RBCM@home

RBCM @ Home will visit with members of the curatorial and collections staff who are working from home during the pandemic and discover how they do their work, how their work is reflected in their homes and what they're working on now.

RBCM @ Home will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 pm, visit our calendar for topics and presenters. Got little ones? RBCM @ Home(Kids) takes place on Wednesdays at 11 am, visit our calendar for topics, presenters and a list of materials so you can join in with hands-on activities at home.

Want to watch it again, share or watch at a time that works for you? The live sessions will be recorded and posted to the Royal BC Museum's YouTube channel on our RBCM@home Playlist

June 2, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Searching the Collection

Brian Seymour, collection manager for the Indigenous Collections will walk us through the different ways to search for the...

June 4, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Caring for Your Doll Collection

Whether you have one antique doll or perhaps a whole collection of them don't miss this session with senior conservator Kasey Lee...

June 9, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Investigating Invertebrates

Collection Manager for Invertebrate Zoology, Heidi Gartner will highlight some of BC's most fascinating invertebrates.

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June 11, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Just Below the Surface

Join curator of vertebrates, Dr. Gavin Hanke and discover what is swimming just below the surface near the dock or just offshore. ...

June 13, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Oceans Week Presentation with Parks Canada

Just like us, Southern Resident Killer Whale families are inclusive, nurturing, and multi-generational. We can protect these endangered whales with the same deep-rooted love that we...

June 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Care for Your Silver Collection at Home

Silver spoons, christening cups, trophies, tea services and all types of silver treasures need proper care and cleaning. Join object conservator Megan Doxsley-Whitfield to learn how to...

June 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Care for Your Photo Albums at Home

If you have treasured family photos in printed format you will want to make sure that you take care of them properly. In this session with archival conservator...

June 25, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

A Closer Look at Spindle Whorls

Small Spindle whorls were introduced about 800 years ago and Indigenous cultures in British Columbia have continued to develop, adapt and use these devices. Join curator of archeology...

June 30, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Washing your Textiles at Home

Caring for your old quilts or a wedding dress requires a special touch. Textile conservator Colleen Wilson will demonstrate the...