The Richmond Museum’s 15th Doors Open Richmond returns this spring as an in-person event – BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

The 15th annual Doors Open Richmond (DOR) returns this spring as a free, in-person and online event from: June 2–5, 2022. All in-person activities will take place on June 4–5, and will be complemented by virtual content available from June 2.

This year edition features 35 sites representing the world cultural diversity and rich heritage, including 21 that will welcome visitors in-person.

There are also five new sites that are participating in DOR for the first time.

The in-person program offers visitors a wide range of activities. Saint Germain Bakery, one of the new sites:

this year, will give tours of their central facility where cakes and pastries are produced. Tours will conclude:

with sample tastings. Richmond Media Lab will show how to bring drawings and figurines to life using the:

magic of stop-motion technology. Visitors can experience a day in the life of a firefighter at Fire Hall # 1,

Richmond’s largest and busiest fire hall, with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Family-run restaurant:

Anar Persian Cuisine will offer an introduction to Persian food, customs, and traditions.

A special shuttle tour will be available on June 4 taking visitors to various places of worship along No. 5:

Road, also known as the “Highway to Heaven.” The tour will stop at the Az-Zahraa Islamic Center, Lingyen:

Mountain Temple, and the Richmond Jamia Mosque.

Most in-person programs require advance registration, with a select number of sites offering drop-in:

activities. Visitors can plan their weekend in advance by visiting: richmondmuseum.ca/doors-open: for more:

information.

The online component of Richmond Open Doors will be available from June 2 on the Richmond Museum’s:

website, richmondmuseum.ca/doors-open:. Highlights include new videos that offer an inside look at the:

important work of Immigrant Services Society of BC and The Kehila Society, a partnership of Jewish:

communal organizations.

Doors Open Richmond 2022 sites:

In-Person:

● Anar Persian Cuisine:

Ef Artefact Storage Facility for City of Richmond:

● Az-Zahraa Islamic Center – drop-in programming:

● Branscombe House:

● Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site:

Hall Fire Hall # 1 – drop-in programming:

● Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site:

● Lingyen Mountain Temple (Canada)

● Richmond Art Gallery – drop-in programming:

● Richmond City Hall:

● Richmond Eastern Catholic Church:

● Richmond Jamia Mosque (Sunni Muslim Congregation)

● Richmond Media Lab – drop-in programming:

● Richmond Museum – drop-in programming:

● Richmond Public Art:

● Richmond Public Library – drop-in programming:

● Richmond RCMP – City Center Community Police Office – drop-in programming:

● Saint Germain Bakery Central Facility: [NEW]

● Steveston Japanese Canadian Cultural Center – drop-in programming:

● The Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency: [NEW]

● Vancouver International Buddhist Progress Society:

Online:

● Fairchild Radio AM1470 & FM96.1:

● Fairchild TV & Talentvision:

Society Immigrant Services Society of BC: [NEW]

Farm London Farm Heritage Site:

Aks Nanaksar Gurdwara Gursikh Temple:

● Richmond Caring Place Society:

● Richmond Family Place Society:

● Richmond Olympic Experience:

● Scotch Pond Heritage Site:

● Sea Island Heritage Society:

● Steveston Japanese Buddhist Temple:

● Steveston Tram:

● SUCCESS Richmond Service Center: [NEW]

● The Kehila Society of Richmond: [NEW]

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