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The Museum offers a fascinating look into Haida Gwaii culture from diverse perspectives that explores; Haida knowledge, scientific information, natural specimens, oral history and art all blend together in a fluid and constantly changing exhibit context. We work collaboratively with communities and organizations to provide an inspiring and holistic learning experience of all things Haida Gwaii.Find out more
The underlying theme running through all permanent exhibitions is the complex link between the land, the sea, human beings and the Supernatural Beings that give Haida Gwaii its incomparable natural and cultural character. Every object, art work and archeological piece offers a narrative focusing on its aesthetics, construct, cultural use, and history as derived from our focus on community-based research.
Haida Gwaii is an archipelago located off the northwest coast of British Columbia. The name means “Islands of the people” in the Haida language, and the Indigenous peoples who live here have a deep ancestral connection to the land and sea. Haida Gwaii is also known as the “Galapagos of the North” for its remote and ancient rain forests, stunning shoreline, rich and diverse wildlife, and ancient history and culture.
Pierre Leichner first chose Science. Studying biochemistry and later neurochemistry, he eventually became a physician specializing in psychiatry.
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The Artists in Gwaii Hannas Residency Program, is a unique partnership between the Haida Gwaii Museum and Parks Canada.
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Rooted in Haida Gwaii is a partnership by the Gwaii Trust Society and the HGM. The GTS was designed to support Haida Gwaii initiatives and is committed to supporting artists and local organizations to plan and manage their own development.Find out more »
Robert Davidson intends to not only consider how Davidson engages with his concepts of abstraction, but also how he reveals Haida concepts of form and representation, and how these concepts should be seen as contemporary critical discourse.Find out more »
The Haida Gwaii Museum in partnership with YVR Art Foundation presents an exhibition featuring the artwork of emerging BC First Nations artists and their mentors. The exhibition highlights the significance of mentoring relationships in First Nations cultureFind out more »