Find out what's happening at the museum and archives in these monthly talks featuring curators, staff and researchers. First Wednesday of each month.
Women's History Month
Join our panel of three museum staff members for a talk highlighting women who have worked at the Royal BC Museum and BC Archives or whose records are held here. How have their legacies impacted us, and what are some the challenges they may have faced?
About the speakers:
Dr. Erica Wheeler is the head of collections care and conservation. Receiving her Masters Degree at the University of Victoria, she completed her PhD in Biology at the University of Missouri, where she received a Life Sciences Doctoral Fellowship for the 6 years prior to joining the museum in 2012. She will be speaking about the contributions of botanist Mary Gibson Henry. To read more about Dr. Wheeler, visit her profile page.
Heidi Gartner is the invertebrates collection manager and researcher. She joined the museum in 2012 after two years of volunteer and auxiliary staff service. She will highlight the contributions of biologist Dr. Josephine Hart. To read more about Heidi Garner and her work a the museum, visit her profile page.
Genevieve Weber is an Archivist focused on First Nations records and outreach activities in the BC Archives. She will be addressing the life and work of Alma Russell, a provincial librarian and archivist. To read more about Genevieve Weber and her work, visit her profile page.