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Press Releases for 2012

Media Release – Iʔ təmxʷulaʔxʷ iʔ txət̓ncutntət – The Land is Our Culture

New exhibit from Kelowna Museums Society and Westbank First Nation explores ancestral connections to the land through cultural and contemporary media. The Kelowna Museums, in collaboration with Westbank First Nation, is proud to present Iʔ təmxʷulaʔxʷ iʔ txət̓ncutntət – The …

Press Release – Professional Theatre Returns to Kelowna

“Mary’s Wedding” – Live Theatre Shoreline Theatre and Kelowna Museums Wednesday, June 20th –Sunday July 1st The Laurel Packinghouse Tickets at the Okanagan Heritage Museum or call (250)763-2417 $32.50 Adult – $15 Senior – $15 Student ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Professional …

Media Release – Something Borrowed, Something Blue – Vintage Weddings with a Modern Twist

For Immediate Release May 8, 2012 Something Borrowed, Something Blue – Vintage Weddings with a Modern Twist You can almost feel it — the spring air is laced with the scent of freshly bloomed buds, the first hint of warm …

Media Release- Spend your Spring Break with Kelowna Museums!

For Immediate Release February 28, 2012 Spend your Spring Break with Kelowna Museums! Affordable Spring Break opportunities at Kelowna Museums. Spring Break is around the corner and parents are eager to enrol their kids in extracurricular activities. However the state …

Public Service Announcement – BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop

February 22, 2012 BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop Celebrates 15 years! Special Birthday Celebration Planned Join us on Thursday, March 1st from 4:00pm to 6:00 pm, at the BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop for a special …

Public Service Announcement – Celebrate Heritage Week with the Kelowna Museums Society

For Immediate Release February 16, 2012 Celebrate Heritage Week with the Kelowna Museums Society A Week of Fun Filled Activities for All Ages. Heritage Week is this Month, and to celebrate, Kelowna Museums Society has a great list of activities …

Public Service Announcement – Exciting New Addition to Heritage Week Activities

For Immediate Release February 16, 2012 Exciting New Addition to Heritage Week Activities Heritage week 2012 promises a POWERFUL presentation! “We are thrilled to be hosting our very first Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture at the Okanagan Heritage Museum on …

Public Service Announcement – Culture Tour

For Immediate Release February 16, 2012 Culture Tour 2012 A Tour of Kelowna’s Religious Culture On Tuesday, 21 February 2012, during Canada’s Heritage Week and in the spirit of Harmony day, the Kelowna Museums Society will be hosting a Culture …

Public Service Announcement – Become and Exhibit Explorer!

Public Service Announcement For Immediate Release February 16, 2012 Become and Exhibit Explorer! Celebrate the Heritage of Power with the Kelowna Museums Society! Be an exhibit explorer, and celebrate the Heritage of Power with the Kelowna Museums Society! During Heritage …

Public Service Announcement – Heritage Week

Media Release For Immediate Release February 8, 2012 It’s Heritage Week at the Kelowna Museums Celebrate the Heritage of Power Heritage week is this Month, and to celebrate, Kelowna Museums Society has a great list of activities and exhibits to …

Press Release – Something Old, Something New

The Kelowna Museums Society is having a wedding, and you’re invited! On March 8th 2012, in conjunction with the opening of our newest exhibition, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, which can be seen at the Okanagan Heritage Museum, we will be throwing a wedding reception themed fundraiser at the historic Laurel Packinghouse.
Press Releases for 2013

Kelowna Museums announces inductees into the Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Museum on June 18th, 2013

The Central Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame Museum is celebrating its sixth year of operation and will welcome four new members in 2013. The newest inductees will be announced at a press conference on Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 beginning at …

A Royal Name for A Royal Bee

A Royal Name for A Royal Bee Kelowna Museums holds contest to name new Queen Bee. Here at the BC Orchard Industry Museum we have a live bee hive to show our visitors the inner workings of bees and how …

Foundations to Build On

Public Service Announcement For Immediate Release April 24, 2013 Foundations to Build On Kelowna Museums builds new exhibit on history of Kelowna. Since the first permanent settlements in the area, the land that is now encompassed by the City of …

A Chance for Peace in Korea

Public Service Announcement For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 A Chance for Peace in Korea Okanagan Military Museum opens new exhibit in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. The Kelowna Museums Society is proud to announce …

International Women’s Day with Kelowna Museums

Public Service Announcement For Immediate Release Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 International Women’s Day with Kelowna Museums Kelowna Museums Society offers guided tour of new exhibit Friday, March 8th, 2013 is International Women’s Day. This is a day that is designated …

Kelowna Museums Commemorates the BC Dragoons

Public Service Announcement For Immediate Release Kelowna Museums Commemorates the BC Dragoons History of BC Dragoons celebrated in new book. In 2011, the Kelowna Museums Society celebrated the centennial anniversary of the BC Dragoons with a special exhibition at the …
Press Releases for 2014

2104 Annual General Meeting

The Kelowna Museums Society Board of Directors is pleased to announce that this year’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm.