Past Exhibits

At the Museum


The Britannia Mine Museum is interested in providing diverse ways for audiences to connect with and understand why mining is relevant to them.

Previous art exhibits at the Museum have included:

  • 2012 - MINed by Margie McDonald
    Featuring mixed media sculptures which utilize recycled metals to reflect mining, mined products and how it can influence art.
  • 2012 - STOLEN LIVES.
    Remembering the Japanese Canadian Internment 70 Years On. This photo exhibit commemorated the anniversary of the internment of Japanese Canadians from the BC coast during World War II.
  • 2009 "Unearthed" by Patricia Chauncey.
    A sensitive body of work inspired by the physical attributes of the Britannia Mine site.
  • 2009 - Transforming Natural Capital
    A stunning series of black and white photographs documenting BC's mining history by Lawrence Hislop.
  • 2008 - Buddha's Eye.
    Collection of abstract photographs by Fiona Spalding-Smith was a reflection on the Rocks of Hornby Island.
  • 2007 - Metamorphosis Evolution
    Twenty nine of Sea to Sky Corridor's leading artists created new pieces that reflected their relationship with mining and mined materials.