Monday, January 7, 2013

Royal BC Museum Admission by Donation Week Jan 2-9 #WPY2012 #yyj @RoyalBCMuseum

Royal BC Museum offers Admission by Donation Week

Victoria, BC – As a gift to thank the community, the Royal BC Museum is continuing its New Year’s tradition of offering Admission by Donation Week. Visitors are asked to pay what they can from January 2 ‐ 9, 2013.

This will also be an opportunity for visitors to experience Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012, the new Royal BC Museum exhibition featuring the world’s best nature photographs. This visually striking exhibition from the Natural History Museum in London showcases 100 large-scale, backlit photographs in 19 categories (including Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Endangered Wildlife, World in Our Hands and Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year) chosen from more than 48,000 international entries from 98 countries.

Holiday festivities continue at the Royal BC Museum – the streets of Old Town are decked in the season’s finest, welcoming visitors to experience an old‐fashioned Victorian Christmas.

see also: 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

About the Royal BC Museum

As the provincial museum and archives, the Royal BC Museum preserves and shares the stories of British Columbia – on-site, off-site and online – through its research, collections, exhibitions, publications and educational programs. Its two-hectare cultural precinct in Victoria also includes a number of historically significant buildings and First Nations sites.

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