Live @ Lunch

Free noon-hour talks on the first Wednesday of the month feature curators and staff researchers working at the Royal BC Museum.

Upcoming Live @ Lunch Events

October 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Prohibition in British Columbia: How the Prohibitionists Won the Battle but Lost the War

Prohibition came into effect in BC on October 1, 1917, making BC the last Canadian province to enact prohibition and the first to end it...

November 1, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

From Marshes to Mountains: Historical and Wetland Ecology Join Forces

Last year, Dr. Genevieve Hill, archaeology collections manager, teamed up with the Nature Conservancy of Canada to explore the heritage values of two...

December 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Lorne Hammond, curator of history, for the unusual history of John Lennon's rolls Royce Phantom V Touring Limousine, it's unique art work and recent expedition to London, England. 

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January 3, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

From Haida Gwaii to the Salish Sea: Nautical Adventures and Biodiversity Research on the Canada C3 Voyage

The Canada C3 (coast to coast to coast) expedition was a 150-day journey from Toronto to Victoria via the Northwest...

February 7, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Commemorate Black History month in a special presentation by Karen Alexander Hosahl of the Black History Awareness Society as she shares the history of her family and other black pioneers in the area. 

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March 7, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Dr. Ken Marr, curator of botany, will give an illustrated presentation about the flora of northern BC, including images of the landscapes, rare plants, common plants, a pseudoflower, a puzzling gap in the distribution of several species and what we...

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