Exhibitions

The museum and archives at Anvil Centre and Irving House are closed to the public until further notice, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). 

For more information, see https://www.newwestcity.ca/city_hall/media/press_releases/site_post/2851.php.

An Ocean of Peace: 
100 Years of Sikhs in New Westminster
 
ਸੁੱਖ ਸਾਗਰ:
ਨਿਊ ਵੈਸਟਮਿਨਸਟਰ ਦੇ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੇ ਪਿਛਲੇ ੧੦੦ ਸਾਲ ਦਾ ਇਤਿਹਾਸ  
 
Faith, activism, and community.  Celebrating 100 years of Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar.
 
#SukhSagar100 
 
Opening night: 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Friday January 24, 2020
 
Exhibit dates: January 16, 2020 – May 31, 2020
 
Gallery 7 at the New Westminster Museum 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Exhibitions:

The Heat Is On: Keeping Warm Then, Keeping Cool Now

Opening Thursday November 7, 6 pm - 8 pm

Exhibit runs to Sunday May 3, 2020

“Keeping warm was something you worked at in the old days,” as local historian Evelyn Benson put it. 

From chopping wood, avoiding the fleas in sawdust burners, and waiting for ice deliveries, to the new challenges climate change brings, New West’s history past and present spotlights forgotten everyday necessities.

Feature Gallery at the New Westminster Museum

3rd floor Anvil Centre

Past Exhibitions:

Wait for Me, Daddy
October 4, 2014 - August 16, 2015

Baskets for Barter
November 29, 2014 - January 24, 2015

Hair Apparent: A Hairy History of New Westminster
April 23 - June 21, 2015

Our Working Waterfront, 1945-2015
July 9 - October 27, 2015

Architectural Gems in the Royal City
September 17, 2015 - May 8, 2016

The Living Archive
June 23 - August 21, 2016

Branching Out: Plants in New Westminster's History
June 2 – November 20, 2016

Ornamenting the Ordinary: Crafts of South Asia

September 10, 2016 – January 2, 2017

Witness Blanket
December 5, 2016 - April 28, 2017

Planning New West:
A History and Future of Urban Development in New Westminster

June 1, 2017 – January 21, 2017

Bottoms Up:
The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City

November 4, 2017 – May 27, 2018

 

 

 

 

Be/Longing
February 17, 2018 - October 7, 2018

People Gotta Move
July 5, 2018 - November 16, 2018

#MOCGottaMove

Getting the Word Out
October 26, 2018 - April 28, 2019

The Long Hours: Art in the BC Penitentiary
August 2018 - July 2019

May 16, 2019 – December 1, 2019