Public Programs


Public Programs

The Vancouver Maritime Museum offers a wide range of public program and special events throughout the year, from book talks and lecture series to musical performances and artist talks. If you are interested in partnering with us to put on a program, please email

For upcoming programs and events, please check our upcoming events page.



The VMM Outreach team regularly participates in community events like Diver’s Weekend, the Richmond Maritime Festival, and RiverFest to bring maritime history into the community. See our events listings for upcoming outreach activities. 


Light Up The Harbour 2023

The Vancouver Maritime Museum hosted a festive holiday light “switch-on” event Thursday night at Vancouver's Heritage Harbour. Community members gathered to listen to a children's choir, drink hot chocolate and watch False Creek Ferries perform their popular “ferry...

Hōkūle‘a arrives at Vancouver Maritime Museum

Hawaiʻi’s iconic voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa arrived at Heritage Harbor at the Vancouver Maritime Museum on Saturday 5th August at 10 a.m. PST, the last port for Leg 5 of Moananuiākea Voyage around the Pacific. The crew was received by Lamxacha Siyám Mike Billy, esteemed...

The work our lead sponsor Teekay is doing around the world!

For the Night at the Speakeasy – A VMM Fundraiser, we wanted to take a moment to introduce our lead sponsor: Teekay Shipping! Established in 1973, Teekay has developed from a regional shipping company into one of the world’s largest marine energy transportation...

In memoriam: Phil Nuytten

Phil Nuytten, an internationally-recognized pioneer in the deep sea world of diving, died unexpectedly on May 13th, 2023. He was 81 and still full of innovative ideas. Phil was only a teenager when he opened Vancouver’s first dive shop. Switching to commercial diving,...
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