BCHF News

BCHF News

Grant available — Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture Program

Grant applications are now open for arts and cultural submissions designed to bring healing to people and communities in response to environmental,...

Memorial service for Greg Evans

(updated Jan 16) Members, please take notice that a celebration of life service for Greg Evans will be held...

Alma Russel — first trained librarian in BC

The Royal BC Museum and Chek TV brings you "This Week in History" featuring 1897 BC librarian Alma Russel.
Roger Whitehouse and Margaret Matovich

Burnaby Historical Society in the News

The Burnaby Historical Society is disbanding after 61 years and people are starting to take notice of some of the issues facing...

Happy Holidays! Our offices are closed Dec 21—January 2

The BCHF relies on incredible volunteers to carry out its work throughout the year. We are urging them to relax and recharge over the...

Evans, Greg

With great sadness, we heard about the passing of friend and colleague Greg Evans last week. Whether you knew Greg through his work at...

British Columbia History magazine launches digital version

We are pleased to announce the launch of the online edition of our flagship publication British Columbia History magazine. To celebrate the launch we...

Got photos of Langley? Langley Heritage Society wants to know!

The Langley Heritage Society is interested in sharing your old photographs of Langley. Maybe you grew up in Aldergrove, Walnut Grove, Fort Langley, Brookswood,...
Collections Manager Kris Foulds, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford

Langley Heritage Society — December’s Valley Voices program

On the December edition of Valley Voices: Curator Kris Foulds tours the award winning Voices of the Valley permanent exhibition at The Reach Gallery...

UVic Libraries Talk —The First 50 Years of British Columbia’s School Textbooks: 1871-1921

Pia Russell, UVic Learning and Research Librarian for Education, Children's Literature, Gender Studies, and Indigenous Studies, will provide an overview of the first 50...