In a 2000 square-foot gallery space in the Richmond Cultural Centre, the Richmond Museum displays regularly changing exhibits throughout the year that cover a multitude of topics reflecting the society's mandate. Topics have included, First Nations, Finn Slough, pioneer history, heritage and environmental issues, multiculturalism, aviation, the Interurban railway and archaeology.
For information on our exhibition program contact our Curator of Exhibitions
at 604 247-8333.
November 6, 2014 - October 18, 2015
Interwoven World Crossword Challenge
Explore how western fashion has been influenced for centuries by diverse cultures around the globe. Discover how our clothes, jewelry and army uniforms have ‘borrowed’ everything from silk to khaki to cotton—and adopted the lampshade look, harem pants and other surprising styles!
Open for Business
November 10, 2015 - June 2016
Richmond is a great place to live, work and play located on the edge of the Pacific Ocean where the land meets the sea. It's also an ideal place to do business. Join us as we explore how small businesses have shaped Richmond over time -- and how our community continues to influence and support them.
Language of Learning
February 25, 2014 - October 2014
This exhibition showcases the evolution of education in Richmond, from the early one-room schools to the development of technical schools, trades schools and colleges. Non-traditional educational experiences and the concept of life-long learning will also be explored. The exhibition will draw upon the Museum’s own collection of education artefacts and relevant materials gathered from other institutions and the community.
City Hall Exhibits
The Richmond Museum displays exhibits in five display cases on the main floor of Richmond City Hall. Three of the cases feature Gifts to the Mayor; the remaining three have regularly changing topics.
In the Office: Tools of the Trade
July 10 – December 15, 2015
See some of the technological innovations that have driven changes in our offices, from how we work to how we communicate. Technology has also changed the value we place on different skill sets. How do you think changes in technology will affect Richmond office workers in the future?