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Advanced reservations are required for in person visits to the Langley Centennial Museum. Please visit www.tol.ca/recregister to book your one hour reservation.

For all COVID-related Township updates, service interruptions, and park and facility status information, visit https://www.tol.ca/news/COVID19-info/

Exhibits

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 Indigenous woodcarvings, tools, stone sculptures, and basketry. Learn how early Asian and European settlers 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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Creative Reuse Art & Design Exhibit

Upcycling ExhibitFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 22, 2021

Langley Centennial Museum, in partnership with the Langley Arts Council, is opening a new exhibit titled “Creative Reuse: The Art of Upcycling” featuring works of art and design created from items that would otherwise end up in our landfills. Each piece is composed from a minimum of 75% found or repurposed materials, giving it a unique new value and aesthetically pleasing function.

The upcycling movement has witnessed a resurgence as people work to combat climate change. However, the “do what you can with what you’ve got” approach has existed throughout history, particularly when resources have been harder to access during times of war, pandemics, and economic depressions. It is hoped that visitors to the exhibit will be inspired to find ways to upcycle items in all aspects of life, and explore ways for households, workplaces, and businesses to consume less, reuse, and repurpose, creating sustainable and long-term change.

Over 27 artists are featured with over 40 pieces of art. The exhibit runs from Earth Day, April 22, until July 11. To see the display, and possibly be inspired to make something yourself, book a visit to the museum at https://www.tol.ca/recregister​.

 

 

Yorke Graham         Valerie Arntzen         Arnt Arntzen
*Art by Yorke Graham, Valerie Arntzen and Arnt Arntzen
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