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Annual Dickens Christmas Tea

Annual Dicken’s Christmas Tea | December 2, 2017

Posted on November 5, 2017 · Posted in Museum News, Special Events

The Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society will be holding it’s annual Dicken’s  Christmas Tea on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at the Cheam Village Conference Room, 1525 Mackay Cr., Agassiz from 1:30 – 3:30pm. The.. read more

Agassiz-Harrison Museum storage before the renovations

Collections Shelving Project Underway

Posted on November 4, 2017 · Posted in Museum News

The museum staff and volunteers have been working on improving the museum’s collections storage this year, thanks to a grant received called: British Columbia | Canada 150: Celebrating B.C. Communities.. read more

Beautiful view of Mt Cheam as seen from Agassiz British Columbia

Kent and Harrison featured on new Scenic 7 Website

Posted on October 6, 2017 · Posted in Tourism News

The Agassiz-Harrison Museum and the District of Kent are proud to announce the launch of Scenic 7’s new website: www.scenic7bc.com.  Scenic 7 is a tourism marketing consortium made up with representatives.. read more

Heritage 150 in the Park is a Wrap!

Posted on September 2, 2017 · Posted in Museum News, Special Events

If you happen to have been in Agassiz on Wednesday evenings this summer you will know that residents and visitors alike enjoyed the Heritage 150 in the Park event –.. read more

Agassiz-Harrison Military History Online Exhibit

Posted on July 22, 2017 · Posted in Museum News

We are happy to launch the online portion of our recent exhibition: Agassiz-Harrison Military History. Research for this website was undertaken by the volunteers of the Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society. Special.. read more

Welcome to Summer Student Quiana Borges

Posted on July 14, 2017 · Posted in History, Museum News

We finally caught up with summer student Quiana Borges who is happy to introduce herself to the Agassiz-Harrison museum community: Hello, My name is Quiana Borges, I’m very excited to.. read more

Exhibit Opening: Agassiz-Harrison’s Military History

Posted on July 10, 2017 · Posted in Museum News, Special Events

Join us on Saturday, July 22 as we officially open our newest exhibit Agassiz-Harrison Military History from 12:00 – 2:00pm at the Agassiz-Harrison Museum. Light refreshments will be served, all.. read more

Summer Music Series – Heritage 150 in the Park

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A Canada 150-themed music series is coming to Agassiz’s Pioneer Park for three Wednesday evenings this July and August. The free outdoor concert is called Heritage 150 in the Park.. read more

Virtual Museum of Canada logo

Knee High by the First of July – An Online Exhibit

Posted on June 21, 2017 · Posted in Museum News

The Agassiz-Harrison Museum has received funding from the Virtual Museum of Canada’ s Community Stories Investment Program. An online exhibit, entitled Knee High by the First of July explores the cultivation.. read more

Welcome to new Summer Staff

Posted on June 12, 2017 · Posted in Museum News

The Agassiz-Harrison Museum welcomes two new faces to the museum and visitor information team this summer. Alexandra DeFazio and Quiana Borges will be working through the summer undertaking museum collection,.. read more