Share Your Story
The Kelowna Museums Society is documenting Kelowna’s COVID-19 history. We are collecting objects, artworks, photographs, videos and stories, including personal stories from the community.
Tell us about your experience
We invite you to contribute your thoughts and share your experiences during this historic time. The materials we collect may be used for upcoming exhibitions and as research materials for future generations.
Documentation will continue even after the immediate crisis, as we continue to reflect on the impact COVID-19 has on our community.
Do you have something to contribute? Want to share your story? Please complete the online form.
Share your story: COVID-19
I agree to the following terms: the Kelowna Museums Society reserves the right to edit anything I submit for clarity and brevity, and use my submission in any way they see fit, including for exhibitions, programs, publications, social media and web-based projects. I agree to relinquish copyright of any content I submit to the Kelowna Museums Society and to give permission to store my content in the Kelowna Public Archives, where it may be accessed, without restrictions, by the general public. The Kelowna Museums Society is not obligated to keep any of the content that I submit.
Kelowna Museums Locations
Okanagan Heritage Museum
Kelowna’s flagship museum, the Okanagan Heritage Museum, invites visitors to discover how the Okanagan Valley was formed, to gain insights into the world of our syilx hosts, to learn about the arrival of traders and settlers and so much more.
Okanagan Military Museum
Devoted to the preservation and greater awareness of Okanagan military heritage, the Okanagan Military Museum features uniforms, insignia, badges, firearms and fascinating stories of how locals have contributed to events on the world stage.
One of Kelowna’s most historic and beloved buildings, the Laurel Packinghouse is the oldest and largest packinghouse in BC. Part atmospheric rental venue, part museum, this is a building that charms both locals and visitors alike.
Upcoming Events & Workshops
Thursday evenings are the perfect time to explore the Cultural District! Download the free “ActionBound” app and sleuth your way through mysteries, trivia and more at the Okanagan Heritage Museum, Kelowna Art Gallery and Rotary Centre for the Arts.
Discover the stories of the stones in this unique tour of Kelowna's largest historical site, the Pioneer Cemetery. Led by historian Bob Hayes, you will encounter forgotten neighbourhoods, teacher's corner, mighty pioneer women, and the occasional wildlife spotting in th...