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 - July 5, 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
July 23, 2015 - March 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.
Thinking on Your Feet
March 26 – July 30, 2015
Our guest curators, ages 9-12, designed the Thinking on Your Feet exhibit during the Richmond Museum’s Spring Break 2015 Create an Exhibit program. This exhibit looks at our footwear and what it says about us. Come and find out what our curators think.