the sights, Elk Falls on the Campbell River has been the highlight of many an excursion over …

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Cory Cliffe – new artist in the Museum Shop!

Cory Cliffe had a turning point in his life in 2014 when he participated in Tribal Journeys.  From there he started learning about who he …

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Thank you Rotary for the Archives Research Centre!

In 1992 the Rotary Club of Campbell River contributed $75,000 towards the New Museum Project.  This named giving opportunity supported the Archives Research Centre and …

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The Haig-Brown House

I take for granted that many people haven’t been to, or maybe don’t even know about, my favourite place in Campbell River.  It has a …

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The Care of Books

This past October, the Comox Valley lost a beloved long-time resident, Father Charles Brandt.  An ordained priest and member of the Hermits of St. John …

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