Museum & Archives’ AGM is coming up

The Revelstoke Museum & Archives Association is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, January 17, at 7 pm upstairs at the museum, located at 315 First Street West.

“We would love to have you join us for the brief meeting, which will be followed by refreshments and beverages,” the4 museum said in an e-mail sent to its members. “We have had another successful year, and we welcome you to join with us as we celebrate our successes and look forward to another year of great programming, exhibits, and events.”

Members are encouraged to renew their memberships before the AGM, which will allow them to vote at the meeting. Memberships are $25 annually, and $40 for couples/families. Privileges include free admission, gift shop discounts, and a free family pass for your visitors.

Museum Curator Cathy English also released the 2017 schedule for her acclaimed Brown Bag History lunch-hour talks:

Brown Bag History 2017

January 11 – Revelstoke in 1917

January 25 – Three Passes – Canada’s Gateway to the Pacific – Guest Speaker John Woods

February 8 – Pioneer Educators

February 22 – Heritage Buildings in Revelstoke

March 8 – The Land Still Thunders – Bringing You Tomorrow’s Avalanche History Today – Guest Speaker John Woods

March 22 – Growing Up in Revelstoke

April 5    – Vimy Ridge Remembered – Guest Speaker Ken English

April 19 – Italian Community

May 3 – Forest History Panel – local forester talk about their history working in the industry

May 17 – Japanese Community

May 31 – Chinese Community

June 14 – Treasures from the Museum

June 28 – Brown Bag Picnic