EXPLORE THE ARCHIVES
This summer discover Mission's storied past and the Archives extensive collection by attending our upcoming events and exhibitions.
Miss Clemo's ART Notebook
June 6th - August 31, 2019 | Public Hours
Visit the Archives to view an extraordinary archival exhibit featuring some of the artwork by Claire Clemo (1934-2017 "better known to thousands of former Mission students as Miss Clemo" who taught at Mission Central Elementary for over 3 decades. She created the artwork while taking a course at the University of British Columbia titled: "Philosophy of Art Education and Child Development."
Sunset Markets in the Park | Fraser River Park
Tuesday, July 16 & August 20,2019 | 10:00-4:30PM
Stop by our tent where you can purchase unique gifts highlighting the archives holdings and our community history, including: the newly published book Mission As It Was,
now in its second printing.
MISSION FEST | Mission Community Archives
Saturday, August 10th,2019 | 10:00-4:30PM
Find out about the place where the treasures of our community's storied past are housed! Join us for a tour featuring highlights of our collection, including the impressive Carl Klenk Postcard collection comprised of over 700 images.
24th Annual Women of Mission Gala
Saturday, Octoboer 19, 2019 | 1:00-3:00PM
Our community would not be what it is today without the women that helped build it. Join us on October 19th as we celebrate and honour community worker Olene Chaplin, choir director Deborah Handley and educator Denyse Taverner through the Archives Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program
. Tickets to the event can be purchased on the website starting next month.
For further information, please contact the Community Archivist, Val Billesberger, by calling 604 820-2621 (Thursdays or Friday afternoons only) or send her an email
SAVE THE DATE - September 28,2019
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Mission Community Archives. This milestone will be celebrated during Culture Days weekend on Saturday, September 28th. A variety of programs and activities are planned and everyone is invited to attend.
Watch for more information on the website this summer and and also on our Facebook