For immediate release
Britannia Beach, BC – The Britannia Mine Museum’s annual Copper & Fire Arts community event is returning Saturday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring talented local artists and their unique metal and earthen crafts.
The Copper & Fire Arts Event features local artists such as metal workers using copper and bronze, ceramic artists using a number of different mediums, and jewelers, including:
Admission for the Copper & Fire Arts event is discounted at 50 per cent, which includes event demonstrations, and a variety of hands-on activities like copper wire crafts. The underground train tour is available at regular admission prices.
The Britannia Mine Museum provides unique and memorable experiences that engage visitors of all ages. Visitors can enjoy fun exhibits and crowd favourites like the underground mine train, gold panning, the historic 20-storey concentrator mill, the minerals and gem gallery, and the Beatty Lundin Visitor Centre.
Located 45 minutes north of Vancouver on the picturesque Sea-to-Sky highway, the Britannia Mine Museum was transformed from a mining legacy site into a vibrant internationally recognized visitor destination in 2010. Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with guided tours throughout the day. Visit www.britanniaminemuseum.ca for more details or call 1-800-896-4044 for more information.
About the Britannia Mine Museum:
The Britannia Mine Museum is a mining legacy site and a vibrant, internationally recognized education and tourist destination located between Vancouver and Whistler on the Sea-to-Sky highway. It is a National Historic Site and a non-profit organization encouraging mining awareness through entertaining, experiential education programs and exhibits, important historic collection preservation and insightful public engagement that allows guests to leave with a better understanding of mining in BC; past, present and future. www.britanniaminemuseum.ca.
Yvonne Chiang. Britannia Mine Museum, 604-880-5090, firstname.lastname@example.org
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