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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Pride in Place: Historical Representation of 2SLGBTQIA+ Communities in the Okanagan


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Museum and Archives of Vernon

3009 32 Avenue

Vernon, BC


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Whose history is represented in your local museum and archive?

Whose stories are considered important, valuable, and worth preserving for future generations?

To honour and celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ History month, come to Vernon Museum & Archives (MAV) for an exhibit of 2SLGBTQIA+ items of cultural significance and a community discussion about the representation of queer history in the Okanagan. Join Donna Langille, the Community Engagement Librarian at UBC’s Okanagan Campus, and special guests Susan Armstrong, Madeline Terbasket and Dawn Tucker to discuss how the lived experiences of the historically underrepresented 2SLGBTQIA+ community can have more Pride in Place in local museums, archives and other cultural institutions.

Reception: 6pm (Cash bar will be available. Cash Only)

Discussion: 7pm

This is event is sponsored by UBC Community Engagement and UBC Okanagan Library, Special Collections and Archives.



Museum and Archives of Vernon

The Museum & Archives of Vernon (MAV) is an active and enthusiastic civic partner in the vibrant, diverse North Okanagan community. MAV is dedicated to encouraging a deeper understanding of the Greater Vernon area through stories, objects, exhibits, archives, and shared experiences.

This event is part of a hub:

Vernon Arts Hub

Arts Council of the North Okanagan Vernon, BC

The Arts Council of the North Okanagan - along with the rest of BC and Canada - is celebrating 24 days of Arts & Culture. There are events and activities to suit every age and interest, and all events are FREE or pay as you may. Enjoy...