To Canada With Love: A Canada 150 Travelling Pavilion Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday

Since 2008, photographer Tim Van Horn has taken 54,000 portraits of Canadians across our country. He's visited remote fishing villages, small prairie towns, and metropolitan centres to document people’s lives. On July 1, 2017, after eight years of travelling and building connections across the country, Van Horn will reveal the Canadian mosaic - an all‑encompassing, inspiring portrayal of who we are as a country and a people.  
 
But first …
 
He’ll stop in Kamloops! It’s worth noting that Kamloops is one of only 150 stops along his route, and Tim will be here for only one day.
 
On Friday, June 23, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, the travelling pavilion will be parked outside the Kamloops Museum & Archives (on 2nd Avenue, between St. Paul Street and Seymour Street). By visiting the pavilion, you’ll have the opportunity to be included in Van Horn’s ever‑expanding Canadian Mosaic Project.
 
Alongside the travelling pavilion, we are pleased to be hosting other exciting events that day. From 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, St. Andrews on the Square will be buzzing with activities, and you’ll find the Kamloops Heritage Railway, the Kamloops Arts Council’s Rivertown Players, and the Downtown Kamloops Ambassadors! There will also be outdoor seating, yoga, local artisans, games, and food trucks (A & D Dogs and JS-ausage).

Schedule of Events:

9:00 am-6:00 pm: Explore the Travelling Pavilion and meet Tim Van Horn.

10:00 am-4:00 pm: The KMA will present 10-minute Pop-Up Artifact Chats every hour on the hour, and the final chat will take place at 4:00 pm. Each Artifact Chat is different.

10:00-11:00 am: Mindful Movement with Let’s Move Studio.

11:00 am-6:00 pm: St. Andrew’s on the Square will host the Kamloops Heritage Railway, the Kamloops Arts Council's Rivertown Players, local artisans, and the Downtown Kamloops Ambassadors.

11:00 am-4:30 pm: Live Music: Malik Mohammed at 11:00 am; Frank Stofanik at 2:00 pm

5:00-6:00 pm: Yoga in the Park with Let’s Move Studio