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

  • Lori Snyder in the Garden. Photo: Dana Wilson
  • Artist Laura Kwok.

Botanical Nature Walk


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Meet at the Richmond Public Library, Brighouse Branch

7700 Minoru Gate

Richmond, BC



Offered in English.


Join Métis herbalist Lori Snyder and Richmond-based muralist Laura Kwok for a FREE guided nature walk around Minoru Park and Richmond City Hall to learn about local plant life, herbal remedies, and our relationship with the Earth from an Indigenous and artistic perspective.

This event is part of a series of artist-led community engagement workshops. The contributions from participants will inform the design of a new mural to be painted on the Richmond Cultural Centre Annex.

Lori Snyder is an Indigenous Metis herbalist and educator with a deep knowledge of wild, medicinal and edible plants that grow in everyday spaces. Through Lori’s eyes, our immediate surroundings take on a new life and offer a wealth of untapped nutritional and ecological resources.

Laura Kwok is a Richmond-based illustrator and muralist. She is captivated by the beauty of nature and her artwork is inspired by the grandeur of the natural world. Her recent work focuses on capturing the fluid and ethereal life cycles of flowers and creating a personal language of floral symbolism as a means of self-expression. Laura is curious about how art plays a therapeutic role in healing humans, creating connections, and strengthening communities.



Richmond Public Art Program / Richmond Public Library

The Richmond Public Art Program sparks community participation in the building of our public spaces; offers public access to ideas generated by contemporary art; encourages citizens to take pride in public cultural expression; and creates a forum to address relevant themes and issues.

Richmond Public Library has been proudly serving the Richmond community since 1976 as an essential source of information and learning. Our mission is to create opportunities to learn, connect and belong and our vision is to inspire curiosity, transform lives and empower everyone. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the library is focused on building and growing the community, communicating who we are and what we do; developing and leveraging our resources; expanding access to programs, services and collections; and reimagining space for our community to use.


Richmond Public Art

This event is part of a hub:

Richmond Cultural Centre & Public Library

City of Richmond Richmond, BC

Richmond Cultural Centre is home to many of Richmond’s essential cultural amenities: Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond Museum, City of Richmond Archives, Richmond Arts Centre, Media Lab, Performance Hall, Rooftop Garden, as well as accessible...