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."
A New BEGINNING
September 1 - 31st,2019 | Mission Library
33247 2nd Ave, Mission, BC V2V 1J9
Visit the Mission Community Library to view a celebratory exhibit by the Mission Community Archives highlighting the opening of the library AND the Community Archives buildings twenty-five years ago this year.
ARCHIVES 30th ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, September 28th, 2019 | 1:00 - 3:00PM
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Mission Community Archives. SAVE THE DATE and join us to celebrate this milestone during BC Culture Days weekend. Open house and the laumch of NEW services. Watch for more information on the website and and also on our Facebook
24th Annual Women of Mission Gala
Saturday, October 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