With pandemic travel restrictions still in place, the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) in Victoria might not be able to be an in-person destination for everyone this spring break. However, the museum still has plenty of activities over the next couple weeks to learn and entertain even if you can’t reserve a ticket to visit in person.
Throughout the last year the public has been invited to hang out with the museum staff and specialists via its three regular virtual weekly sessions; RBCM @ Home, RBCM @ Home (Kids) and RBCM @ Outside.
The museum continues to provide interesting and educational over the next few weeks, providing perfect spring break activities. The line up for RBCM @ Home and Outside includes:
RBCM@Home: BC Parks iNaturalist Project
March 16, 2021 – 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Discover more about our current Pocket Gallery installation Collaborating for Conservation with community ecologist and conservation biologist Dr. Brian Starzomski from the University of Victoria who will share how your observations of nature
RBCM@Home (Kids): Paper Airplanes with Colin Stepney
March 17, 2021 – 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Up, up and away with aviation. Join Royal BC Museum volunteer Colin Stepney as we explore the history of airplanes and aviation on Canada’s West Coast.
RBCM@Home: Whale Fossils
March 23, 2021 – 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Meet UVic student Elizabeth Rohlicek and learn about her project working with whale fossils at the Royal BC Museum.
RBCM@Home (Kids): Botanical Art with Coral and Eden Forbes
March 24, 2021 – 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Spring flowers are starting to bloom and are the perfect focus for an art project. Coral and Eden Forbes will press flowers and leaves using supplies from around your home
RBCM@Outside: Springtime at the Beach
March 24, 2021 – 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Join learning program developer Liz Crocker, curator of invertebrates Dr. Henry Choong, and curator of entomology Dr. Joel Gibson for an exploration of a living shoreline. What insects and marine invertebrates will we find on a shoreline in spring?
RBCM@Home: Goes to the Golden BC Museum
March 30, 2021 – 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Take a virtual trip to south eastern British Columbia and the town of Golden. The Golden BC Museum manager, Brittany Newman will be our guide as she shares some of the history of the district.
RBCM@Home (Kids): Excuse Me, I Have a Question with Wesley Macinnis and Bronwen Hudson
March 31, 2021 – 11:00 am to 11:30 am
The Royal BC Museum is a space for curiosity. Visitors of all ages come to the galleries, both in person and online, and they ask lots and lots of questions
To find more details and registrations on the RBCM@Home virtual programs, or to reserve your tickets for an in-person exploration of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, visit royalbcmuseum.bc.ca