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The Langley Centennial Museum’s exhibition areas are divided into two main galleries: the History Gallery and the Temporary Exhibition Gallery. 

Langley is one of the oldest municipalities in the province. In our History Gallery you can discover our collection of First People's woodcarvings, tools, stone sculptures, and basketry. Learn how early Asian and European pioneers adjusted to their new land. Visit the recreated Michaud parlour and the Noel Booth Store to see what life was like for those that came to call Langley home.

Our Temporary Exhibition Gallery displays art, history, or science with a local, regional, national, or international focus. The exhibits here change several times a year. You will be surprised by what you see and by what may be coming next!

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The Sporting Life: A History of Athletic Fashions with Ivan Sayers

February 1 - May 18, 2020

After six years, the museum is once again privileged to work with Ivan Sayers to present a new exhibition, The Sporting Life: A History of Athletic Fashions.  Over 40 mannequins have been outfitted with clothing that speaks to over 100 years of activity, from a riding habit from the 1870s, turn of the last century clothing made suitable for cycling, skiing, fencing, swimming, and even Olympic attire.  The story of who wore them will be included, and the history of the fashionable times the items represent.  The museum will be collaborating for the first time with the Cap’s Bicycle Museum, which will be loaning vintage bicycles for the show.

 

The museum will be holding two fashion shows with Mr. Sayers at the Fort Langley Community Hall on Sunday, March 15 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm.  While fashions of the past are modelled, Mr. Sayers will explain the garment and why it was important, as well as who wore it.  Mr. Sayers is the expert on the subject of historical fashions, and is extremely entertaining.  This isn’t to be missed - get a seat while they last!  Visit https://museum.tol.ca/museum/Portal/events.aspx or call 604.532.3536.

 

 

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