Engage with us at home

We’ve got plenty of ways for you to explore BC’s natural history and human history, whether you’re browsing from your sofa or tackling schoolwork at your kitchen table.

While the Royal BC Museum is closed during the COVID-19 outbreak, you can still enjoy our online programs, from materials for learners of all ages to videos, talks with curators and more.

For children and youth:

For parents, teaching parents and adult learners:

  • Educators (including parents at home!) might use a helping hand these days. RBCM@Home (Office Hours) is online support just for educators, every second Monday and Friday.
  • If you miss the great outdoors, join our RBCM@Outside webinars. These themed virtual fieldtrips to local destinations are every second Wednesday.
  • Hang out (virtually) with museum curatorial and collections staff every Tuesday and Thursday with our RBCM@Home webinar
  • Explore the Learning Portal or, if you’ve suddenly become a home-schooling parent, learn how to use the Learning Portal as your resource (pro tip: check out themes).
  • Browse museum and archives highlights, selected by our curatorial and archival teams with 100 Objects of Interest
  • Learn how research helps us unlock the secrets to BC and the cultures that flourish here on the Research Portal
  • Reacquaint yourself with a giant of the art world at the Emily Carr timeline
  • Check out the Royal BC Museum presence on the Google Art Project, featuring Emily Carr and more
  • Curl up with a Royal BC Museum ebook or audiobook.

For archival explorers:

For the video-minded:

We’re also developing new online programs to continue to keep you engaged with stories of BC history and with our museum experts, no matter where you are in the province (or the world, for that matter!).  Stay tuned.

We’re always happy to engage with you about BC’s human history and natural history on social media. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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