Adult - Museum Programs

Stout Suds - Natural Beer Soap Making! (19+ years)
Beer – the great skin conditioner!  From pre-blended vegan bases, learn the basics of creating beer soap.  Previous knowledge of cold process soap making is NOT necessary.  Using a stout beer, create a cedarwood and lemon bar. Explore different ingredients, methods and techniques that you can use to create exciting soaps.  Learn about troubleshooting, history and packaging/decorating your soaps!  Also, receive a finished soap bar. Please bring a hand towel to class.  Come to class scent free and bring an apron (or wear appropriate clothing).  ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED IN COURSE FEE. 
Anvil Centre Room 311
Thursday, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
February 22
Registration Fee: $30.00               162109

Museum Book Club (16+ years)
Engage with Anvil Centre’s exhibitions in a meaningful way by discussing non-fiction literature. We will tour the associated exhibit and explore the themes, stories and objects that intersect with the novel and gain in-depth insight into the museum’s latest exhibit. The book club meets on a Saturday morning every three months. This month’s book will be From Bombs to Books: The Remarkable Stories of Refugee Children and their Families at an Exceptional Canadian School by David Starr, in preparation for our Canada 150 exhibition, opening in February.
Anvil Centre Room 311    
Saturday, 10:00 - 11:00 am
January 20
Drop-in Fee: Free

Sips & Scripts (19+ years)
Don’t limit your drink pairings to just wine and cheese. Join us at Anvil Centre to try a new pairing - drink and a play. As part of our feature exhibition, Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink, come listen and/or participate in a live play reading at Anvil Centre. Roles will be chosen from a hat of willing participants just prior to the reading. You also will be able to sip on a beverage chosen to match the play! The exact play will be chosen through a twitter/Facebook poll prior to the event, so be sure to follow @anvilctr on twitter and @NWMuseumandArchives on Facebook to have your chance to choose!
Anvil Centre
Thursday, 7:00 pm
February 8
Registration Required: Free

Chocolatl: The Ancient Drink of Gods
Come experience chocolate like never before! Experience a guided tour of our exhibition Bottoms Up: The Cultures of Drink in the Royal City, then join us as we take you on a journey of authentic chocolate drinks, customs and history from Mexico and Columbia.  Not only will you get to try these fantastic drinks, but you will also leave with a recipe and resource package so that you can create them at home and wow your friends and family. This sweet and savoury experience will have your taste buds rejoicing!
Anvil Centre Room 311
Thursday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
February 1
Registration Required: $14.50     162283

Victorian Book Club (16+ years)
Discuss Victorian literature and culture as you sip tea in the luxurious 1865 Irving House.  We will read literary works by the Brontës, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Mark Twain and others. This is the perfect opportunity to meet new people and get involved in your community! The club meets on Saturday’s every two months.
Irving House
Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Call for dates
Drop-In Fee: By Donation

High Tea at Irving House (14+ years)
Tea has become a staple in many Canadian homes, but what is High Tea and how does it differ from afternoon tea? How has tea impacted world events, world cultures and the Canadian culture? Join us at Irving House as we learn about this staple in Canadian homes and enjoy a proper sitting of this tradition.
Irving House 604.527.4640
Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
February 12
Registration Fee: $20.00               161868

Victorian Book Club

(1

6+ years)

Discuss Victorian literature and culture as you sip tea in the luxurious 18

65 Irving House. We will read literary works by

the Brontës, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. We

lls, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Mark

Twain and others. This is the perfect opportunity to meet new people

and get involved in your community! The club

meets on Saturday

s

every two months.

Irving House

Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Call for dates

Drop-In Fee: By Donation

High Tea at Irving House (14+ years)

Tea has become a staple in many Canadian homes, but what is High Tea and

how does it differ from afternoon tea? How

has tea impacted world events, world cultures and the Canadian culture? Jo

in us at Irving House as we learn about this

staple in Canadian homes and enjoy a proper sitting of this tradition.

Irving House 604.527.4640

Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

February 12

Registration Fee: $20.00

161868

Victorian Book Club

(1

6+ years)

Discuss Victorian literature and culture as you sip tea in the luxurious 18

65 Irving House. We will read literary works by

the Brontës, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. We

lls, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Mark

Twain and others. This is the perfect opportunity to meet new people

and get involved in your community! The club

meets on Saturday

s

every two months.

Irving House

Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Call for dates

Drop-In Fee: By Donation

High Tea at Irving House (14+ years)

Tea has become a staple in many Canadian homes, but what is High Tea and

how does it differ from afternoon tea? How

has tea impacted world events, world cultures and the Canadian culture? Jo

in us at Irving House as we learn about this

staple in Canadian homes and enjoy a proper sitting of this tradition.

Irving House 604.527.4640

Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

February 12

Registration Fee: $20.00

161868

Victorian Valentine

s Family Drop-In (All Ages)

Learn about old-time Valentines and then make your own cards to send out to

your sweetheart!

Irving House 604.527.4640

Sun

day, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

February

12

Drop-In Fee: By Donation

Victorian Book Club

(1

6+ years)

Discuss Victorian literature and culture as you sip tea in the luxurious 18

65 Irving House. We will read literary works by

the Brontës, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, H. G. We

lls, Joseph Conrad, Henry James, Mark

Twain and others. This is the perfect opportunity to meet new people

and get involved in your community! The club

meets on Saturday

s

every two months.

Irving House

Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Call for dates

Drop-In Fee: By Donation

High Tea at Irving House (14+ years)

Tea has become a staple in many Canadian homes, but what is High Tea and

how does it differ from afternoon tea? How

has tea impacted world events, world cultures and the Canadian culture? Jo

in us at Irving House as we learn about this

staple in Canadian homes and enjoy a proper sitting of this tradition.

Irving House 604.527.4640

Sunday, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

February 12

Registration Fee: $20.00

161868

Victorian Valentine

s Family Drop-In (All Ages)

Learn about old-time Valentines and then make your own cards to send out to

your sweetheart!

Irving House 604.527.4640

Sun

day, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

February

12

 

Drop-In Fee: By Donation