Museum

D-day pilot Jack Logan celebrated his 100th birthday at the Langley Museum of Flight, which put its SE5A replace into the air for a fly-past. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: D-Day pilot’s 100th birthday is celebrated with a fly-past at Langley museum

Jack Logan started his career flying in a biplane trainer and ended as captain of a jumbo jet

 

Alder Grove Heritage Society in located inside the Telephone Museum. (Aldergrove Star files)

Alder Grove Heritage Society readies for reopening

Tami Quiring talked about the importance of local history on BC Museum Portraits Project

 

Pilots from the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley were unable to take part in the actual Vimy Ridge centennial tribute in France in 2017, and similarly they were grounded today – the 103rd anniversary of the battle. This time due to weather conditions. (Canadian Museum of Flight/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vimy Ridge flyby tribute just not in the cards?

This time, for a different reason, Canadian Museum of Flight pilots couldn’t take to the air – again

 

(Black Press Media files)

Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Six-year-old Harmony Kim from Willoughby demonstrated her own form of flying during her family visit to the Canadian Museum of Flight at Langley airport on Sunday, Feb. 14 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Six-year-old Harmony Kim from Willoughby demonstrated her own form of flying during her family visit to the Canadian Museum of Flight at Langley airport on Sunday, Feb. 14 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Curator Kobi Christian with an exhibit on historic clothing that was on display at the Langley Centennial Museum last February. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley museum gets $75,000 grant for printmaking studio

The funding is to go towards improving facilities

Curator Kobi Christian with an exhibit on historic clothing that was on display at the Langley Centennial Museum last February. (Langley Advance Times files)
The B.C. Farm Museum honoured Langley’s Ann Blaauw at a small ceremony on Monday, Nov. 2. Blaauw recently donated $250,000 to the volunteer-run museum. (Mike Prangnell/B.C. Farm Museum)

Langley’s farm museum welcomes generous donation

Volunteer-run B.C. Farm Museum recognizes two local supporters

The B.C. Farm Museum honoured Langley’s Ann Blaauw at a small ceremony on Monday, Nov. 2. Blaauw recently donated $250,000 to the volunteer-run museum. (Mike Prangnell/B.C. Farm Museum)
Someone vandalized the Telephone Museum and Archives in Aldergrove. (Tami Quiring/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Alder Grove Heritage Society vandalized with bright pink graffiti

Tami Quiring, president of the society, said its the second incident involving that writing style

Someone vandalized the Telephone Museum and Archives in Aldergrove. (Tami Quiring/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Langley Centennial Museum’s latest exhibition, “Roaring! Langley in the 1920s” can currently be visited virtually (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Centennial Museum’s latest exhibition, “Roaring! Langley in the 1920s” can currently be visited virtually (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Summer student Natalie Reddy has been scanning archival documents for volunteers to transcribe to help enhance accessibility to information at Langley Centennial Museum. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Volunteer Transcription Opportunities Bring Langley’s History Alive

Centennial Museum looking for help digitizing letters dating back to 1890s

Summer student Natalie Reddy has been scanning archival documents for volunteers to transcribe to help enhance accessibility to information at Langley Centennial Museum. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
BC Vintage Truck Museum president Anna Dean drives a classic truck called the “Pink Lady.” Dean recently announced the truck museum would reopen to the public July 25. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cloverdale’s truck museum to reopen

BC Vintage Truck Museum set to open to public July 25

BC Vintage Truck Museum president Anna Dean drives a classic truck called the “Pink Lady.” Dean recently announced the truck museum would reopen to the public July 25. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flaps up and prepare for lift off: Langley museum ready to take flight again

Canadian Museum of Flight re-opens to the public, after three months of behind the scene’s work

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Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The public can no longer try out the interactive displays, such as a rope-making machine, at the B.C. Farm Museum while the pandemic is still occurring. (Black Press Media files)

Langley’s farm museum opens but with precautions

The biggest change is the volunteer-run museum can no longer demonstrate its heritage machines

The public can no longer try out the interactive displays, such as a rope-making machine, at the B.C. Farm Museum while the pandemic is still occurring. (Black Press Media files)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

Langley Centennial Museum will hold vintage fashion shows on March 15

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Museum explores Langley’s living languages

Museum explores Langley’s living languages

Langley Centennial Museum presents new First Peoples’ exhibit “Our Living Languages”

Museum explores Langley’s living languages
The proposed location of the sculpture. (City of Surrey)

City seeks artist bids on $180K sculpture project for new Museum of Surrey campus

Surrey is looking to create an illuminated sculpture for the upcoming heritage campus

The proposed location of the sculpture. (City of Surrey)
VIDEO: Get a sneak peek at the newly renovated BC Vintage Truck Museum

VIDEO: Get a sneak peek at the newly renovated BC Vintage Truck Museum

Volunteers have been working around the clock to finish the $50,000 renovation of Cloverdale museum

VIDEO: Get a sneak peek at the newly renovated BC Vintage Truck Museum
B.C. Vintage Truck Museum gives a truck full of clothes to wildfire evacuees

B.C. Vintage Truck Museum gives a truck full of clothes to wildfire evacuees

‘It’s all about being a good neighbour’: museum supports nearby Cloverdale evacuation centre

B.C. Vintage Truck Museum gives a truck full of clothes to wildfire evacuees