Royal BC Museum

Git Hayetsk, representing the traditional dances of the Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil’wat and Musqueam nations, perform outside the Royal B.C. Museum at the 2017 Victoria Aboriginal Cultural Festival. This year’s event happens there June 21 to 23. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Nations gather for Indigenous cultural celebrations at Royal BC Museum

Songhees, Esquimalt host three-day international event featuring music, dancing and on-site artisans

  • Jun 13, 2018
Git Hayetsk, representing the traditional dances of the Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil’wat and Musqueam nations, perform outside the Royal B.C. Museum at the 2017 Victoria Aboriginal Cultural Festival. This year’s event happens there June 21 to 23. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
The 3,500 year old statue of Hatshepsut, one of the first female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, sits perched in place at the Royal BC Museum, part of the upcoming exhibit, Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs, running May 18-Dec. 31. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS                                The 3,500 year old statue of Hatshepsut, one of the first female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, sits perched in place at the Royal BC Museum, part of the upcoming exhibit, Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs, running May 18-Dec. 31. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Enter the realm of ancient Egypt at the Royal BC Museum

Ambitious exhibition opens May 18 in Victoria with over 350 original artifacts

The 3,500 year old statue of Hatshepsut, one of the first female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, sits perched in place at the Royal BC Museum, part of the upcoming exhibit, Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs, running May 18-Dec. 31. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS                                The 3,500 year old statue of Hatshepsut, one of the first female Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, sits perched in place at the Royal BC Museum, part of the upcoming exhibit, Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs, running May 18-Dec. 31. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
A “likely” portrait of Captain George Vancouver will be available to the public at the Royal B.C. Museum for the first time. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Controversial portrait could open dialogue on colonialism

“Likely” portrait of Captain George Vancouver soon available to public for the first time sparking debate at Royal BC Museum

A “likely” portrait of Captain George Vancouver will be available to the public at the Royal B.C. Museum for the first time. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)