On February 18 of this year, the award-winning Bateman Gallery in Victoria closed forever. The Bateman Gallery was a professionally run museum and had every advantage going for it: located […]
Mi nombre es Fernanda Fernández. Soy la Asistente de Programación y Archivos en el Cranbrook History Centre. Actualmente llevo a cabo una investigación sobre inmigración latinoamericana en la región de […]
by Fernanda Fernandez Most of us don’t usually think about railroads today. I can count with one hand the times I have travelled on trains. That has changed […]
Two iconic towers in Cranbrook and their design origins.
What would Canada’s version of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, or the Breaker mansions might be? We think that railway hotels represent some of our country’s most iconic architecture. Read about Canadian Chateau style in this month’s blog.
With the receipt of a new donation, we are happy to announce that we will be expanding our Junior Paleontology Summer Camp in 2021.
As late as the early 1900’s, women did not have voting rights, property rights, or even the right to be considered “persons” by law – a technicality that meant they could not become legislators, coroners, magistrates, jury members, or judges.
Black History Month, which has been officially recognized in Canada since February 1995, is a time for us to acknowledge the history and accomplishments of Black Canadians.
As the holiday season approaches, it’s hard to look forward to Christmas 2020 without comparing it to holidays past. As we work together to keep each other safe during the […]
We may not be gathering to remember this year, but our veterans will not be forgotten. At the Cranbrook History Centre, we remember all who have served to protect our […]