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Modernism in the Pacific Northwest

I have to say I was a little skeptical about this show at the Seattle Art Museum.  It’s not that I doubt the quality of the shows at SAM, but I have a little bias against… 237 more words

Emily Carr

A special spot in Canada

Pencils, color pencils, crayons, pens, and erasers. Those were the only things I thought I needed to create a world made entirely by me. I was a content child. 266 more words

Thoreauvian exercise #1- Blaine Harbor

Saturday – October 12th

Semiahmoo Bay is as solemn as a deliberating judge. Today the surface is flat calm, a horizontal pane of thick weathered glass reflecting the sun’s light but not the radiant heat. 1,652 more words

Whimsical Ponderings

Evening Tea & Tales at the Library

The Museum’s Tea and Tales program is expanding with an after-hours version this summer at the library to commemorate the 100 Year Anniversary of the Coming of the Rail to Pemberton. 31 more words


Finding Emily

A few months ago we visited the Royal BC Archives as part of the Museum Artist Residency. After poking around the extensive library of original records, marvelling at the hand bound covers of very old books, and looking through drawers of beautifully hand written documents from over 100 years ago (the calligraphy!), we ended up in this room in the basement full of art. 662 more words