Getting the Word Out Associated Programs

Adult

Protest & Propaganda: Printmaking Workshop (18+ years)

Learn about New Westminster’s history of printmaking and propaganda in our museum gallery, then create a relief print of your own New Westminster-inspired propaganda poster during this hands-on printmaking workshop. This program is in association with New Westminster Museum’s feature exhibition, Getting the Word Out. All supplies included.

Anvil Centre Studio 411A     
Thursday, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
February 28
Registration Fee: $16.00  16610


SFU Philosopher’s Café – Getting the Word Out (16+ years)
In association with New Westminster Museum’s feature exhibition, Getting the Word Out, discuss relevant philosophical issues with members of your community. How do we get access to correct information via the mainstream media outlets? Are they reliable?  Is there such a thing as "fake news"?  What are the effects of propaganda?  Finally, what is our responsibility to ensure that healthy and responsible communications are part of our real experiences?
Moderator: Valerie Malla

New Westminster Museum at Anvil Centre  
Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 pm
March 6
Drop-in Fee: Free


Family

Read All About It (All Ages)
In association with New Westminster Museum’s feature exhibition, Getting the Word Out, join New Westminster archivist Barry Dykes as he presents and discusses the archives’ newspaper collection ranging from the 1870s up to the modern era. Barry will explain the value of historic newspapers, the importance of preserving them, and how modern technologies are making them widely accessible.

Anvil Centre Studio 411A     
Saturday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
February 9
Registration Required: By Donation  16633


The Changing Face of Journalism: Panel Discussion (All Ages)
How has the role of journalists and our local newspapers changed since the 1990s, especially in the age of digital news? In association with New Westminster Museum’s feature exhibition, Getting the Word Out, join Mario Bartel and a group of local panelists as they discuss their combined decades of experience telling stories and connecting communities in the Greater Vancouver Area.

Anvil Centre Studio 411A   
Saturday, 10:30 am-12:00 pm
March 9
Registration Required: By Donation  16632