c̓əsnaʔəm, The City Before The City Exhibition
Musqueam First Nation, the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC, and the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) have partnered on a groundbreaking exploration of Musqueam's ancient landscape and living culture c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city — a series of three distinct exhibitions, opening in January 2015. The unified exhibits will connect visitors with c̓əsnaʔəm — one of the largest ancient village and burial sites upon which Vancouver was built — sharing its powerful 5,000-year history and continuing significance.
Open hours at the Musqueam Cultural Education and Resource Centre
NOTE: The Musqueam Cultural Education and Resource Centre will be closed for Canada Day long weekend.
Self-guided tours are available Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Sundays and Mondays. Guided tours by appointment Tuesday through Satursday.
- Canadian Art. "15 Shows We Want to See in 2015." Jan. 1, 2015.
- Vancouver Magazine. "The City Before the City: The Musqueam First Nation." Jan. 5, 2015
- The Globe and Mail. "Using traces from Vancouver’s past, a vibrant community is recognized." Jan. 16, 2015