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 The Nanaimo Museum has been fortunate enough to host a variety of unique events, receptions,as well as literary and photography launchs through out the years. With exciting new opportunities to attend guest curator lectures, and participate in unique cultural events the Nanaimo Museum offers engaging and informative events for all community members. Listed below are current and coming events happening at the museum.

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Upcoming Events


Ivan Sayers Fashion Presentations - Extra Date Added!
Tuesdays, May 26th, June 9 & 16, **NEW DATE: August 11th** 2015 Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Fashion historian Ivan Sayers will give a presentation about the transformation of women's clothing before, during and after WW2. The presentations are part of the Nanaimo Museum's feature exhibit Rationing to Ravishing: The Transformation of Women's Fashions in the 40s & 50s. Ivan Sayers and Claus Jahnke are the guest co-curators of this exhibit, which draws on their extensive textile collection. Join us for Ivan's always popular presentations from 2:00pm - 4:00pm on May 26 & June 9. Cost is $10 (member discount available), and pre-registration is required. All attendees will be entered to win a door prize courtesy of exhibit sponsor Julia's Ladies Clothing. Please call or email us to register. 250-753-1821 or program@nanaimomuseum.ca

Wellington Cemetery Tours
July 16th & August 20th, Time: 10:00am - 10:45am

The Wellington Cemetery is one of the city’s best kept secrets.  The history of the Wellington area and stories of families who lived and were buried there over 100 years ago are featured in the tour.  Tour cost is $10 and pre-registration is required. Please call 250-753-1821 or email program@nanaimomuseum.ca. 


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